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Returning to Studio 8H on DECEMBER 10 is Alec Baldwin, a perennial and adept host, who makes his twelfth hosting appearance on the show, putting him in the upper echelon of frequent guest hosts. Other frequent hosts include Christopher Walken, Tom Hanks, Chevy Chase, Buck Henry, John Goodman and record-holder Steve Martin with 13 appearances. One of Hollywood's most charismatic and prolific actors ? both on stage and in film -- Baldwin earned raves for his performance in Martin Scorsese's "The Aviator" and an Academy Award? nomination for his role in "The Cooler" oppostite William H. Macy. This year, he was seen in Cameron Crowe's "Elizabethtown" and next he'll star opposite Jim Carrey and Tea Leoni in "Fun with Dick and Jane."
Joining Baldwin is global superstar Shakira. Shakira will perform from both her multi-platinum Spanish and English records "Fijacion Oral, Vol. 1" and "Oral Fixation, Vol. 2," including the first live network performance of her hit "La Tortura" with Alejandro Sanz. The records are the follow up to her 13 million selling English language debut "Laundry Service."
Sketches: "Saddam's Cell," "Tylenol BM," "Face Transplant," "The O'Reilly Factor," "Celebrity Mugshot Poker" (cartoon), "Brokeback Goldmine," "The Tony Bennett Show," "Carol at Bowl-a-Rama," "The Man Who Married a Hot Dog," "Medicare," and "Santa's Workshop."
Tim Meadows: I've been in the cast all this time, I just haven't appeared in any sketches.
This was a running gag when Tim Meadows was a cast member. He was always underused and the hosts made a running gag about it.