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Woody Harrelson, Taylor Swift and Camila Cabello Among First Hosts and Musical Guests for 45th Season of ‘Saturday Night Live’

Eddie Murphy Returns as 'SNL' Host in December

NBC announced on Monday who’ll be hosting five episodes of the 45th season of “Saturday Night Live” this fall, which will premiere on September 28, 2019 at 11:29 p.m. ET/8:29 p.m. PT.

Woody Harrelson, soon appearing in the theatrical film release “Zombieland: Double Tap”, the sequel to the 2009 flick “Zombieland”, will host the season premiere with musical guest Billie Eilish, the 17 year-old singer-songwriter whose song “Bad Guy” hit No. 1 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart this summer.

In the following weeks:

  • October 5, 2019: Phoebe Waller-Bridge (“Fleabag” star, “Killing Eve” producer/season 1 showrunner) hosts; Taylor Swift (“Lover” album) as musical guest
  • October 12, 2019: David Harbour (“Stranger Things” star) hosts; Camila Cabello as musical guest
  • November 2, 2019: Kristen Stewart hosts; musical guest to be announced

Lastly, for the first time since Dec. 15, 1984, legendary SNL alum Eddie Murphy will host the December 21, 2019 edition. Murphy was previously a cast member from 1980-84, and then rocketed to film stardom in the 80’s with hits like “Trading Places”, “Beverly Hills Cop” and “Coming to America.”