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Despite the petitions to halt him, Donald Trump is still set to host Saturday Night Live this week, and the promos for the hosting stint hint at what’s to come. Spoilers: A lot of FCC equal-time jokes.
Trump appears alongside SNL cast member Cecily Strong for most of the promos — when time allows, of course — foola a few castmembers into thinking he wants them as his vice presidential running mate, and reminda you of how great he is. Sadly, not a single Apprentice joke is in sight, though perhaps all of the writers are saving that material for the actual show.
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The most surprising bit of all comes when Strong and Sasheer Zamata wish a real man would show up at Studio 8H, and Trump comes in to answer their call. Watch the full promos above, and stay tuned to EW’s coverage of the episode.