Saturday Night Live: 15 Dream Hosts!

In a starkly populist move, Saturday Night Live has begun soliciting host suggestions for upcoming episodes via Facebook and Twitter. And while we think that’s a nifty idea, we also think you’ll agree that TVLine readers might be a teensy more discerning than your average couch potatoes.

With that in mind, we’ve whipped up a gallery of unexpected picks for SNL hosting duties. Click on through, then hit the comments with the fruits of your own brainstorming sessions! Live from New York…it’s somebody other than Alec Baldwin and Steve Martin!



Comments (229)

  • MURPHY! MURPHY! MURPHY!

    Comment by Jamie – September 29, 2012 08:23 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I second Benedict Cumberbatch. Also Cher, and Apolo Anton Ohno. Go figure.

    Comment by Michael C. – September 29, 2012 09:08 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Joe Manganiello!!!!

    Comment by MSplendor – September 29, 2012 10:13 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Tom Hiddleston would be the perfect SNL host :)

    Comment by Tammy Ricketts – September 30, 2012 01:23 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Adam Lambert would nail it as the musical guest. How about Anderson Cooper
    as the host? Bring in Michael Slezak as the guest entertainment reporter on Weeken Update and you have a trifecta!

    Comment by Teechabc – September 30, 2012 08:17 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Norman Reedus

    Comment by Tonyia – September 30, 2012 01:42 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Norman Reedus of AMC’s The Walking Dead!!

    Comment by Linda Murphy – September 30, 2012 03:48 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Norman freaking Reedus!!!

    Comment by Linda M – September 30, 2012 03:55 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Norman Reedus
    Darren Criss
    David Tennant

    Comment by Kendra – September 30, 2012 06:15 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Completely random- did anyone notice that they’re using a HALEY REINHART ORIGINAL in the ‘Nashville’ promos?

    Comment by Aria – September 30, 2012 09:44 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Host
    Summer Glau – Firefly, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles
    Nathan Fillion – Firefly, Castle
    Alan Tudyk – Firefly, Tucker and Dale vs evil
    Norman Reedus – The Boondock Saints, The Walking Dead

    Musical Guest
    One Republic

    Comment by missrivertam – September 30, 2012 10:58 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I would love to see:
    1) Tom Hiddleston
    2) Max Greenfield
    3) Rebel Wilson

    Comment by Aria – October 1, 2012 08:34 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Gene Wilder
    Cloris Leachman
    Mel Brooks
    Nathan Fillion
    James Roday and Dule hill
    Stephen Merchant
    Seth Green
    William Shatner

    Comment by SamuraiJack – October 1, 2012 11:06 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Carol Burnett
    Tim Conway
    Vicki Lawrence

    They can show the writers (and America) what true comedy looks like.

    Comment by TV Fan – October 1, 2012 01:19 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Norman Reedus!!

    Comment by Linda – October 1, 2012 01:55 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Jeremy Renner
    Ellen DeGeneres
    Britney Spears
    Kat Dennings
    Vanessa Williams
    Naya Rivera
    Mila Kunis
    Rebel Wilson
    Dame Julie Andrews
    Sir Kenneth Brannagh

    Comment by mitchell turner (@MitchellFierce) – October 2, 2012 12:55 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Alan Tudyk.
    Zachary Levi.

    Comment by Matt – October 4, 2012 08:38 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Neil Patrick Harris!!

    Comment by Meg – October 21, 2012 05:27 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Mariska Hargitay. That is all.

    Comment by Zoe – November 18, 2012 10:20 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Norman Reedus! For sure, add him to the list.

    Comment by Morgan – December 25, 2012 07:26 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Blake Griffin anyone?

    Comment by Nic – February 19, 2013 07:20 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Kat Dennings all the way!

    Comment by Ken – March 10, 2013 09:51 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • CRAIG FERGUSON!!!!!!!!!

    Comment by Roses – May 14, 2013 09:59 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Kat Dennings ! Duh

    Comment by Samuel – October 24, 2013 03:30 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Jim parsons. Then have Matthew gubler from criminal minds pop in and have who is smarter skit

    Comment by lynn – January 21, 2014 07:28 PM PDT  Reply To This Post

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