‘SNL’ Preview: Kristen Wiig Returns as Host [VIDEO]
Kristen Wiig will return to the ‘SNL’ stage for her first turn as host with musical guest Vampire Weekend, but does the ‘Anchorman 2‘ star’s first promos have that old magic back? Get a first look at Kristen Wiig’s return to ‘SNL’ inside!
Only two episodes remain in ‘SNL’s’ 38th season, and NBC clearly saved the best for last. This weekend will see former ‘SNL’ star Kristen Wiig return to the stage as host, while next week’s season finale will induct ‘Argo‘ director Ben Affleck into the famous Five-Timers’ club. NBC has released the first promos for Wiig’s hosting turn with musical guest Vampire Weekend and naturally, Wiig hasn’t lost a step.
Fans surely have their personal favorite Kristen Wiig characters hoping to be trotted out from retirement, but what say you? Will Kristen Wiig’s ‘SNL’ return feel just like old times, or leave us nostalgic for the better days? Check out the first promos of Wiig’s big ‘SNL’ return below, and give us your predictions in the comments!
When Wiig was on the show she was very prolific. She created many recurring characters, some funnier than others. One thing was for sure. When she was a cast member, she was a creative force that came up with Gillie, the Target Lady, Aunt Linda, Judy Grimes, and Penelope, the attention seeking one upper.