SNL #39.14 RECAP: Host Jim Parsons, musical guest Beck (Colin Jost’s Weekend Update debut)

Saturday Night Live almost didn’t air at all on Saturday, starting 11 minutes late due to NHL hockey on NBC, but 11:41 p.m. Eastern still counts. So, count it! But what counts most when we look at Jim Parsons and his first time hosting SNL, and Colin Jost’s first time onscreen as the new Weekend Update co-anchor, and Beck returning as musical guest? Well, let’s look to the recap and find out… We open cold with Ellen DeGeneres — the night before she’s hosting the Oscars (which makes the second time this season SNL has brought Kate McKinnon center...

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