Saturday Night Live closes out 2022 with three consecutive shows

Saturday Night Live closes out 2022 with three consecutive shows hosted by Keke Palmer, Steve Martin & Martin Short and Austin Butler

Saturday Night Live has just revealed the final three hosts and musical guests for 2022, starting with Keke Palmer this coming weekend.

Palmer, 29, will host the December 3 episode with musical guest SZA, according to an NBC press release and tweet.

She’ll be followed by comedy legends Steve Martin and Martin Short pulling dual hosting duties on December 10 with musical guest Brandi Carlile and Austin Butler wrapping up the year on December 17 with musical guest Yeah Yeah Yeahs.

Final 3: Saturday Night Live has just revealed the final three hosts and musical guests for 2022, starting with Keke Palmer this coming weekend

Final 3: Saturday Night Live has just revealed the final three hosts and musical guests for 2022, starting with Keke Palmer this coming weekend

Dual hosts: She'll be followed by comedy legends Steve Martin and Martin Short pulling dual hosting duties on December 10 with musical guest Brandi Carlile and Austin Butler wrapping up the year on December 17 with musical guest Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Dual hosts: She’ll be followed by comedy legends Steve Martin and Martin Short pulling dual hosting duties on December 10 with musical guest Brandi Carlile and Austin Butler wrapping up the year on December 17 with musical guest Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Hosting debut: Palmer will be making her hosting debut on December 3, coming off her it movie Nope, and she recently debuted her Baby, This Is Keke Palmer podcast on Amazon

Hosting debut: Palmer will be making her hosting debut on December 3, coming off her it movie Nope, and she recently debuted her Baby, This Is Keke Palmer podcast on Amazon

Palmer will be making her hosting debut on December 3, coming off her it movie Nope, and she recently debuted her Baby, This Is Keke Palmer podcast on Amazon.

SZA will return to Studio 8H for the second time, following her debut in December 2017 alongside host James Franco, with her latest single, Shirt, already amassing 60 million streams worldwide.

Steve Martin and Martin Short previously co-hosted SNL together back in December 1986 with their Three Amigos co-star Chevy Chase.

SZA returns: SZA will return to Studio 8H for the second time, following her debut in December 2017 alongside host James Franco, with her latest single, Shirt, already amassing 60 million streams worldwide

SZA returns: SZA will return to Studio 8H for the second time, following her debut in December 2017 alongside host James Franco, with her latest single, Shirt, already amassing 60 million streams worldwide

Martin has hosted SNL a whopping 15 times, with next week’s episode bringing him closer to the all-time record of 17, held by Alec Baldwin.

Short starred on SNL in the 1984-1985 season, helping bring the show back into prominence after the departure of Eddie Murphy, and he has hosted the show twice, in 1996 and 2012 respectively.

Both Martin and Short star on the Hulu series Only Murders in the Building alongside Selena Gomez, and they’ll be returning with their comedy tour You Won’t Believe What They Look Like Today next year. 

Tour: Both Martin and Short star on the Hulu series Only Murders in the Building alongside Selena Gomez, and they'll be returning with their comedy tour You Won't Believe What They Look Like Today next year

Tour: Both Martin and Short star on the Hulu series Only Murders in the Building alongside Selena Gomez, and they’ll be returning with their comedy tour You Won’t Believe What They Look Like Today next year

Second time: Brandi Carlile will return for her second time as musical guest, following her debut in October 2021 with host Jason Sudeikis

Second time: Brandi Carlile will return for her second time as musical guest, following her debut in October 2021 with host Jason Sudeikis

Brandi Carlile will return for her second time as musical guest, following her debut in October 2021 with host Jason Sudeikis.

The musician earned seven Grammy nominations for her latest album, In These Silent Days.

Austin Butler will make his first appearance as SNL host to close out the year, coming off his critically-acclaimed film Elvis, now streaming on HBO Max.

Grammy: The musician earned seven Grammy nominations for her latest album, In These Silent Days

Grammy: The musician earned seven Grammy nominations for her latest album, In These Silent Days

Austin: Austin Butler will make his first appearance as SNL host to close out the year, coming off his critically-acclaimed film Elvis, now streaming on HBO Max

Austin: Austin Butler will make his first appearance as SNL host to close out the year, coming off his critically-acclaimed film Elvis, now streaming on HBO Max

Yeah Yeah Yeahs will take the stage for the second time as musical guest, 13 years after their debut alongside host Zac Efron in an April 2009 episode. 

The band is nominated for two Grammys following the release of their new album Cool It Down.

This season SNL is currently the top broadcast entertainment program in the 18-49 demo for live + 3-day viewing.

It is also coming off another Emmy win in 2022 for Outstanding Variety Sketch Series.

Second time: Yeah Yeah Yeahs will take the stage for the second time as musical guest, 13 years after their debut alongside host Zac Efron in an April 2009 episode

Second time: Yeah Yeah Yeahs will take the stage for the second time as musical guest, 13 years after their debut alongside host Zac Efron in an April 2009 episode

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