Jim Parsons Slated to Host "Saturday Night Live" on March 1st!

Posted Thursday February 13, 2014 9:58 PM GMT

Bringing a fresh face to a classic comedy routine, Jim Parsons is slated to make his hosting debut on the next episode of "Saturday Night Live."

Currently on hiatus for television coverage of the Winter Olympics, "SNL" will welcome "The Big Bang Theory" star when it makes its return on March 1st.

The new episode will mark the 40-year-old funny man's first hosting appearance on the popular sketch comedy show, and is going to be the first springtime event to welcome in his upcoming television movie, "The Normal Heart," premiering on HBO in May.

For the episode, the musical guest of the evening will be Beck, whose new album, Morning Phase, releases on February 25th, less than a week before the episode's premiere!

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