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Tracy Morgan will make his highly anticipated return to Saturday Night Livemore than a year after a fatal car crash threatened to end his career.

Morgan, who was a cast member from 1996 to 2003, will co-host for the second time on October 17. In June, Morgan told Matt Lauer he had hoped to return to comedy once he was back to feeling 100 percent.

Tracy Morgan says he watched his deadly car crash on YouTube in heart-wrenching first interview

NBC also announced that Miley Cyrus will open the 41st season on October 3 and Amy Schumer will make her hosting debut the following week.

Are you excited for Morgan's return to Studio 8H?

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