Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, SNL


Christmas is coming early this year.

Everyone's dream BFFs Tina Fey and Amy Poehler are set to host Saturday Night Live together on Dec. 19, NBC announced on Tuesday, resulting in tears of joy streaming down the faces of SNL fans everywhere. The longtime friends and former SNL cast members star are hosting just after their highly anticipated new film Sisters, in which they play—you guessed it!—sisters, hits theaters on Dec. 18.

The duo made SNL history in 2004 when they became the first female-duo to serve as hosts of Weekend Update, which they did for two years before Fey exited the show for 30 Rock

Ryan Gosling


The duo reunited on SNL in 2008 for one of the show's most iconic sketches, in which Poehler played Hillary Clinton and Fey portrayed then-Republican Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin, who could see Russia from her house. They also returned for the show's 40th anniversary special to take over the Weekend Update desk together once again. 

The longrunning NBC live sketch show will air three back-to-back shows in December, with two of Hollywood's hottest leading men also set to host: Ryan Gosling, who will (finally!) make his SNL hosting debut on the Dec. 5 show, and Chris Hemsworth, set to host Dec. 12's episode, making it his second time hosting the show. 

For Fey and Poehler's episode, Bruce Springstreen and the E Street Band will serve as the musical guests, while Leon Bridges will stop by for Gosling's gig and Chance the Rapper will be Hemsworth's episode's musical performer. 

Saturday Night Live airs Saturday nights at 11:35 p.m. only on NBC.

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