Eddie Murphy will host “Saturday Night Live” this season for the first time in 35 years. Eddie only hosted once, back in 1984, several months after he left the show. He never went back until the 40th anniversary show in 2015
Eddie is one of five hosts announced yesterday. Woody Harrelson kicks off the season on September 28th, with musical guest Billie Eilish.
On October 5th it’s British actress Phoebe Waller-Bridge with Taylor Swift.
David Harbour from “Stranger Things” will host on October 12th, with Camila Cabello.
Then Kristen Stewart hosts on November 2nd, and Eddie makes his return on December 21st. There’s no word yet on their musical guests.