Press release from NBC, Feb. 20, 2018:
Basketball Hall of Famer Charles Barkley returns to “Saturday Night Live” as host for the fourth time on March 3. Barkley is an Emmy Award winning studio analyst for TNT’s Inside the NBA and also a studio analyst for the Turner/CBS NCAA March Madness coverage.
Grammy Award-nominated recording artists Migos will join Barkley as musical guest for the first time. Their new album, “Culture II,” recently debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart in its first week.
Golden Globe, SAG and Emmy Award-winning actor Sterling K. Brown will debut as host on March 10. He currently stars in the critically acclaimed NBC drama “This Is Us” and Marvel Studios’ “Black Panther.”
Joining Brown and making his “SNL” debut as musical guest is three-time Grammy nominee and multi-platinum English singer-songwriter James Bay. His single, “Wild Love,” from his forthcoming sophomore album was released on Feb. 8.
“SNL” alum and multiple Emmy nominee Bill Hader takes the stage March 17 as host for a second time. He is the creator, executive producer, director and plays the title character in the upcoming HBO comedy series “Barry,” premiering March 25.
Arcade Fire will appear alongside Hader, marking the band’s fourth time as musical guest. The band released its fifth studio album, “Everything Now,” last July, and the single of the same name became the group’s first to reach No. 1 on a Billboard chart.
“Saturday Night Live” is produced in association with Broadway Video. The creator and executive producer is Lorne Michaels.
March 3 – Charles Barkley / Migos
March 10 – Sterling K. Brown / James Bay
March 17 – Bill Hader / Arcade Fire