EntertainmentCelebrities Chris Pratt to host 'SNL' 40th season premiere Chris Pratt will host "SNL" Photo Credit: Getty Images / Kevin Winter By JULIE GORDON firstname.lastname@example.org @jbgordon September 10, 2014 12:29 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email Chris Pratt's standing as the funnyguy of summer is continuing into fall. The "Guardians of the Galaxy" star is slated to host the 40th season premiere of "SNL" on Sept. 27, NBC announced on Wednesday. This is Pratt's first time hosting the late-night sketch comedy show. Pop star Ariana Grande is the musical guest. First-time host Sarah Silverman, who did a brief stint on "SNL" in the '90s, will take over hosting duties on Oct. 4, while Adam Levine and the guys of Maroon 5 will make their fifth appearance as musical guest. By JULIE GORDON email@example.com @jbgordon Julie Gordon is the entertainment and style editor at amNewYork, specializing in all things pop culture, celebrity news and fashion. Her work has also appeared in publications including BusinessWeek, Newsday and USA Today. She is a proud alum of The George Washington University. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.