Seth MacFarlane to Host SNL Season Premiere

Seth MacFarlane SNLSaturday Night Live will kick off its 38th season Sept. 15 with host Seth MacFarlane and musical guest Frank Ocean, NBC announced Wednesday morning.

This marks the Family Guy creator’s first turn as host.

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Other confirmed SNL emcees include Joseph Gordon-Levitt (Sept. 22, alongside musical guest Mumford & Sons), and James Bond himself, Daniel Craig (October 6, with musical guest Muse). Gordon-Levitt previously hosted in 2009; Craig, who’s promoting his latest 007 mission, Skyfall, will be making his SNL debut.

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SNL is set to return next month down at least three cast members, including Kristen Wiig, Andy Samberg and Abby Elliott. Rumors abound that Jason Sudeikis may also call it quits.

Thoughts on the first batch of hosts?

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