Jim Parsons to Host ‘SNL’ March 1st with Beck as Musical Guest


Saturday Night Live announced via Twitter today that Big Bang Theory star Jim Parsons will be hosting the next new episode of the show, on March 1st. This will be the first time hosting the show for Parsons. His musical guest will be Beck, who will be making his seventh appearance.

This will be SNL’s first episode back after a month-long break for NBC’s Winter Olympics coverage. The March 1st episode will be the first for new cast member Colin Jost, who will be taking Seth Meyers’s spot as Cecily Strong’s “Weekend Update” co-anchor.