This week: Eli Manning/Rihanna
Next week: Will Ferrell/Usher
May 19 season finale: Mick Jagger
Lorne Michaels said on a conference call this week that Mitt Romney will not appear on any episode this season of “Saturday Night Live.”
Look! Press release!
SNL Finishes Out The Season With Three Back To Back Shows
April 27, 2012 10:15 AM Tags: Eli Manning, Rihanna, Saturday Night Live, SNL, Usher, Will Ferrell
May 5 - Eli Manning/ Rihanna; May 12 - Will Ferrell/ Usher; May 19
New York, NY - April 27, 2012 - SNL announces the first two of three shows finishing out their 37th season. Eli Manning will make his SNL hosting debut on May 5th. The New York Giants quarterback led his team to victory in Super Bowl XLVI, in which Manning won Most Valuable Player honors and also set a new Super Bowl record with nine consecutive completions to start the game.
Rihanna will return to the SNL stage for her third appearance as musical guest. The six-time Grammy-award winner's latest album, "Talk That Talk" was released in November, and she can next be seen in the feature film, "Battleship."
On May 12, former SNL cast member Will Ferrell returns to studio 8H for his third time as host. Ferrell was last seen in the telenova comedy, "Casa de Mi Padre" and can next be seen in "The Campaign," due out August 10 with Zach Galifianakis.
Usher makes his third musical guest appearance alongside Ferrell. The seven-time Grammy-award winner's seventh studio album, "Looking for Myself," is due out June 12th and is already enjoying massive reaction to its number one lead single "Climax" and his just released "Scream."
Look! Another press release!
New York, NY – May 3, 2012 – Mick Jagger will host SNL’s season finale on May 19. This will be the rock icon and multiple Grammy-award winner’s first time as host and third appearance as musical guest.
Speaking of Will Ferrell, check out Groundlings vet Andrea Savage’s hilarious new video for Ferrell’s Funny Or Die website:
Did SNL stop being funny before or after this aired?:
11:30 p.m. Saturday. NBC.