The 818th episode of Saturday Night Live was hosted by Casey Affleck with musical guest Chance The Rapper, who performed a mashup of "Finish Line" and "Drown" featuring Noname and "Same Drugs" and made two sketch appearances in the prerecorded Jingle Barack and the live New York Now.
Cold Open Sketch Pretaped/Digital Short Weekend Update Music Performance Other
Donald Trump Christmas Cold Open
President-elect Donald Trump (Alec Baldwin) receives a surprise visit from Vladimir Putin (Beck Bennett) and Rex Tillerson (John Goodman).
A seperate "Behind The Scenes" video shows the transfer between the cold open and the monologue.
Monologue by Casey Affleck
Host Casey Affleck explains why he was picked to host SNL's Christmas episode. Cameos by Alec Baldwin and John Goodman.
Meet Donny (Casey Affleck), a real Dunkin Donuts customer.
Two Microsoft employees (Kate McKinnon, Fred Armisen) field questions from the audience (Casey Affleck, Kenan Thompson, Aidy Bryant, Alex Moffat) about a new type of robot (Beck Bennett).
It's the last Christmas with President Obama and even Jesus (Casey Affleck) is marking it.
Ms. Rafferty (Kate McKinnon), Sharon (Cecily Strong) and Doug (Casey Affleck) share their experiences meeting Santa Claus.
Chance The Rapper performs "Finish Line/Drown"
Musical guest Chance The Rapper performs a mashup of "Finish Line" and "Drown" featuring Noname.
Weekend Update With Colin Jost And Michael Che
Weekend Update anchors Colin Jost and Michael Che tackle the week's biggest news, including the FBI, CIA and White House agreeing that Russia interfered in the 2016 election and Jackie Evancho performing at Donald Trump's inauguration. Russian president Vladimir Putin's best friends from growing up (Vanessa Bayer, Fred Armisen) stop by to defend him - sort of.
New York Now
A reporter (Kyle Mooney) interviews the stars (Casey Affleck, Kate McKinnon, Cecily Strong) of a comedic production of Silent Night.
This Christmas, Hillary Clinton (Kate McKinnon) has something she wants to get off her chest.
Chance The Rapper Performs "Same Drugs"
Musical guest Chance The Rapper performs "Same Drugs".