Kristen Wiig Joins SNL’s Five-Timers Club, Securing Her Place in Comedy History

This weekend marks a milestone in the illustrious history of Saturday Night Live as Kristen Wiig earns her place among the esteemed few who have hosted the show five times. Joining the ranks of legendary entertainers like Christopher Walken, Steve Martin, Tom Hanks, and Tina Fey, Wiig’s induction into this exclusive club is a testament to her comedic prowess and enduring appeal.

In a captivating Thursday promo, Wiig, accompanied by musical guest Raye and SNL star Bowen Yang, took a moment to reflect on this significant achievement. Wiig, known for her infectious laughter, expressed her excitement for the upcoming episode, promising viewers more moments of hilarity and joy.

As anticipation builds, Yang and Wiig shared their high expectations for Raye’s performance, particularly emphasizing the anticipation surrounding her British accent and its delivery of one magical word.

However, amidst the excitement, there was a lighthearted moment as Yang found himself stumbling over the meaning of “OG,” adding a touch of humor to the promo.

Watch the promo video above to catch a glimpse of the excitement and laughter awaiting viewers this weekend as Kristen Wiig takes the stage for her fifth time hosting Saturday Night Live, joining the ranks of comedy’s elite.