'SNL' to close out 2022 with Steve Martin, Martin Short, and Austin Butler

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Martin and Short will team up to co-host an episode, while Butler will host the Christmas show.

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Martin and Short are both familiar faces around Studio 8H: Martin has hosted a whopping 15 times, while Short was a one-time SNL cast member and has hosted three times. (The pair have also made approximately a zillion cameos over the years.) They’ve also co-hosted the show before, joining their Three Amigos costar Chevy Chase to host a 1986 episode.

Double hosts are rare but not unheard of on SNL: Tina Fey and Amy Poehler co-hosted the Christmas episode in 2015, and past pairings also include Peter Cook and Dudley Moore, Danny DeVito and Rhea Perlman, Mr. T and Hulk Hogan, Jessica Simpson and Nick Lachey, and Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen.  

Steve Martin, Martin Short, and Austin Butler will host SNL

Steve Martin, Martin Short, and Austin Butler will host the final ‘SNL’ episodes of 2022

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As for Butler, he’ll be making his hosting debut Dec. 17, as he continues to collect Oscar buzz for his role in Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis. Up next, he’ll be appearing alongside Timothée Chalamet, Zendaya, and Florence Pugh in Dune: Part Two.  

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