New York, NY – Abby Elliott, former Saturday Night Live cast member, has found her way back into the spotlight with a new role in the FX show “The Bear.” The show features comedy’s rising star, Ayo Edebiri, who has gained recognition for her work on “Big Mouth,” “What We Do in the Shadows,” and various movie roles. Elliott and Edebiri are joined by former SNL cast member Gary Kroeger, who praises Edebiri’s success in transitioning from stand-up comedy to acting.
During the show, musical guest Jennifer Lopez made a comeback with a performance of “Can’t Get Enough,” marking her return to SNL after hosting the previous season. The show also featured various sketches, including a cold open featuring a Trump town hall, a monologue by Edebiri, and multiple game show and game show inspired sketches.
The cast brought humor to various topics, including a sketch about bad hair days, school hypnotists, and a fictional elevator town. Throughout the evening, the audience was entertained by the energetic performances and comedic talents of the cast.
Despite last week’s episode receiving mixed reviews, the show brought in a new wave of energy with Edebiri’s performance, highlighting her talent and versatility. The evening’s festivities were rounded off with a lively performance by Lopez of her new song, “This Is Me… Now.”
As the show concluded, former cast member Gary Kroeger expressed his thoughts, giving insight into the success and potential of SNL to address various social and political topics. And despite minor criticisms, the audience’s response to the show reaffirmed the continued success and relevance of SNL in the entertainment industry.