As 42nd Season Closes, Critic Weighs In On Acclaim For 'Saturday Night Live'

May 19, 2017
Originally published on May 19, 2017 5:30 pm

“Saturday Night Live” has enjoyed a season of high ratings, thanks in part to its topical comedy. This weekend's season finale will also be the last for one of the show’s longest-running cast members, Bobby Moynihan.

NPR TV critic Eric Deggans (@Deggans) joins Here & Now‘s Peter O'Dowd to recap the show's recent success and discuss Moynihan's future in comedy.

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