Alec Baldwin to host SNL for record-setting 17th time

In mid-January, Trump tweeted that "SNL" was the "worst of NBC".

Monday morning, NBC confirmed the host and musical guest for the following week's episode.

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WATCH Aziz Ansari slams Trump in ‘SNL’ monologue

Alec Baldwin will add hosting duties to his Donald Trump impersonation duties on the February 11th episode of "Saturday Night Live", NBC announced Monday.

Baldwin was previously tied with Steve Martin for the "SNL" hosting record, but demand is high for the former "30 Rock" star, who began portraying Trump this past year.

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Baldwin had announced earlier this month he would be appearing on the January 21 edition of "SNL", the day after President Trump's inauguration.

This will be Baldwin's record-breaking 17th turn as host.

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In a year when one couldn't escape images of someone we now call president, Alec Baldwin's Trump impersonation on SNL was at least one of the better versions.

We're sure President Trump is just thrilled right now.

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Fans may have missed his Trump impersonation, but that made way for cast member Beck Bennett's shirtless portrayal of Russian leader Vladimir Putin.


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