Regé-Jean Page SNL Host: Sketches, Videos and Reviews

Bridgerton star Regé-Jean Page hosted Saturday Night Live on February 20 2021. The musical guest was Bad Bunny. Here are the videos of Page’s appearances on SNL and a recap of his performance, along with some reviews of the show, sketches, and his performance.

Bridgerton’s Regé-Jean Page Hosting SNL

This Is Page’s First Time Hosting SNL. “The Duke of Hastings is coming to Studio 8H. Bridgerton breakout Regé-Jean Page hosts the latest Saturday Night Live, making this the show’s fourth episode in a row with a first-time host. ” [EW]

Bridgerton Is One Of The Most Popular Shows On TV. “The Shonda Rhimes-produced Regency-era drama made waves when it debuted in December and has since racked up several awards nominations, including best male actor in a drama series for Page from the Screen Actors Guild Awards and NAACP Image Awards.” [USA Today]

Musical Guest Bad Bunny Has Appeared On SNL Before. “Last spring, Bad Bunny made an appearance in an SNL sketch called “Big Papi Cooking Show” alongside Kenan Thompson, who offered cooking tutorials as former Boston Red Sox player David Ortiz. Bad Bunny briefly starred in the clip as “Big Bunny,” a peddler of “big ass pots” and sweatpants.” [Pitchfork]

What Sketches Happened On The Show?

Page Mocked His Public Image in the Monologue. ““You probably recognize me from Bridgerton, the show that made everyone turn to their moms and say, ‘You know what? Never mind, I don’t think we should watch this together,’” Page said in his opening monologue, referencing the show’s graphic sex scenes.” [Independent]

SNL Spoofed Bridgerton. ” Regé-Jean Page, 31, helped bring the Bridgerton-esque sketch to life on Feb. 20 as he played himself alongside Chloe Fineman‘s Phoebe Dynevor (who is Daphne Bridgerton in the Netflix show).” [Hollywood Life]

Bridgerton Sketch Highlighted “Intimacy Coordinator.” “Near the end of his appearance, the actor tapped into his Netflix character Simon Basset, the Duke of Hastings, to rehearse a sex scene with his costar Phoebe Dynevor, who was portrayed by SNL cast member Chloe Fineman once again.” [People]

Driver’s License Sketch Was A Highlight. “The sketch found guest host Regé-Jean Page and several of the cast members connecting with the Olivia Rodrigo smash while at a bar. Over the course of the sketch, the characters riffed on common reactions and commentary to the hit single.” [Headline Planet]

Reviews of the Episode

Boston Globe Says Page Delivered “Confident, Funny” Performance. “For a “Saturday Night Live” host, Regé-Jean Page (“Roots”) is a relative unknown. But that didn’t stop the actor — whose star is on the rise thanks to his role in Netflix period drama “Bridgerton” — from delivering a confident, funny performance on Saturday.” [Boston Globe]

Yahoo: Page Made “Lively” Debut On SNL. “The breakout Bridgerton star capitalized on the success of Netflix’s blockbuster period romance, which is officially the most successful show in the streaming service’s history, with a lively sketch comedy debut that had viewers applauding and hearts fluttering.” [Yahoo]

Olivia Rodrigo Praised ‘Driver’s License’ Sketch, Said She Was “Shaking.” “DRIVERS LICENSE SNL SKETCH IS THE BEST BIRTHDAY PRESENT EVER IM SHAKING” [Olivia Rodrigo]

Entertainment Weekly “Pleasantly Surprised.” “I am very pleasantly surprised! Page was game, incredible energy especially early on. And Fineman and Nwodim’s prominent roles suggest the show’s future is here.” [EW]

PopSugar: “Blessed” Driver’s License Spoof. “Not only did the Duke of Hastings bless us by breaking out into song (TBH, we could listen to him sing forever), but the best part about it all might have been when he and the SNL cast took turns analyzing the lyrics.” [PopSugar]

Page Prompted “Wild Screams” From The Audience. “Sexy “Bridgerton” star Regé-Jean Page triggered heavy breathing from the “Saturday Night Live” cast and wild screams from the audience during his monologue as a first-time host.” [HuffPost]

Regé-Jean Page SNL Videos

Video of Regé-Jean Page “Bridgerton Intimacy Coordinator” Saturday Night Live sketch:

Video: Regé-Jean Page “Sea Shanty” SNL sketch

Video: Regé-Jean Page in “Driver’s License” sketch on SNL

Video: Regé-Jean Page and Bad Bunny in “Loco” on SNL

Video: Regé-Jean Page’s “Mr. Chicken Legs Pageant” SNL sketch

Video: Regé-Jean Page appears in “Let’s Say Grace” SNL sketch

Video: Regé-Jean Page “The Job Interview” SNL sketch

Video: Regé-Jean Page in “Actor’s Spotlight” sketch on SNL

Video: Regé-Jean Page SNL monologue

Page tries out a Bad Bunny nickname

SNL announcement of Page’s appearance

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