Wish List: Saturday Night Live 2011-12 Guest Hosts

The host of the 37th season premiere of Saturday Night Live has been revealed, and you might have heard of him: It’s Alec Baldwin, again. This will make it his 16th time hosting the show, finally allowing him to surpass Steve Martin as the show’s most frequent guest host. The second episode will be hosted by Melissa McCarthy, the Emmy-nominated star of CBS' Mike & Molly and this summer’s breakout hit movie comedy, Bridesmaids. McCarthy is a longtime alum of The Groundlings theater in LA that birthed many an SNL star, and is extraordinarily skilled at character-based sketch comedy. Audiences are in for a treat.

So, so far so good. But what about the rest of the season? We thought we’d throw out a few suggestions.

Mila Kunis

Beyond being one of the most sought-after actresses in Hollywood right now, Mila is a natural comedienne (she provides Meg's voice in Family Guy), and apparently has yet to reveal all of her hidden talents. (Watch her chew out a Russian reporter in fluent Russian here.) There’s also plenty of material to mine from her own life, from Black Swan to the Marine Corps Ball she’d agreed to attend after a recruit posted an invitation to YouTube.

Alexander Skarsgård

The most lusted-after man in Hollywood right now is also rumored to be one of the nicest guys around–always a help when you’re working in the high-stress, collaborative environment of SNL. Much could be done to spoof Eric Northman, the 1000-year-old, Viking vampire he plays on True Blood–but it’s his starring turn in the movie version of the game Battleship, due out in May 2012, that seems particularly ripe for the parodying.

Donald Glover

Fan-favorite Community star Donald Glover got his start in sketch comedy, with Derrick Comedy. He also has connections to the SNL family, having worked under Tina Fey as a writer on 30 Rock. That already makes him more qualified than 90% of last season’s hosts. Plus, he’s hilarious? Get on it, Lorne!

Sofia Vergara

The Modern Family star is kind of impossible not to love–a South American spin on the classic screwball sexpot. I’d like to see her go head-to-head with Bill Hader’s Italian talk show host, Vinny Vedecci, in an all-out Battle of the Ridiculous Accents.

Adam Scott

On Parks and Recreation–and Party Down before that–Scott elevates the classic straight-guy role. But it’s easy to forget he can play a wide range of characters beyond the hapless, put-upon everyman. Remember the obnoxious, helicopter sales-rep he played in the great, underrated comedy Step Brothers? The one obsessed with the “Catalina wine mixer?” Comedy gold.

So that’s my SNL guest host wish list. Who’s on yours?

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Nick Offerman, John Krasinski, Mila Kunis, Don Glover, Aziz Ansari, and Tim Tebow....
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RON PAUL!! whether you like him or not, it would be an epic episode and, the ratings would be through the roof!!



And theres also a FB page in support of him hosting SNL. ---> http://www.facebook.com/pages/Lets-get-Ron-Paul-to-host-SNL/105539862887104



Ron Paul 2012 or BUST!
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I think Anna Torv from "Fringe" deserves a chance to host Saturday Night Live, because she is the most beautiful actress on tv, and she has a hit tv show and an upcoming movie next year.



I know it's kind of premature of me to be spectularing about who will host Saturday Night Live in the future, but don't rule her out as a potential guest host this season.



All I'm saying "Give Anna Torv a chance!"







