"Saturday Night Live" opened it's 39th season with the full realization that this won't be the 39th but in one obvious sense the first with a mostly new cast, new characters, new challenges.
And it wasted absolutely no time in integrating the newcomers into the cold open, Tina Fey's monologue and most of the sketches. But the big moments, as expected, went to established stars, including Aaron Paul, who made it to the cold open, a commercial and "Weekend Update."
One of the big moments: Tina Fey offering nonadvice to Cecily Strong, who began official duties last night as weekend update co-anchor. The clips. (Newsday app readers, please go to newsday.com/tvzone to watch):