Rogue One: A Star Wars Story star Felicity Jones is set to host Saturday Night Live when it returns to TV on January 14th, after taking a break for the holidays. We're relatively positive this will happen, since President Elect Donald Trump won't be inaugurated until a week after that, and so will be unable to have the sketch comedy show that often makes fun of him shut down and its actors, writers, and producers imprisoned or executed. Yet.
Country singer Sturgill Simpson will be the musical guest on January 14, and he'll have to follow last night's guest, Chance The Rapper, who joined Keenan Thompson for a Run DMC parody sketch celebrating President Barrack Obama's last Christmas as president (and, they joke, maybe the last Christmas ever). The video features a guest appearance by actual Run DMC's Darryl McDaniels as well.
Jones follows last night's hosting stint by Manchester By The Sea's Casey Affleck, whose most hilarious performance last night was playing an average Bostonian Dunkin Donuts customer in a parody Dunkin Donuts commercial.
Perhaps the most talked about sketch from last night's episode sees comedic force of nature Kate McKinnon as Hillary Clinton paying a special visit to the homes of electors, who are expected to officially vote in Donald Trump on Monday:
Finally, your artist may have been abducted by aliens, but it could be worse, according to this sketch about being abducted by Santa Claus:
Saturday Night Live returns on January 14.