Brace Yourselves As Melissa McCarthy Returns To Host SNL

Brace Yourselves As Melissa McCarthy Returns To Host SNL

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"Saturday Night Live" announced their lineup for the final four episodes of the season.

Melissa McCarthy will host on May 13, and you can be sure to expect her over-the-top "Spicy" making an appearance. You know who that's in reference to. Need a reminder?

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McCarthy's portrayal of Sean Spicer elicited high marks for the comedic actress in a season that's been ranked as one of the highest in 42 years because of the amount of material the show can now work from in this charged political climate.

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The show was already gaining momentum since Trump won the election. Standout impersonations from Kate McKinnon and Alec Baldwin as Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump respectively drew viewers to tune in for the brilliant mockery between the two adversaries.

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April 15th will also launch a new milestone for SNL. For the first time in its history, the show will air live from coast to coast through May 20.

The show always aired live in the Eastern and Central time zones, but was delayed in the Pacific and Mountain zones.

Robert Greenblatt, chairman of NBC said that by airing the show live on both coasts, it is ensured that "everyone is in on the joke at the same time."

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Find out who else will be rounding out the roster as the season comes to a close, on the next page.

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