Margot Robbie Hosting, The Weeknd Performing On 10/1 “SNL” Season Premiere

Margot Robbie [Andrew Lipovsky/NBC]

NBC has finally confirmed the host and musical guest for the “Saturday Night Live” season premiere.

Per a network press release, Margot Robbie will host the episode. The Weeknd, who just dropped his new single “Starboy,” will perform as the musical guest.

The episode, which marks the start of the forty-second “SNL” season, is scheduled for October 1.

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