Kerry Washington to host SNL.
Next month, Oliva Pope is heading to SNL to fix the diversity problem plaguing the comedy sketch show.
NBC announced today that Emmy-nominated actress Kerry Washington will host the sketch show for the first time on Nov. 2. She’ll be joined by Eminem as the musical act of the night, Eminem’s next album, MMLP2, drops Nov. 5.
The week before Washington arrives, SNL’s musical guest will be Janelle Monáe, whose second studio album The Electric Lady dropped Sept. 10.