Sandra Oh is Hosting ‘SNL’ and We’re So Stoked

The "Killing Eve" star will be the third Asian American woman to host the NBC show.

Sandra Oh will host “Saturday Night Live” on March 30.

The “Killing Eve” star will be the third Asian American woman to do so, following Lucy Liu in 2000 and Awkwafina in October.

Oh will make her debut on the NBC show with Australian band Tame Impala as the musical guest. In an Instagram post, she wrote that the experience will be “terrifyingly fun.”

 

View this post on Instagram

 

OMG!!!! Gonna be terrifyingly FUN!!!

A post shared by Sandra Oh (@iamsandraohinsta) on

Oh’s “SNL” gig falls on the weekend before “Killing Eve” returns for Season 2. It also marks her return to NBC after co-hosting the Golden Globes with Andy Samberg in January, where she also won Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Drama for the BBC America show.

Fans are thrilled to see Oh host “SNL,” including show writer Bowen Yang who broke the news on Twitter.

 

Featured Images via YouTube / BBC America (Left) and Twitter / @nbcsnl

Support our Journalism with a Contribution

Many people might not know this, but despite our large and loyal following which we are immensely grateful for, NextShark is still a small bootstrapped startup that runs on no outside funding or loans.

Everything you see today is built on the backs of warriors who have sacrificed opportunities to help give Asians all over the world a bigger voice.

However, we still face many trials and tribulations in our industry, from figuring out the most sustainable business model for independent media companies to facing the current COVID-19 pandemic decimating advertising revenues across the board.

We hope you consider making a contribution so we can continue to provide you with quality content that informs, educates and inspires the Asian community. Even a $1 contribution goes a long way. Thank you for everyone’s support. We love you all and can’t appreciate you guys enough.

NextShark is a leading source covering Asian American News and Asian News including business, culture, entertainment, politics, tech and lifestyle.

For advertising and inquiries: info@nextshark.com