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Adam Sandler Hosting, Shawn Mendes Performing On May 4 “Saturday Night Live”

Adam Sandler will host “SNL” for the first time.

Adam Sandler on the 2/11/19 Fallon (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)

One of the most recognizable and successful “Saturday Night Live” cast members in history will soon return to the show as a host.

According to NBC, Adam Sandler will make his “SNL” hosting debut on May 4.

“We are happy to welcome Adam back to ‘SNL’ in what is sure to be a special night,” said executive producer Lorne Michaels.

NBC adds that Shawn Mendes will take the stage as the episode’s musical guest. He will be appearing in that capacity for a second time.

“SNL” continues its current season with host Kit Harington and musical guest Sara Bareilles this weekend. Next weekend’s show will feature Emma Stone and BTS.

Written by Brian Cantor

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