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Season 40

27 Sep. 2014
Chris Pratt/Ariana Grande
Guardians of the Galaxy star Chris Pratt hosts Saturday Night Live's 40th season premiere with musical guest Ariana Grade. Sketches include CNN State of the Union - NFL Cold Open, Chris Pratt Monologue, Cialis Turnt, He-Man & Lion-O, Vet Office, Marvel Trailer, Weekend Update: The Girl You Wish You Hadn't Started a Conversation With at a Party, Weekend Update: Leslie Jones on Relationships, Weekend Update: Pete Davidson Talks Business, Booty Rap, Bad Boys, NFL Intros, and Video Game.
 
4 Oct. 2014
Sarah Silverman/Maroon 5
Saturday Night Live alum Sarah Silverman returns as host while musical guest Maroon 5 makes their fifth appearance on the show. Sketches include Obama 60 Minutes Cold Open, Sarah Silverman Monologue, Fault in Our Stars Trailer, Joan Rivers, Whites, Forgotten TV Gems, Weekend Update: Reverend Al Sharpton, Weekend Update: What You Can Say, Weekend Update: Garage and Her, Proud Mary, Car Ride, Poem, and Vitamix.
 
11 Oct. 2014
Bill Hader/Hozier
Bill Hader makes his hosting debut alongside musical guest Hozier. Sketches include Kim Jong Un Cold Open, Bill Hader Monologue, Herb Welch: Virginity Pledge Rally, The Group Hopper, Hollywood Game Night, 39 Cents, Jan Hooks Tribute: Love Is A Dream, Weekend Update: Pete Davidson on Gold Chains, Weekend Update: Stefon Returns, Puppet Class, Inside SoCal 2 with Bill Hader, Cat, and Cut For Time: Coal Miners.
 
25 Oct. 2014
Jim Carrey/Iggy Azalea
Jim Carrey returns as host for the third time while musical guest Iggy Azalea makes her SNL debut. Sketches include Ebola Czar Cold Open, Jim Carrey Halloween Monologue, Lincoln Ad, Carrey Family Reunion, Graveyard Song, Weekend Update: Romantic Comedy Expert, Weekend Update: Drunk Uncle on Halloween, Secret Billionaire, Ghost Chasers, High School, Halloween Party, and Geoff's Halloween Emporium.
 
1 Nov. 2014
Chris Rock/Prince
Former cast member Chris Rock hosts for the second time while Prince performs a special medley set. Sketches include Christie Cold Open, Chris Rock Monologue, Vlog, GoProbe, How's He Doing with Chris Rock, Weekend Update: Katt Williams and Suge Knight, Weekend Update: Pete Davidson on STD Prevention, Shark Tank, Swiftamine, The Couple, Robbers, and Women in the Workplace.
 
15 Nov. 2014
Woody Harrelson/Kendrick Lamar
Woody Harrelson hosts Saturday Night Live for the third time and Kendrick Lamar performs. Sketches include A Drink at the White House, 1989 Monologue, The Dudleys, Match'd, A New Day, Football Halftime Speech, Duets Album, Weekend Update: Leslie Jones on Crazy Bitches, Weekend Update: Matthew McConaughey & Woody Harrelson, Old New York, Campfire Song, and Last Call with Woody Harrelson.
 
22 Nov. 2014
Cameron Diaz/Mark Ronson & Bruno Mars
Cameron Diaz hosts Saturday Night Live for the fourth time while Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars serve as musical guest. Sketches include Capitol Hill Cold Open, Cameron Diaz Monologue, Back Home Ballers, New Annie, Nest-spresso, High School Theater Show, Weekend Update: Angela Merkel on the G20 Summit, Weekend Update: Charles Manson and Star Burton, Office Boss, Dr. Dave & Buggles, The Fight, Poetry Class, and Night Murmurs.
 
