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Sydney Sweeney to Make 'Saturday Night Live' Hosting Debut, Ariana Grande Returning: A Guide to Season 49

Here's everything you need to know about 'SNL' season 49, as it happens.

SNL returns after a brief break on Feb. 24, where standup comedian Shane Gillis -- who was cast in season 45 before being fired for racist and homophobic jokes -- will host, with musical guest 21 Savage. Will Heath/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal via Getty ImagesOscar winner Emma Stone joined the show's prestigious Five-Timers Club after four previous turns as host, and two memorable guest cameos. Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for Bob Woodruff FoundationStandup comedian Shane Gillis -- who was originally cast in SNL season 45 before being fired for racist and homophobic jokes -- will return to 30 Rock to host, joined by musical guest 21 Savage.

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