SNL is set to premiere its new season on October 3rd, and unlike other shows that have already premiered they will be premiering with a live audience. Since the outbreak of the coronavirus life in the United States has looked drastically different since March. Many shows have resumed, but without live audiences in their studios. SNL is going to be one of the first shows to have a live audience since the pandemic.
The audience will have to follow guidelines due to COVID-19 which includes:
Mandatory, self-administered COVID-19 test before entering the studio
Temperature checks before entering the studio
Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 or higher will not be admitted
If anyone tests positive in a group of people, the whole group will be denied entrance
Once inside the building, everyone must wear a mask-- bandanas, gaiters, and masks with vents will not be allowed.
Audience members must also answer the following questions to be admitted entrance:
Are you exhibiting any symptoms related to COVID-19?
Have you exhibited any symptoms related to COVID-19 in the past 14 days?
Have you had a positive COVID-19 test in the last 14 days?
Have you been in close contact with anyone with COVID-19 symptoms, a positive COVID-19 test, within the last 14 days?
Have you traveled to any of the following states: Alabama, Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Guam, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, Nevada, North Carolina, South Carolina, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, North Dakota, South Dakota. Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. (list is subject to change based on NY health guidelines. List updated as of 9/26/20)
The premiere will feature Chris Rock, and Megan Thee Stallion as guests.
Via: TV Insider