Benedict Cumberbatch Heading Back to Host ‘Saturday Night Live’

Kaity  - Co-Director
2 Min Read
Marvel Studios

Benedict Cumberbatch is heading back to Saturday Night Live! The actor will host the May 7 show with Arcade Fire as a musical guest.

The gig will no doubt be to promote his next film, a smaller project called Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, which premieres the Friday before on May 6. This will be the star’s second hosting appearance on the late-night show, the first coming in 2016 to promote the first Doctor Strange film.

While we impatiently wait for Cumberbatch’s night next month, let’s take a gander through some of our favorite sketches from his first appearance.

The age-old question of why Benedict Cumberbatch is hot is answered in this sketch. So, if you’re someone who gets asked about this, just forward them this video.

Too cool for school, too cool for a boring toilet. Cumberbatch debuts a brand new sleek design to prove you can look cool going number two.

This sketch never got the love it deserved. Benedict Cumberbatch acting alongside a brass Eagle and still making it look effortless? Sign us up.

And of course, his monologue, where he breaks into song to introduce himself.

Saturday Night Live airs on NBC Saturdays at 11:30 p.m. ET.

Nerds and Beyond is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to

Share this Article
By Kaity Co-Director
Kaity started with Harry Potter in second grade and it’s been a losing battle ever since, or maybe a winning one ... She lives in New England with a small herd of cats, two dogs, three chinchillas, and one daughter. You can definitely find her either watching anime, reading manga, or playing the same five video games over and over again. Contact:
Leave a comment