[cnn-photo-caption image= http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2008/images/10/06/art.palin.snl.ap.jpg caption="With Gov. Palin appearing on this Saturday's SNL, who will Tina Fey play?'"]
(CNN) - Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin plans to appear on Saturday Night Live this weekend, multiple sources told CNN Thursday.
Saturday Night Live has featured opening skits in which former cast member and Palin lookalike Tina Fey portrays the Alaska governor. It was not known whether Fey also will appear on Saturday night's program.
The program airs at 11:30 p.m. ET.