SNL to Premiere on Sept. 30 With Ryan Gosling Hosting

Gosling last hosted in 2015 and Jay-Z will make his fifth appearance on the show.

August 25, 2017 11:30 am
SNL Returning to TV on Sept. 30
Alec Baldwin as President Donald Trump during a 'Trump Phoenix Rally' on August 24, 2017 (Rosalind O'Connor/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)

For fans of “fake news,” you’ll be getting your fill again starting on Sept. 30.

As Entertainment Weekly reports, Saturday Night Live—which will feature yet more “Weekend Update” (i.e. that “fake news” we were talking about) and Alec Baldwin as President Trump—will be returning for its 43rd season on the 30th, with actor Ryan Gosling hosting and rapper Jay-Z as the musical guest.

It will mark Gosling’s second appearance as host, his first turn was in 2015. As for the hip-hop legend, it’ll mark his fourth appearance on the show.

Gosling’s appearance makes complete sense: The following Friday, the long-awaited blockbuster movie, Blade Runner 2049—which he stars in with Harrison Ford—will hit theaters.

Jay-Z‘s latest album, 4:44, dropped back in June.

As EW notes, SNL started airing live coast-to-coast last season. While Lorne Michaels has alluded to this continuing, nothing has been confirmed as of yet.

To get you in the mood, watch a recent video SNL posted to its YouTube page, with Baldwin starring as Trump.

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