Zach Galifianakis Set to Host SNL for Third Time

Zach Galifianakis SNL HostSaturday Night Live is headed for another hangover: Zach Galifianakis has once again been tapped to host NBC’s late-night staple.

The actor will lord over Studio 8H on May 4, NBC announced during this weekend’s telecast. Icelandic folk/pop group Of Monsters and Men, meanwhile, will serve as the episode’s musical guest.

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This marks Galifianakis’ third stint as SNL host; he previously took the reins in March 2010 and then again a year later, in March 2011.

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Are you excited to see what hijinks Galifianakis brings to Saturday Night Live this time around? Hit the comments.

Comments (11)

  • Love him ever since the movie out cold, but i wish snl could actually write funny skits

    Comment by amy – April 14, 2013 04:22 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I loved vh1s late world with Zach. Frank black doing the theme. Hes perfect for this format.

    Comment by keith – April 14, 2013 05:21 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I guess hoobastank will also be there :)

    Comment by david – April 14, 2013 06:26 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • I wish there was a like button for this comment!

      Comment by Deena – April 14, 2013 08:36 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Reblogged this on AMCPress.

    Comment by AMCPress – April 14, 2013 06:42 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Any chance we could get Nathan Fillion to host?

    Comment by Maria – April 14, 2013 06:53 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • That would be awesome!…but I don’t think he could make it through an entire episode of snl. I think he would laugh his way through each skit. But it would be awesome!

      Comment by leigh – April 14, 2013 06:56 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
      • He would do a better job than half of the regular cast of SNL. They start laughing for no reason.

        Comment by David4 – April 14, 2013 11:00 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Peter Dinklage should host SNL but in my opinion maybe next season. Bring back Christopher Walken or Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson.

    Comment by Jack Bauer 2.0 – April 14, 2013 07:06 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • this is awesome but too bad it will still be the same writers they wasted vaughn

    Comment by dude – April 14, 2013 10:29 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE let Carol Burnett and some talented old-timers host more and teach the younger audiences. I’m 24 years old, and a student of comedy! I loved Betty White, please consider. Thank you, regardless, you will always have my devotion. I love SNL!!

    Comment by Joe – April 20, 2013 04:24 PM PDT  Reply To This Post

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