By Sandra Gonzalez
Updated August 22, 2011 at 03:59 PM EDT

Jimmy Fallon is headed from late night to… well, slightly earlier in the night.

The Late Night with Jimmy Fallon host will return to his Saturday Night Live roots when he hosts the show on Dec. 17, which will also feature musical guest Michael Bublé. This will be Fallon’s first time as host. “I’ve never forgotten where I came from,” says Fallon in a statement. “That’s why I’m so incredibly honored to be hosting the Saturday Night Times program December 17th on HGTV.”

Fallon, who has hosted Late Night since 2009, left the show in 2004 — thankfully, not before giving us this sketch:

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