"Saturday Night Live" is always on its A game during election years, and this season's offerings have been a perfect example of that, skewering presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump with gleeful abandon. Now, the Not Ready for Primetime Players will bring their act to a new primetime election special, set to air the night before Americans head to the polls.

"The 2016 SNL Election Special" is slated for broadcast on Monday, November 7 at 10 p.m. on NBC, a one-hour event that will "retrace the highlights of the current presidential campaign through clips of recent 'SNL' political sketches," per Deadline. Unlike years past, when "SNL" aired live Weekend Update specials that featured new sketches and commentary, it does not appear that any additional content will be taped for this special.

While the event will no doubt feature lots of the recent work of current Hillary and Trump stand-ins, Kate McKinnon and Alec Baldwin (whose work has angered his real-life counterpart), Deadline wonders whether or not the special will also include clips from Trump's recent hosting stint, when he emceed the sketch series back in November 2015. At the time, that controversial move prompted protests and boycotts; it's unclear if NBC would want to revisit that tumultuous time. Clinton also made an appearance last season, cameoing in a sketch alongside McKinnon.

"SNL" is currently on a ratings hot streak, delivering its highest numbers since the 2008 election. We'll see if it can maintain that momentum throughout the rest of season 42.

[via: Deadline]
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