"I would like to put [hosting SNL] a little bit farther in the future, mostly because I don’t think I’d be very good at it … It would be a thing I wouldn’t be able to say no to. Like [Andy] Samberg will be great when he does it for the season finale — that’s a no-brainer. It’s a some-brainer for me."
-Newly-minted Late Night host Seth Meyers, telling The Chicago Tribune why he is in no rush to return to host SNL. Don't expect to see "the Zinger Guy" come back on the show anytime soon.
Saturday Night Live announced today that Anna Kendrick and Seth Rogen will both be hosting the show in April. The April 5th show will be the first time hosting for Kendrick, while April 12th will be the third time hosting for Rogen, who last hosted in 2009.
The musical guest on the Kendrick show is Pharrell, while Rogen's is Ed Sheeran. The next new episode of SNL airs March 29th with host Louis C.K. and musical guest Sam Smith.
Saturday Night Live announced via Twitter today that Big Bang Theory star Jim Parsons will be hosting the next new episode of the show, on March 1st. This will be the first time hosting the show for Parsons. His musical guest will be Beck, who will be making his seventh appearance.
This will be SNL's first episode back after a month-long break for NBC's Winter Olympics coverage. The March 1st episode will be the first for new cast member Colin Jost, who will be taking Seth Meyers's spot as Cecily Strong's "Weekend Update" co-anchor.
Jonah Hill is set to host Saturday Night Live for the third time on January 25th, the show announced today via Twitter. His musical guest will be the UK band Bastille. Hill, who just starred in The Wolf of Wall Street, will next be seen in the sequel 22 Jump Street, which is due out this summer. He previously hosted SNL in 2008 and 2012. As previously announced, the next new episode of the show will air on January 18th, when Drake serves as both host and musical guest.
NBC announced today the hosts for the last three SNL episodes of the year: Paul Rudd, John Goodman, and Jimmy Fallon. Rudd will host the December 7th episode with musical guest One Direction, Goodman will host on the December 14th with musical guest Kings of Leon, and Jimmy Fallon will host the Christmas show on December 21st with musical guest Justin Timberlake.
This will be the third time hosting for Rudd, who's promoting Anchorman 2. It's the 13th time for Goodman, who hasn't hosted SNL since 2001. Fallon, who was a cast member from 1998 to 2004, has only hosted once: SNL's Christmas show in 2011. SNL is live [...]