6 Dec. 2014
James Franco/Nicki Minaj
James Franco hosts Saturday Night Live for the third time while Nicki Minaj makes her second appearance as musical guest. Sketches include Politics Nation Cold Open, James Franco Monologue, Peter Pan Live!, Star Wars Teaser, Jingle Ballerz Special, Grow-a-Guy, Magic Bridge, Weekend Update: Anthony Crispino, Weekend Update: Leslie Jones on 420Singles.com, Weekend Update: Kim Kardashian, Brain Space, Kid Mayor, and Porn Stars with James Franco and Seth Rogen.
 
13 Dec. 2014
Martin Freeman/Charli XCX
Martin Freeman makes his Saturday Night Live hosting debut while Charli XCX serves as musical guest. Sketches include Charlie Rose Cold Open, Martin Freeman Monologue, Sump'n Claus, Wedding Objections, Hobbit Office, Right Side of the Bed, Church, Weekend Update: Sasheer Zamata, Weekend Update: One-Dimensional Female Character from a Male Driven Comedy, Weekend Update: Jacob the Bar Mitzvah Boy on Hanukkah, Assembly Line, Holiday Gig, and Waterbed Commercial.
 
20 Dec. 2014
Amy Adams/One Direction
Amy Adams returns to host Saturday Night Live while One Direction makes their third appearance as musical guest. Sketches include Sam Smith/Dr. Evil Cold Open, Amy Adams Christmas Monologue, Asian American Doll, Tenderfield Video Christmas Card, Christmas Serial, Girlfriends Talk Show with Amy Adams and One Direction, Office Christmas Party, Weekend Update: Kim Jong-un, Weekend Update: Willie, Weekend Update: Garth and Kat's Hanukkah Album, A Very Cuban Christmas, Singing Sisters, and Cat Rescue Commercial with Amy Adams.
 
17 Jan. 2015
Kevin Hart/Sia
Kevin Hart hosts Saturday Night Live for the second time while Sia makes her debut as musical guest. Sketches include MLK Cold Open, Kevin Hart Monologue, Calvin Klein Ad, Why'd You Post That?, Bushwick, Brooklyn 2015, Get On Up, Soap Opera Reunion, Weekend Update: Mrs. Santini, The Journey, Kevin's Son, and Listening Party.
 
25 Jan. 2015
Blake Shelton
Blake Shelton pulls double duty as host and musical guest on Saturday Night Live. Sketches include Patriots Press Conference Cold Open, Blake Shelton's Hee-Haw Monologue, Farm Hunk, Wishin' Boot, Celebrity Family Feud, Weekend Update: Riblet, Weekend Update: Pete Davidson on Cyber Security, Weekend Update: Nicole, Parole Board, My Darlin' Joan, and Magician.
 
31 Jan. 2015
J.K. Simmons/D'Angelo
J.K. Simmons makes his hosting debut while D'Angelo serves as musical guest. Sketches include Super Bowl Shut Down Cold Open, J.K. Simmons Monologue Featuring Fred Armisen, Totino's Super Bowl Commercial, Miss Trash 2015, Casablanca, Teacher Snow Day, Weekend Update: Michael Che on Black History Month Stamps, Weekend Update: One Dimensional Female Character on the Super Bowl, Weekend Update: Jebidiah Atkinson Reviews the 2015 Grammy Nominees, Microsoft Assistant, The Jay Z Story, and Career Day.
 
28 Feb. 2015
Dakota Johnson/Alabama Shakes
Actress Dakota Johnson hosts SNL for the first time while Alabama Shakes returns as musical guest. Sketches include Giuliani Cold Open, Dakota Johnson Monologue, Father Daughter Ad, Cinderella, Say What You Wanna Say, Press Junket, I Can't, Weekend Update: Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Not Retiring, Weekend Update: Kanye West Apologizes, Weekend Update: Riblet Returns, Emergency Room, Net Neutrality, and Mr. Riot Films.
 
