Saturday Night Live has had many of its former cast members come back to host the show over the years, but when Tracy Morgan returns this weekend to host for the second time it will be a special comeback.

Morgan’s emotional appearance at last month’s Emmy awards was just a start.

"When I got on stage, it was overwhelming for me," he said afterward.

Morgan’s return comes just 16 months after a highway crash left him with a traumatic brain injury.

He’ll see lots of familiar faces still around. 

"So many of the people who worked here have worked here for so many years that most people are his old coworkers. People are really excited to have him back, it’s going to be awesome," says Aidy Bryant.

Demi Lovato is this week’s musical guest.

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