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Will Ferrell to host 'SNL' for the fifth time

Actor joins Five-Timers Club on Nov. 23

(CNN) - Will Ferrell is joining the Five-Timers Club.

The "Saturday Night Live" alum will return to Studio 8H to host the November 23 episode, the NBC show announced on Tuesday.

The gig will put Ferrell, who was a cast member from 1995 to 2002, among an elite group of performers who've hosted the show five or more times.

King Princess will be the musical guest for the episode.

Ferrell previously hosted in 2005, 2009, 2012 and 2018. He's returned in cameo appearances a number of times.

Other members of the Five-Timers Club include Dwayne Johnson, Melissa McCarthy and Scarlett Johansson.

Actor Alec Baldwin currently holds with record for hosting duties, having done so 17 times.


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