SNL has prepared a treat for its fans tonight. Natalie Portman will host for the first time in over a decade, and Dua Lipa will be this evening's musical guest.
Portman last hosted in 2006, and is taking the SNL stage to promote her upcoming science fantasy film Annihilation, which co-stars Oscar Isaac, Tessa Thompson, Jennifer Jason Leigh and Gina Rodriguez. The film will be released February 23, 2018.
Tonight, Saoirse Ronan will be hosting SNL with musical guest U2.
In a promo for the episode, Ronan tries to convince Cecily Strong that everyone at Rockefeller Center is there to see her host SNL. Strong counters that they're just there to see the tree. "This is so exciting. All these people have come out to see me," Ronan exults. Strong responds, "Oh, no, you know I think they're here for the tree lighting."
For the first time, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is seeking to ban a previously approved opioid due to its addictive qualities. In this decision, the FDA specifically recognized the public health risk of the opioid epidemic and committed to making other similar evaluations with other drugs.
Late night talk show hosts Stephen Colbert, Seth Meyers and Trevor Noah all weighed in on the “Bernie or Bust” contingent, which staged a walkout during the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia last night. Party unity was chief among their collective concerns, which they voiced on their respective programs following a historic evening culminating in Hillary Clinton becoming the first female nominee of a major U.S. political party.