However, after walking through hallways, make-up rooms and random offices, Nanjiani has to bite the bullet and ask for help.
"I'm looking for the SNL stage?" the comic asks a solitary NBC page. "You'd think it would be easy to find, but I've been walking around for hours. I walked into a Rachel Maddow taping, which was awkward because they don't have an audience and I kept laughing at all the wrong parts."
Check out the video below for a look at the new season's most memorable and emotional moment, which came when country star Jason Aldean opened last week's episode with an emotional cover of Tom Petty's "I Won't Back Down" that served as a tribute to both the late rock icon and the victims of the Las Vegas shooting.