7 Mar. 2015
Chris Hemsworth/Zac Brown Band
Host Chris Hemsworth and musical guest Zac Brown Band make their SNL debuts. Sketches include Hillary Cold Open, American Express Ad, Brother 2 Brother, Empire Promo, Spaceship, The Iggy Azalea Show, Weekend Update: Leslie Jones on Dating in New York, Weekend Update: Girl You Wish You Hadn't Started a Conversation with at a Party on Boko Haram, Avengers News Report, Movie Set, Reality House and Porn Stars: Dolce & Gabbana.
 
28 Mar. 2015
Dwayne Johnson/George Ezra
Dwayne Johnson hosts for the fourth time while musical guest George Ezra makes his SNL debut. Sketches include The Rock Obama Cold Open, Dwayne Johnson's Franchise Viagra Monologue, Pepboys, WWE Promo Shoot, New Disney Movie, Dinner Date, The Jungle, Brogaine, Weekend Update: Olya Povlatsky on the Russian Economy, Weekend Update: Willie Is Excited for Spring, Cooking with Paul, Improv Show, Interrogation, and Circus with Kyle.
 
4 Apr. 2015
Michael Keaton/Carly Rae Jepsen
Michael Keaton hosts for the third time while musical guest Carly Rae Jepsen makes her SNL debut. Sketches include NCAA Tournament Cold Open, Michael Keaton Tribute Monologue, CNN Newsroom, Prom Queen, Easter Hotline, Ad Agency, Neutrology Music Video, Weekend Update: Pete Davidson on The Walking Dead Season Finale, Weekend Update: Jebidiah Atkinson Reviews Television Shows, Smart Home, and Easter Candy.
 
11 Apr. 2015
Taraji P. Henson/Mumford & Sons
Taraji P. Henson makes her hosting debut alongside second-time musical guest Mumford & Sons. Sketches include Hillary Election Video Cold Open, Taraji P. Henson's I Made It Monologue, Depend Legends, Teacher Trial, Home 2, QVC, Game of Thrones, Weekend Update: Cecilia Gimenez on Lucille Ball Statue, Weekend Update: Jacob the Bar Mitzvah Boy Explains Passover, Hollywood Game Night with Taraji P. Henson, Vlog with Taraji P. Henson, Sesame Street Promo, Their Own League, and Connectatron
 
2 May 2015
Scarlett Johansson/Wiz Khalifa
Scarlett Johansson hosts for the fourth time alongside musical guest Wiz Khalifa in his SNL debut. Sketches include Mayweather-Pacquiao Cold Open, Scarlett Johansson Monologue, Right Side of the Bed with Scarlett Johansson, Orioles, Black Widow Trailer, Girlfriends Talk Show: Prom Queen Camden, Weekend Update: Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Marriage Equality, Weekend Update: Game of Thrones's Samwell Tarly and Gilly, Weekend Update: Charles Barkley and Shaquille O'Neal on the NBA Playoffs, Dino Bones, Blazer, Virgin Flight, and Jingle Writers.
 
9 May 2015
Reese Witherspoon/Florence + the Machine
Reese Witherspoon makes her second appearance as host alongside musical guest Florence + the Machine. Sketches include 2016 Republicans Cold Open, Mother's Day Apologies Monologue with Reese Witherspoon, The L.A. Scene, Picture Perfect, Mr. Westerberg, Weekend Update: Leslie Jones on Social Media, Weekend Update: Colin Jost and Michael Che Read Their Mothers' Jokes, Weekend Update: Two Girls You Wish You Hadn't Started a Conversation with at a Party, Weekend Update: Willie on Graduation, High School Theatre Show, Southern Ladies, Waterslide, and Whiskers R' We Spring ...
 
16 May 2015
Louis C.K./Rihanna
Louis C.K. returns as host for the third time while Rihanna makes her fifth appearance as musical guest. Sketches include Summertime Cold Open, Louis C.K. Monologue, The Shoemaker & The Elves, This Is How I Talk, Wood PSA #1, Weekend Update: Tom Brady, Weekend Update: Pete Davidson on Turning 21, Weekend Update: Riblet Interrupts Cut Jokes, Cabana, Police Lineup, Wood PSA #2, and Forgotten TV Gems: Whoops! I Married a Lesbian.
 

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