SNL December lineup includes James Franco/SZA, Kevin Hart/Foo Fighters

Foo Fighters will return for a seventh time as musical guest, tying the record for most SNL appearances by a rock band.

18 episode, SNL revealed that the December 2 edition would feature Saoirse Ronan and U2 as musical guest.

Saturday Night Live airs Saturdays at 11:30/10:30c on NBC.

SZA will provide the musical entertainment for the episode, as well.

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It will be the fourth time hosting for Franco, who also has a movie, The Disaster Artist, opening this month.

The hosts will have some formidable musical accompaniment. too.

In addition, R&B songstress SZA will make her first=ever SNL debut on December 9, and perform alongside host James Franco, who has already been on the show three other times. Franco is a favorite guest at SNL, so much that Lorne Michaels even let him shoot the documentary Saturday Night from behind the scenes of the John Malkovich-hosted episode in 2008. Kevin Hart takes the gig the following week, December 16, marking his third time as host.


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