Ben Affleck is coming off of 2 great movies (The Town and Argo) that have changed his reputation in Hollywood after movies like Gigli and Daredevil. If Ben can do anywhere close to as good of a job as his buddy Matt Damon did on Jimmy Kimmel Live then this will be a grand episode of Saturday Night Live.
Is there anyone more hated as a person and loved as an entertainer than Kanye West? I cannot think of one but I do know Kanye is not making it easy on himself going on rants about the struggle of being a celebrity. I am a fan of Kanye so I hope he performs some new music to offset his egotistical absurdity.
Last season Andy Samberg and Kristen Wiig left SNL after 7 years and now this year Bill Hader has announced that he will be leaving after 8 years. Fred Armisen is rumored to also leave this season after 11 years on SNL along with Jason Sudeikis, who has been on SNL for 8 years. Next year Seth Meyers will be departing to replace Jimmy Fallon on NBC’s Late Night, which like Saturday Night Live will be executive produced by Lorne Michaels.