Beck will serve as musical guest
“The Big Bang Theory” star Jim Parsons will host “Saturday Night Live” when it returns following the Olympics — and the departure of Seth Meyers — on March 1.
Beck will be the musical guest for the episode.
The March 1 episode will mark Parsons’ hosting debut on the late-night institution. Beck, who'll be promoting his upcoming album “Morning Phase,” has appeared on the show six times before.
Meyers, who served as anchor of the show's news segment “Weekend Update,” is assuming hosting duties on NBC's “Late Night.” He's taking over for fellow “SNL” alum Jimmy Fallon, who's taking over “The Tonight Show.”
“Saturday Night Live” head writer Colin Jost will sit down behind the “Weekend Update” desk as the segment's co-anchor on the March 1 episode, joining Cecily Strong, who has been co-anchoring the show this season.