Ben Affleck Confirmed for “SNL” Finale, Kristen Wiig, Vampire Weekend Return

NBC revealed the remaining hosts for its 2012-13 “Saturday Night Live” season Thursday, highlighting an Oscar winner and “SNL” alumna as its upcoming emcees.

As previously announced, Zach Galifianakis hosts on May 4 with support from musical guest Of Monsters and Men.

Returning “SNL” cast member Kristen Wiig then leads the action on May 11. Alt-rock standouts Vampire Weekend return to the stage as musical guests.

“Argo” director Ben Affleck will close out the show’s 38th season on May 18 with high-profile musical guest Kanye West. Both are making their fifth “SNL” appearances in those roles.

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