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Saturday Night Live: Alec Baldwin/Shakira

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."

Episode Info  

Episode number: 31x8
Airdate: Saturday December 10th, 2005

Guest Stars
Alec BaldwinAlec Baldwin
As Himself (Host)

Musical Guests
As Herself

Tim MeadowsTim Meadows
As Himself
Dave FoleyDave Foley
voiced Himself
Phil Gordon (2)Phil Gordon (2)
voiced Himself
Episode Notes
This episode featured a clip of Richard Pryor and Chevy Chase from 1975. Richard Pryor died the morning before the episode aired.

Episode References
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.

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