Tracy Morgan to host next season on SNL

The iconic NBC comedy franchise “Saturday Night Live” will celebrate the start of its 41st season on Oct. 3 with Miley Cyrus returning as host for a third time. The Grammy Award-nominated and chart-topping artist will host the MTV Video Music Awards on Aug. 30.

On Oct. 10, Amy Schumer will make her hosting debut. Schumer is coming off her summer box office hit, “Trainwreck,” in which she both wrote and starred. She stars in the TV series, “Inside Amy Schumer,” and her upcoming comedy special, “Amy Schumer: Live From the Apollo,” premieres Oct. 17.

Tracy Morgan will return to Studio 8H on Oct. 17 for his second time as host. As a former cast member, Morgan earned acclaim for his seven seasons on “SNL” and was Emmy nominated for his role on the award-winning comedy series “30 Rock.”

Morgan returns to the show after an car crash in New Jersey last year in which he suffered broken ribs and a broken leg. The crash killed fellow comedian James McNair and seriously injured two other people.

Musical guests will be announced at a later date.

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

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