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Melissa McCarthy Hosting SNL

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Recent Emmy winner Melissa McCarthy, star of Mike and Molly and Bridesmaids, hosts SNL this week, with musical guest Lady Antebellum. Will LA be more than a (massive) one-hit wonder? How will MM fare in a sketch comedy setting? Why is there air?

When her hosting announcement was made back in August, McCarthy effused, Since I was 5 [years old] I was sneaking down to watch Gilda Ratner and Jane Curtin and I’ve watched it my entire life. I literally can barely talk about it. It’s so overwhelming to me and so, I mean, just such a huge dream that I don’t quite have the spot in my head yet for it.”


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