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"SNL" cold open takes aim at CDC mask guidance

Kate McKinnon as NIAID director Anthony Fauci hosted a show within a show as the latest "Saturday Night Live" cold open parodied confusion over the CDC's new mask guidance.
28 days ago|New York, United States

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‘Saturday Night Live’s’ Kate McKinnon Resumes Role as Dr. Fauci To Explain the CDC’s New Mask Rules

Kate McKinnon kicked off the penultimate episode of “Saturday Night Live’s” 46th season by stepping back into Dr. Anthony Fauci’s shoes (and glasses and combover wig) to deliver a press conference about the CDC’s announcement that fully-vaccinated people no longer need to wear masks. But this wasn’t any ordinary “just stand at a podium and […]

28 days ago|Los Angeles, United States
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‘SNL’ spoofs new U.S. mask guidance with ‘CDC Players’ drama troupe performance

To clear things about the new mask guidance, a few doctors at the CDC who minored in theatre were made to reenact scenarios to show correct mask behaviour.

28 days ago|Toronto, Canada
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'SNL': Kate McKinnon's Dr. Fauci, CDC's theater troupe struggle to explain new mask rules

Not sure when it's OK to take off your mask? Here's some insight from Kate McKinnon's Dr. Anthony Fauci on this week's "Saturday Night Live."

28 days ago|United States
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Video: 'SNL' cold open goes over new mask rules

"Saturday Night Live" opened this weekend's show with ridiculous everyday scenarios that attempted to answer questions surrounding the latest federal guidelines on mask requirements for fully vaccinated people.

28 days ago|Atlanta, United States
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SNL’s Kate McKinnon spoofs new CDC mask rules, Liz Cheney’s ousting from House leadership

The "Saturday Night Live" episode also featured Keegan-Michael Key as host and Olivia Rodrigo as musical guest.

28 days ago|Washington, United States
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'Saturday Night Live' targets new CDC mask guidelines

“Saturday Night Live” cast member Kate McKinnon reprised her role as Anthony Fauci this weekend, portraying the infectious diseases expert presenting scenarios demonstrating the “correct mask behavior” after updated 

28 days ago|Washington, United States
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Kate McKinnon's Anthony Fauci Unmasks Mask Rules With A MAGA Dig On 'SNL'

The "patron saint of Purrell" explains it all.

28 days ago|United States
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‘Saturday Night Live’s’ Kate McKinnon Resumes Role as Dr. Fauci To Explain the CDC’s New Mask Rules

Kate McKinnon kicked off the penultimate episode of “Saturday Night Live’s” 46th season by stepping back into Dr. Anthony Fauci’s shoes (and glasses and combover wig) to del…

28 days ago|Los Angeles, United States
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‘SNL’s Weekend Update Tackles New Masking Guidelines, Liz Cheney’s Ouster From Republican Leadership & Tom Cruise’s Decision To Return His Golden Globes

Tonight on the Weekend Update segment of Saturday Night Live, anchors Colin Jost and Michael Che tackled new guidelines from the CDC, Rep. Liz Cheney’s ouster from Republican leadership, Tom Cruise’s recent decision to return his Golden Globes and more. “Guys, great news this week,” Jost exclaimed, as he kicked things off. “The CDC announced that fully vaccinated […]

28 days ago|Los Angeles, United States
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SNL mocks CDC mask rule mayhem with ‘patron saint of Purell’ Anthony Fauci

Saturday Night Live didn’t mask the confusion over current government guidance on face coverings with a cold-open skit mocking the mayhem over when and where masks are needed.

28 days ago|New York, United States
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