Justin Timberlake is no easy act to follow. The singer/actor is so popular as a Saturday Night Live host — thanks to instantly classic skits (“Omeletteville,” “Single Ladies” ) and viral Digital Shorts (“Motherlover“) — he might as well be named a cast member already. Timberlake worked his magic once again when he hosted the finale of the 36th season of SNL back in May, ending a shaky season on a high note (and by high note, we of course mean this), which earned him yet another Emmy nomination for his work on the series.
Then again, when it comes to hosting SNL, there’s perhaps no one better suited for the task than Alec Baldwin. Luckily, he’ll be fulfilling those duties for a record-breaking 16th time for tonight’s season premiere. Baldwin, alongside musical guests Radiohead (who should get a nice warm-up for their upcoming stints on The Colbert Report and at NYC’s Roseland Ballroom), will open the 37th season of the late night TV institution. The big question isn’t so much “Will you be watching SNL?” as, “Will both Baldwin and Radiohead replay their greatest hits or will they try out some new material?” READ FULL STORY