Kerry Washington to Host Saturday Night Live

Kerry Washington Hosts SNLThings will get a bit Scandalous in Studio 8H when Kerry Washington makes her debut as a Saturday Night Live host.

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TV’s “It” girl will lord over the long-running sketch comedy series on Nov. 2, NBC has announced. Joining her will be Eminem, with his sixth turn as an SNL musical guest.

Just think — if “Olivia Pope” shows up to “fix” the government shut-down, we may get an Obama-centric cold open worth watching.

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As previously announced, preceding Washington as SNL host, on Oct. 26, will be actor Edward Norton, with musical guest Janelle Monáe.