Saturday Night Live Announces Will Forte and Willem Dafoe as the Hosts with Katy Perry as a Musical Guest

Will Forte, Willem Dafoe Will Host Back-to-Back in January

Will Forte and Willem Dafoe will host Saturday Night Live on January 29. while Forte will once again be seen on SNL, William Dafoe will make his debut as a host with Katy Perry as a musical guest.

After consequently cancelled music performances finally Saturday Night Live will have back-to-back shows on Jan 22 and Jan 29. It will be scheduled on its regular channel, NBC.


Star on Stage

Comedy star, Forte will host the show on January 22. The 51-year old actor appeared on weekly series before moving to film.

Making A Debut 

While Will Forte has tremendous experience hosting SNL, the Spider-Man villain, on one hand, Willem Dafoe will make his debut as a late-night comedy show host, also alongside “I Kissed a Girl” singer Katy Perry.

This isn’t the first time Perry has appeared on the show. She has already been a musical guest thrice on SNL.

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Willem Dafoe previously stared in Nightmare Alley of Guillermo del Toro and in a supporting role of Norman Osborn in Spider-Man: No Way Home. The actor will be seen in upcoming movies The Northman and in Aquaman 2. You can catch Green Goblin in Spider-Man: No Way Home which is still in theatre.

On January 22, musical guests include Måneskin, an Italian rock band. This is the same band that came at second place in The X-Factor (Italy) in 2017. The group is performing for the first time. Its singer Begins was also recognized by Alternative Radio 2021 as the longest-standing #1 song.

Fans can catch the late-night comedy show on NBC at 11:30 p.m. ET, as well as on the Peacock streaming platform next week. You can also catch up on previous seasons on Peacock.