‘Saturday Night Live’ for November: Kieran Culkin, Ed Sheeran, Jonathan Majors, Taylor Swift, Simu Liu, Saweetie

NBC revealed its November hosts and musical guests for “Saturday Night Live” on Tuesday. The November 6 episode will be hosted by Kieran Culkin with Ed Sheeran as musical guest. Jonathan Majors and superstar Taylor Swift are on board for November 13. Rising star Simu Liu hosts alongside Saweetie for November 20.

All three of these hosts will be making their first appearances for “SNL,” making it a clean sweep so far this season. The first four episodes were hosted by rookies Owen Wilson, Kim Kardashian West, Rami Malek and Jason Sudeikis (not really a true rookie since he was a cast member 2005-2013, but it still was his first time hosting). Musical guests in October respectively were Kacey Musgraves, Halsey, Young Thug and Brandi  Carlile.

Culkin is promoting HBO’s Emmy-winning drama series “Succession.” Majors has the new Netflix film “The Harder They Fall” debuting this week. Liu stars in the title role of Disney and Marvel’s “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.” Sheeran makes his third apperance, while Swift returns for a fifth time. Saweetie will be joining for the first time.

As of September’s ceremonies, “SNL” has now won 92 Emmy Awards, breaking its own record of 84 from 2020. The variety series took seven trophies at the Creative Arts Emmys and one more for Best Variety Sketch Series at the Primetime event. The next closest show in second place is “Game of Thrones” with 59 overall.

Two victories this year were in the comedy guest categories, the second ones for both Dave Chappelle and Maya Rudolph hosting “SNL.” Chappelle was triumphant as Best Comedy Guest Actor. Over the past 12 years, other “SNL” guest actors to win have been Jimmy Fallon, Eddie Murphy and Justin Timberlake (see full list below). Rudolph won for playing Senator Kamala Harris and for hosting as Best Comedy Guest Actress. It was her second straight win, joining Tina Fey, Fey and Amy Poehler, Tiffany Haddish, Melissa McCarthy and Betty White.

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