All ‘Saturday Night Live’ Hosts and Musical Guests in 2022

Saturday Night Live is halfway through Season 47, but there are even more special hosts and musical guests for 2022.

SNL’s current season has already produced plenty of talking points with hosting Kim Kardashian, a new cast member taking over as chairman, and a heavily cut-off Christmas episode that cut short Paul’s fifth time hosting. Rudd.

While there may have been a hiatus in the proceedings during the last episode of 2021, 2022 has already been more favorable to Lorne Michaels and co. as Ariana DuBose hosted a successful first show of the year. That said, musical guest Roddy Ricch had to drop out days before the show due to an outbreak of COVID-19, but Bleechers stepped in.

Looking ahead to upcoming episodes of Saturday Night Live, here are all the hosts and musical guests confirmed to appear on Saturday Night Live in 2022.

Episode 11, January 22 – Will Forte and Måneskin

After Jason Sudeikis, Forte is the latest former cast member to return to host SNL. Now 51, Forte was on Saturday Night Live from 2002 to 2010 and known for his characters Tim Calhoun, Greg Stink and the McGyver MacGruber parody. MacGruber was finally made into a movie in 2010 and was recently brought back as a new series on Peacock. He also has a role in the upcoming Foo Fighters horror movie. Workshop 666, in theaters February 25.

Joining Forte is Italian rock band Måneskin. Finalists in an Italian talent show, the group won the Eurovision Song Contest for Italy in 2021. Last year, they released the song “I Wanna Be Your Slave” featuring Iggy Pop.

Episode 12, January 29 – Willem Dafoe and Katy Perry

He’s been a prominent figure in the entertainment industry for decades, but Willem Dafoe will make his SNL debut on January 29. The 66-year-old, who has been nominated for four Oscars, recently made his comeback as Green Goblin in Spider-Man: No Coming Home. Later in 2022, he is expected to star in the historical epic The man from the north like Heimir the Fool.

Katy Perry will return to Studio 8H for the fourth time on Saturday Night Live. This will be Perry’s third appearance as a musical guest, and she also hosted once in 2011. She recently released the music video for her new song “When I’m Gone” which is a collaboration with Swedish DJ Alesso .

Future hosts and musical guests

Newsweek will keep this page updated with the latest announcements from NBC and Saturday Night Live as to who the next hosts and musical guests will be.

Kim Kardashian hosted episode 2 of season 47 of “Saturday Night Live” on NBC.

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