NBC’s ‘Saturday Night Live’ Locks Down Slate of Guest Hosts, Musical Acts as Season 42 Winds Down

Apr 26, 2017  •  Post A Comment

NBC put the finishing touches on the guest lineups for the final three episodes of the show’s 42nd season, with previously announced guest hosts Chris Pine, Melissa McCarthy and Dwayne Johnson all still on board.

The musical acts announced today are LCD Soundsystem, Haim and Katy Perry.

Here’s the schedule:

May 6: Chris Pine, LCD Soundsystem

May 13: Melissa McCarthy, Haim

May 20: Dwayne Johnson, Katy Perry

“Chris Pine will make his hosting debut on the May 6 telecast,” NBC notes in today’s announcement. “He stars in the upcoming film adaptation of ‘Wonder Woman,’ set to premiere June 2. He will be joined by the long awaited ‘SNL’ debut of LCD Soundsystem, who will be playing material from their forthcoming new album.”

The announcement adds: “Melissa McCarthy, who has appeared this season as White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer, will be returning May 13 to the ‘SNL’ stage for the fifth time as host. She will be joined by musical guest Haim, who is set to release their highly anticipated sophomore album this summer.”

The announcement also notes: “Dwayne Johnson will host for the fifth time on the May 20 season finale. Johnson is starring in the film adaptation of ‘Baywatch,’ premiering May 25. Global superstar Katy Perry will be returning to the ‘SNL’ stage as a musical guest for the third time.”


  1. Zzzzzzzzzzzz……

    • Let me take a wild guess. Melissa McCarthy will star in a sketch where she plays an overweight woman that gets food all over herself.

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