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SNL: Benedict Cumberbatch to host final episode before election

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Benedict Cumberbatch will host the next episode of Saturday Night Live.

The Doctor Strange star will emcee the show’s final episode before the presidential election.

This will mark Cumberbatch’s first time as host of the sketch comedy series. He’ll be joined by musical guest Solange Knowles during the broadcast.

Cumberbatch follows Margot Robbie, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Emily Blunt, and Tom Hanks as hosts on this season of SNL. His episode will air Nov. 5.

Doctor Strange is out Nov. 4.