“Because I’m crazy and I’ve been waiting to do this show since I was 12 years old,” declared Aubrey Plaza in the newly released teaser video for this weekend’s episode of Saturday Night Live. It’s a full circle moment for Park and Rec and White Lotus actress, who previously worked as a page at NBC and then bombarded with auditions for SNL early in his career. Now, he will finally get his chance to host the sketch comedy series on the January 21st episode with musical guest Sam Smith.
Plaza’s brand of humor is on full display in the promo, as he tries a couple of impressions and then does the SNL cast member Chloe Fineman. Check it out below, and check out our list of “15 Times Aubrey Plaza Is Iconic.”
SNLIts 48th season continues on January 28 with an episode hosted by creed actor Michael B. Jordan and featured musical guest Lil Baby. You can search all our coverage of the season here.