WVEL Entertainment Scope: Actor/Singer/Comedian Eddie Murphy, Returns To Host ‘SNL’ For The First Time In Over 30 Years


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“Live from New York, Eddie Murphy is hosting Saturday Night; Otayyyy!”

In case you didn’t hear, Eddie Murphy will be returning to a place that helped launch his career, “Saturday Night Live!”

The comedian will be the host of the sketch comedy show on Saturday, December 21st, marking the former cast member’s first hosting appearance since 1984.

Murphy was a cast member from 1980 to 1984, starring in such landmark sketches as “Mr. Robinson’s Neighborhood,”  Gumby, Buckwheat, Professor Shabazz K. Morton, and Stevie Wonder.

He went on to star in numerous films, including “The Nutty Professor,” “Bowfinger,” ”Beverly Hills Cop,” and “Coming to America.”

“Saturday Night Live,” celebrating its 45th season, returns Saturday, September 28th with host Woody Harrelson and Billie Eilish as the musical guest.

Others planned to grace the show this season include Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Taylor Swift, David Harbour, Camila Cabello, and Kristen Stewart.

(Information Courtesy Of Saga Communications)