‘SNL’ Parodies MTV Relationship Contests With Cringe Format What’s Your Sort? – .
Cecily Strong and Host of an MTV Dating Contest? Type of.
Saturday Night Live swiped right on What’s Your Type ?, an “MTV Digital Original Production,” a format you can imagine being played around town.
Imagine a cross between The Dating Game and Are You The One?
Snapchat star “Tampa Bay Jenae” played a strong role, a girl “who became famous for pulling her buttocks apart on Snapchat” while Ego Nwodim was the show’s DJ.
Regina King played Kendra, the Oakland Marketing Supervisor, looking for a “white guy in his forties.”
We introduce Matt Stainer, who loves Kamala Harris and RBG, Link Bronwin, a Black History Month fan, and the fedora-wearing Spin Doctors singing Kevin Farkiss. As Strong said of the latter, “We have to pay money if you sing these songs so please stop” which is probably pretty close to the truth.
“I’m a puddle,” admits King’s Kendra.
Look at the sketch above.