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Saturday Night Live: Charles Barkley/Alicia Keys

Former basketball star Charles Barkley comes back (after a 17-year gap) to host the first new episode of 2010; Alicia Keys (who last appeared on the first episode of season 27 with host Reese Witherspoon) comes back to perform "Try Sleeping with a Broken Heart" and "Empire State of Mind."

Sketches include "The Situation Room," "Thomas Peepers Insurance," "Reel Quotes," "MacGruber" (three-part sketch), "Shana at the Ski Retreat," "Inside the NBA," "Weekend Update" with James Carville, Nicolas Cage, and Governor David Paterson, "The Haney Project," "Digital Short: Alicia Keys' Booty Call," "Scared Straight," and "Barkley's Bank."

Episode Info  

Episode number: 35x11
Production Number: 3511
Airdate: Saturday January 09th, 2010

Director: Don Roy King

Guest Stars
John LutzJohn Lutz
As Audience Member
Jessi Klein (1)Jessi Klein (1)
As Audience Member
Hannibal BuressHannibal Buress
As Audience Member
Main Cast
Kenan ThompsonKenan Thompson
As Various
Jenny SlateJenny Slate
As Various
Nasim PedradNasim Pedrad
As Various
Abby ElliottAbby Elliott
As Various
Andy SambergAndy Samberg
As Various
Bill HaderBill Hader
As Various
Kristen WiigKristen Wiig
As Various
Will ForteWill Forte
As Various
Seth MeyersSeth Meyers
As Various
Don PardoDon Pardo
voiced Announcer
Episode Notes
Due to a football game running long, this episode started at 12:05am on the East Coast.

ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
Alicia KeysEmpire State of Mind 

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