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Carlow actress to guest host top US TV show

Carlow actress to guest host top US TV show

Irish star Saoirse Ronan is set to host the prestigious American sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live.

On top of that, the special musical act for the night will be U2.

Next week, the show will be on break for Thanksgiving, but the following week it has been confirmed that the host will be none other than our very own Saoirse Ronan.

Previous comedy legends to appear on the show include Will Ferrell, Jimmy Fallon, Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Kristen Wiig, Jane Curtin, John Belushi, Chris Rock, Eddie Murphy, Chevy Chase, Bill Murray and Mike Myers.

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U2, meanwhile, are gearing up for the release of Songs of Experience on December 1.

Ronan now stars in Greta Gerwig's critically-acclaimed directional debut film Lady Bird. Laurie Metcalf, Tracy Letts, Lucas Hedges, and Timothee Chalamet co-star in the film.

Saturday Night Live is famed for its sketches of well-known politicians and celebrities. The show had a three straight weeks of new episodes this month that featured Larry David, Tiffany Haddish, and Chance the Rapper as hosts.

It has also won 64 Emmy Awards, the most for any show in USA television history. Baldwin notably won for his impersonation of President Donald Trump.


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