Idris Elba is Making His Saturday Night Live Hosting Debut

Idris Elba is Making His Saturday Night Live Hosting Debut

As was previously announced, John Mulaney will return for his second appearance as Saturday Night Live host on March 2. Mulaney received a 2018 Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special for the comedy special Kid Gorgeous, currently streaming on Netflix.

Multi-platinum singer/songwriter Thomas Rhett will make his debut on “SNL” as musical guest. The CMA, ACM and Billboard Music Award winner will premiere new music from his upcoming fourth studio album.

Golden Globe and SAG Award winner and multi-Emmy Award nominee Idris Elba will then make his “SNL” hosting debut on March 9. Elba co-created and stars in the new comedy series Turn Up Charlie, premiering March 15 on Netflix.

Grammy Award-nominated and multi-platinum artist Khalid will perform on “SNL” for the first time as musical guest. Khalid’s highly-anticipated sophomore album will be released in April.

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