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The Big Bang Theory star Jim Parsons has been tapped to host Saturday Night Live, NBC announced Thursday.

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The Emmy-winning actor will make his SNL debut when the NBC sketch comedy show returns on March 1. Beck will be the musical guest to promote his new album "Morning Phase," which hit stores on Feb. 25.

Are you excited for the return of Saturday Night Live? How do you think Parsons will do as host?