NBC Confirms Chris Hemsworth, Zac Brown Band for 3/7 “SNL”

The “Sexiest Man Alive” is coming to NBC’s “Saturday Night Live.”

NBC announced Tuesday that Chris Hemsworth, who received the aforementioned distinction from PEOPLE Magazine, will host the March 7 edition of the weekly variety show.

The appearance comes ahead of the May 1 release of “Avengers: Age of Ultron.” Hemsworth returns as Thor in the highly anticipated sequel.

The evening’s music will come from Zac Brown Band. The standout country act is currently promoting single “Homegrown.”

— “SNL” returns from hiatus with this weekend’s Dakota Johnson-Alabama Shakes episode.

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