Elton John Set to Host 'Saturday Night Live' Next Month

Published March 22, 2011

| TVGuide

Elton John and Helen Mirren will make their Saturday Night Live hosting debuts in April, NBC announced Tuesday.

John is scheduled to host April 2 and will pull double duty as he'll also perform with musical guest Leon Russell. John's only previous appearance on the sketch show came in 1982 as a musical guest. John and Russell recently released an album titled The Union.

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Mirren will take the stage April 9 with musical guest The Foo Fighters, who return for a seventh appearance. The Oscar winner can be seen in the movie remake of Arthur, starring Russell Brand, out in theaters April 8.

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