Saturday night may not be as lively as New York this week.
According to the Post, Saturday Night Live is on the verge of canceling tonight’s final episode of the 2021 sketch show due to an outbreak of positive COVID-19 cases at home.
The insider said the “four actors” tested positive for the coronavirus – and the “other three” called because they were “afraid” to come to the 30 Rockefeller Center NBC studios where the weekly sketch show would be filmed. Midtown NYC.
The expert said the actors and crew are currently preparing for the episode of Studio 8H, which will be hosted by Paul Rudd on Saturday afternoon with Charlie XCX’s musical guest, and said “who do you know” – which means executive producer Lorn Michaels. “try to hold on” and continue the show.
But the mood in Midtown is sad.
“Everyone here is scared,” the insider said. This will be Rudd’s fifth time hosting the series.
SNL representatives did not immediately respond to a request for comment from The Post.
The show usually shoots the rehearsal process at 8pm, but there is no word on whether this will happen either.
Epidemic unprepared Broadway shows, including “Company,” “Moulin Rouge!” “Musical,” “Hamilton,” “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,” “Not Too Proud,” “Mrs. .Doubtfire ”,“ Tina – The Tina Turner Musical ”and“ Freestyle Love Supreme ”- all were temporarily closed last week due to COVID concerns.
Radio City Rockettes – on the corner of Radio City Music Hall on Sixth Avenue – has cut the season short after a peak on Friday.
On Friday, New York State broke the record and recorded more than 21,000 new coronavirus infections in 24 hours as new versions of Delta and Omicron spread.