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Aziz Ansari to Host 'Saturday Night Live' for the First Time

by Alex Ungerman 2:46 PM PST, January 10, 2017
Playing Aziz Ansari to Host 'Saturday Night Live' for the First Time

How has this not happened yet?

Aziz Ansari will make his Saturday Night Live hosting debut on Jan. 21, with musical guest Big Sean, a week after Rogue One star Felicity Jones hosts the long-running comedy variety show.

EXCLUSIVE: Aziz Ansari Talks Father’s Emmy Campaign and What It Means to Make ‘Master of None’ a Family Affair

Ansari's Master of None returns to Netflix later this year, and something tells us he'll do a great job as host, judging by his several comedy specials, and the hilarious unofficial music video he and co-star Eric Wareheim made for Kanye West's "Famous" last year.

Something to look forward to!

WATCH: Aziz Ansari Reads the Embarrassing Text Messages He Sent to Blake Lively

Watch the video below to see how Ansari and Master of None co-creator Alan Yang talk about the show's "surreal" Emmy win.

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