Schedule for SNL's new episodes in April, video previews
By April MacIntyre Apr 5, 2010, 1:15 GMT
03/27/2010 - Justin Bieber - Nickelodeon\'s 23rd Annual Kids\' Choice Awards - Arrivals - UCLA\'s Pauley Pavilion - Los Angeles, CA, USA © Bob Charlotte / PR Photos
"Saturday Night Live" returns with original shows starting April 10 with Tina Fey returning to studio 8H, and musical guest Justin Bieber.
Emmy-winner Fey (30 Rock) takes her second turn at hosting on April 10. Fey currently stars in the feature film, "Date Night," with Steve Carell out April 9.
Fey completed nine seasons as head writer, cast member and co-anchor of the "Weekend Update" segment on NBC's "Saturday Night Live." Fey won an Emmy in 2009 for Best Guest Appearance by an Actress in a Comedy Series for her portrayal of Sarah Palin during the 2008-2009 season of SNL.
Bieber's latest album released on March 23, "My World 2.0," debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 albums chart, while his single "Baby," featuring Ludacris, debuted at number 5 on the Billboard Hot 100 and continues to climb the charts.
At only 16 years old, Bieber has already made history as the first solo artist to send four songs off his debut album into the Top 40 of the Billboard Hot 100 before the album was even released. Additionally, Justin's debut CD "My World" went RIAA platinum in seven weeks, exceeding one million album sales.
Ryan Phillippe will make his hosting debut on April 17. Phillippe will star in the feature film adaptation of the "SNL" sketch, "MacGruber," due out May 21 alongside Val Kilmer and current SNL cast members, Kristen Wiig and Will Forte.
KeSha will make her musical guest debut appearance on April 17. Her debut album, Animal, entered the Billboard Top 200 at number one and hit number one on the Digital Albums charts when it was released in January.
Gabourey Sidibe will serve as host on April 24. Sidibe made her film debut as the title role in the 2009 Academy Award-winning film, "Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire." Her role garnered her an Academy Award nomination as well as a Golden Globe nomination in the Best Actress categories, and she won both the NAACP Image Award and the Independent Spirit Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Lead Role.
Grammy-nominated band MGMT will perform for their first time in studio 8H on April 24. MGMT will release their second album, "Congratulations," on April 13th. MGMT was nominated for the 2010 Grammy Award for Best New Artist, and their track "Kids" was nominated for Best Pop Performance By a Duo or Group with Vocals.
Palin / Hillary Open
Gov. Palin and Senator Clinton address the nation
Couric / Palin Open Gov. Palin and Katie Couric get real and adorable
Gov. Palin Cold Open Gov. Palin pays a visit to the show
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