Billie Eilish pulls double duty when Paul Rudd & Charli XCX close out the year – Deadline

Billie Eilish and Paul Rudd are set as the finalists Saturday Night Live this year’s hosts with the Bad Guy singer pulling double work.

Eilish, whose second album Happier Than Ever was released earlier this summer, will host and perform as a musical guest on December 11th. While she has previously been a musical guest in September 2019, it marks her host debut.

She joins the likes of Nick Jonas, Harry Styles, Stevie Wonder, Willie Nelson, Britney Spears, Justin Timberlake, MC Hammer and Debbie Harry as host and musical guest. Paul Simon was the first person to take up double duty back in 1975.

On December 18, the last episode of the NBC show of the year, Paul Rudd returns as host with Charli XCX as musical guest.

Rudd who participates Ghostbusters: Afterlife and the Apple series The Shrink Next Door, hosts for the fifth time.

Charli XCX, whose new album Crash will be released in March 2022, performs for the second time.

This week’s host is Simu Liu with musical guest Saweetie. They join people like Jonathan Majors, who hosted Taylor Swift as musical guest, and Kieran Culkin as recent hosts.

Saturday Night Live is produced in collaboration with Broadway Video. The creator and executive producer is Lorne Michaels.

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