SNL spoofs dueling presidential town halls with October 17th cold open

Watch highlights from the third episode of SNL’s forty-sixth season, hosted by Issa Rae at 30 Rock’s Studio 8H, with Justin Bieber as the musical guest.

The cold open: George Stephanopoulos (Mikey Day) hosts a town hall with Joe Biden (Jim Carrey) while Savannah Guthrie (Kate McKinnon) hosts one with Donald Trump (Alec Baldwin).

A commercial advertises a product called 5-hour Empathy.

Weekend Update anchors Colin Jost and Michael Che tackle the week’s biggest news, like NBC hosting a town hall for Trump.

Eric, Donald Jr. and Tiffany Trump (Alex Moffat, Mikey Day, Chloe Fineman) stop by Weekend Update to discuss the potential outcome of the 2020 presidential election.

A Chicago news anchor (Kenan Thompson) and his guests (Issa Rae, Ego Nwodim) discuss who they will vote for in an upcoming local election.

Watch all performances and sketches uploaded from this episode.