8. VP DEBATE COLD OPEN Oct. 8 (Host: Lin-Manuel Miranda) This vice presidential debate sketch quickly morphs into Donald Trump "app-la-gizing" on CNN in wake of the Access Hollywood bus tape scandal, and Hillary Clinton celebrating what many thought would be the final nail in her competitor's coffin. Watch it here.
Republican presidential candidate, businessman Donald Trump speaks during the CNN Republican presidential debate at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015, in Simi Valley, Calif.
Clinton, Trump clash in 2nd debate: CNN's Reality Check team vets the claims ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 09: Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump (L) speaks as Democratic presidential nominee former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton looks on during the town hall debate at Washington University on October 9, 2016 in St Louis, Missouri. This is the second of three presidential debates scheduled prior to the November 8th election. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)