Created by: Lorne Michaels
Premiere date: October 3, 2015
Running time: 1h 30min
The forty-first season of the NBC comedy series Saturday Night Live premiered on October 3, 2015, during the 2015–2016 television season. The season premiered on October 3, 2015, with host & musical guest Miley Cyrus and concluded on May 21, 2016, with host Fred Armisen and musical guest Courtney Barnett.
Kate McKinnon won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her work this season.
Repertory Players: Vanessa Bayer, Beck Bennett, Aidy Bryant, Colin Jost, Taran Killam, Kate McKinnon, Kyle Mooney, Bobby Moynihan, Jay Pharoah, Cecily Strong, Kenan Thompson, Sasheer Zamata
Featured Players: Michael Che, Pete Davidson, Leslie Jones, Jon Rudnitsky