Justin Timberlake is the host and musical guest; in the cold opening, Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph and Kristin Wiig harmonize about the illicit boyfriend they have in Santa Claus; in the opening monologue, Justin sings the Christmas Song with Alvin (Bill Hader) and the Chipmunks (Fred Armisen, Andy Samberg); Holiday charity representatives (Timberlake and Will Forte) square off against each other; a stock boy at Target (Timberlake) fills in for Target Lady (Wiig); Samberg and Timberlake sing "Dick in a Box"; Sandra Day O'Connor (Wiig), Thomas Friedman (Armisen) and former President Jimmy Carter (Darrell Hammond) appear on The Barry Gibb (Jimmy Fallon) show; emotional saps try to restrain their emotions on the game show "Dry Eyes"; Mrs. Hastings (Kenan Thompson) is called in after her stepdaughter (Timberlake) coverts the role of an elf in a school play; Nancy Grace (Poehler) gives her seasons' greetings to the stripper in the Duke University scandal; Timberlake performs "My Love" and "... Written by
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Since the show's inception in 1975, there has never been a host and/or musical guest to be nominated for an Emmy award for Saturday Night Live
(1975). In September 2007, Justin Timberlake
became the first SNL host/musical guest to win an Emmy. He co-wrote the song "Dick in a Box". See more
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