Tina Fey to Host ‘SNL’ Premiere; Miley Cyrus Set for Oct. 5

Tina Fey Miley Cyrus SNL

Bruce Willis also lined up to host

Saturday Night Live” will return to NBC on Sept. 28 with alum Tina Fey serving as host of the season 39 premiere.

Seg will mark Fey’s fourth time hosting the latenight Peacock series since her departure as a cast member in 2006. She will be joined by musical guest Arcade Fire.

Waiting in the wings while Fey opens up the new season of “SNL” as host are Miley Cyrus and Bruce Willis. Cyrus will host and be musical guest on the show’s Oct. 5 broadcast, while Willis will host for the second time on Oct. 12 with musical guest Katy Perry.

Host and musical guest announcements arrive as the cast for season 39 of “SNL” remains up in the air, after vets Fred Armisen, Jason Sudekis and Bill Hader all ankled the latenight sketch comedy show after season 38. Seth Meyers will remain aboard the series until December 2013, when he will then transition to hosting the Peacock’s “Late Night.”

Saturday Night Live” is produced in association with Broadway Video. The creator and executive producer is Lorne Michaels.

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  1. NotACop says:

    Glad we DVR SNL. We can fast-forward most of the Miley Cyrus crap.

  2. Ponzi says:

    Kat Dennings is fine. She has more style & poise than Miley and Degenerate Tina Feyhole…

    I don’t buy in to that… Know I really don’t buy into that! You don’t buy $ into that either!

  3. corredor69 says:

    miley cyrus ha cambiado mucho}!!!!!!

  4. Michael says:

    I would LOVE to see Tegan & Sara as a musical guest.

  5. Ken says:

    How about getting Kat Dennings for SNL on October 26th, with musical guest A Silent Film. I’ve recommended her 40 times this year on SNL’s Facebook page.

  6. DTLAGuy says:

    I’ll be busy doing something else on October 5.

  7. Tom Mariner says:

    Tina Fey! An immense talent in writing, producing, innovating and acting. I’m setting my VCR for her hosting — I’m certain there is some contractual arrangements with Michaels, but it is correct that she returns to her big break show to give back.

    It’s not fair to have that much talent wrapped up in one person, but I’ll set fairness aside, just this once, and watch!

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