‘Saturday Night Live’ announces April hosting lineup for 2022
“Saturday Night Live” has announced three upcoming hosts along with musical guests who will be performing on the sketch comedy show in April.
Beginning April 2, comedian, actor & producer Jerrod Carmichael will host his first SNL episode, one night after his new comedy special “Jerrod Carmichael: Rothaniel,” drops on HBO, according to NBC.
The HBO special will be the 3rd stand-up recording by the comedian, adding to 2014’s “Jerrod Carmichael: Love at the Store” & 2018’s “8,” which both originally aired on the subscription cable channel.
Carmichael’s relationship with NBC goes back to 2015 when he was the executive producer and star of “The Carmichael Show” which ran three seasons on the network until 2017.
On April 9, actor Jake Gyllenhaal will take his second turn at “SNL” hosting duties. It has been just over 15 years since the star first emceed the show in January 2007.
Gyllenhaal will be celebrating the opening of his new action film “Ambulance,” which will be in theaters on April 8.