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Chris Rock, Prince Heading to Saturday Night Live

Chris Rock, Prince Heading to Saturday Night Live

SNL's prodigal son is set to return as host.

Published October 15, 2014

Saturday Night Live just landed its first must-see guests of the season. Chris Rock and Prince are headed to the long-running sketch comedy show as host and musical guest, respectively. The duo will take the stage on November 1.

For Rock, the hosting gig is a homecoming of sorts. An SNL alum who was part of the troupe from 1990 until 1993, Rock hasn't hosted the show since 1996. Prince, of course, is expected to thrill the audience both in studio and at home with cuts from his new pair of albums.

We can't wait to see what kinds of sketches Rock has up his sleeve and if he can convince the Purple One to join him in a parody!

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(Photos from left: Douglas Gorenstein/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank, Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Written by Evelyn Diaz

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