Bernie Sanders to appear on 'Saturday Night Live'

The US senator from Vermont will travel to New York this weekend for the TV appearance.

Democratic presidential candidate US Senator Bernie Sanders listens as former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks during the first official Democratic candidates debate of the 2016 presidential campaign in Las Vegas, Nevada on 13 October, 2015. Picture: Screengrab/CNN.

NEW YORK - Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders plans to appear in an interview with Larry David on NBC's Saturday Night Live, the New York Times reported on Friday.

The US senator from Vermont will travel to New York this weekend for the TV appearance, interrupting his campaign in New Hampshire, NYT reported on Friday, citing a senior campaign official.

Comcast Corp's (CMCSA.O) NBC could not be immediately reached for comment.

Sanders and Hillary Clinton were deadlocked in the first presidential nominating contests of the 2016 White House race in Iowa.

The two came in at roughly 50 percent each with 95 percent of Iowa's precincts reporting results. Sanders declared the results a tie.