What ‘SNL’ Will Do If Hollywood Writers Go on Strike Next Week

Chris Pine is set to host “Saturday Night Live” on May 6 — but not if the Writers Guild of America follows through on its threat to go on strike next week should it fail to reach a new agreement with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers.

NBC’s sketch comedy staple is prepared to go into reruns if writers take to the picket line when the guild’s current contract expires on May 1, TheWrap has learned.