All I'm saying is "Give Anna Torv a chance to host SNL!"
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Brian Wilson of the San Francisco Giants the funniest man playing MLB!!!!! He has close too 48,000 people signed up on his FB page too have him Host SNL!!!
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aziz ansari must host. if not then i would love to see danny mcbride give it a go. my dream host has always been the legend, dave chappelle!!!
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To fill the one sports star a season quota, they should also try to get Brett Favre.
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I'll second Nathan Fillion
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Michael C. Hall
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NEAL PATRICK HARRIS! ....enough said! :: :D
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John Barrowman (Torchwood); Bryan Cranston (again-Breaking Bad); Craig Ferguson!!; Cris Evans (Captain America); just to name a few...
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Sigh... Alexander Skargard... I must agree with this particular pick, and it's one I would never have though of myself but not only is he a beautiful specimen but his work is ripe for the parodying platform.
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Nathan Fillion & Craig Ferguson. Both of them are just pure awesomeness. I would love to see them host.
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Nathan Fillion is a great shout!
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I'd like to see Jimmy Fallon.
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Love the idea of Mila and Donald Glover
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Donald Glover would be great, but he's a busy guy. I hope he'll do it someday. Joel McHale would also be really good. And Jason Bateman, as somebody already mentioned. Wasn't Alexander Skarsgrd in an SNL sketch as a speaker at a pirate convention? If if wasn't him it was somebody with a very similar name.
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Donald Glover is a great shout, as are Jim Parsons, Danny Pudi, Mila Kunis and I think Dule Hill would be a good host. My biggest wish would be for a UK TV station to pick it up so I don't have to trawl the interweb looking for it! I'm supprised More4 hasn't already got this considering they do like american programming and they show the Daily Show with JS, among others.
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I would say Donald Glover and Danny Pudi Co-host. They are hilarious together.
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i would love to see mila kunis and sofia vergara host theyre both amazing!!! i really dont want to see alec baldwin host again he;s such a slimeball. although melissa mccarthy should be good, she;s funny on mike and molly and i always loved her on gilmore girls
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Am surprised no one said Jim Parsons. I think he would be great.
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I feel some of you may throw your shoes at me for suggesting this but... Josh Groban anyone?
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He did a great job co-hosting Regis & Kelly when Regis was away and he has a good sense of humor.
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I only like Justin Timberlake when he hosts SNL so Im hoping for that, a plus would be a surprise appearance by Mila Kunis cause they have great timing and chemistry. But Mila deserves to host for sure :)

here is me hoping but Id love to see Larry David!
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DONALD GLOVER DONALD GLOVER DONALD GLOVER. YES PLEASE. I would also totally watch Adam Scott. But my wish list? JAMES RODAY AND DULE HILL as co-hosts. Final thought: DONALD GLOVER.
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James Roday and Dule Hill as hosts would be wonderful! :))
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I would just like to also say DONALD GLOVER DONALD GLOVER DONALD GLOVER DONALD GLOVER
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JT , Mila Kunis , Joel Mchale, maybe Jason Bateman, I would looove to see Ellen Degeneres or Sandra Bullock
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Jason Bateman is awesome. Great call!
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Yeah but he hosted already. I want virgins only! 72!
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Justin Timberlake. I only ever watch when he's on because I'm guaranteed a good episode.
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Love all of the people above except Sofia what is the big deal with her? The rest of the suggestions are people I find hilarious and would make a good show!
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This list is terrible, except perhaps for Mila Kunis. I'd love to see Jason Segal or for Christopher Walken to return.
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agreed with these picks! maybe Aniz from Parks.
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Aziz would be awesome. With musical guest R. Kelly.
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I'd love to see Dane Cook host the show. That or, my avatar, Daniel Tosh.
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Charlie Day. He seems to be primed to burst out after being the funniest member of 'Its Always Sunny' and a breakout role in 'Horrible Bosses'.
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I agree :)
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nothing against Alec, but i never watch his episodes of SNL, but i'm excited to see Melissa host, and i'd like to see the rest too. and Joel McHale too
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joel mchale, mila kunis or alexander skasgard would be awesome!!
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I'd like to see Matt Stone and Trey Parker. I'm sure they'd have something very "mormonic" for the audience.
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Another vote for Joel McHale. And just so it isn't all comedians: Simon Baker, Maria Bello, Chiwitel Ejifor, and Daniel Dae Kim. For some reason I find it kind of weird how many hosts of SNL weren't even born when the show debuted.
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Definitely Joel McHale. Also Will Arnett, Shaq, Adam Sandler, and John Goodman. I'm surprised Melissa McCarthy didn't get a Bridesmaids mention.
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Shaq would be solid. Nice intro to his NBA announcing gig.
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Bonus points if Donald Glover gets to rap too.
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I would love to see Donald Glover host. A community parody would be hilariously meta, and a great excuse to use a bunch of cast members.
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Gotta add Joel McHale to that list. For Christ's sake, he even has a show on the network!
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Seth! This list is a perfect 5-for-5... Vergara would be tops on mine!
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