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Jane Lynch Tapped to Host 'Saturday Night Live'

August 9, 2010 (7:31 am) GMT
Although not yet given a formal announcement, the episode where she would appear is said not far from the September premiere.

is heading to "" as a host. The depicter of Sue Sylvester on FOX's "" will appear in one of the early episodes of the variety show when it returns for the 36th season this Fall. According to the Facebook campaign, her episode is dated October 9 but NBC has not released any comment.

Like , Lynch has a number of devoted fans who took the effort of creating a certain Facebook page to get her to host. "An actor with a background in sketch comedy and improv hosting SNL, what? If Taylor [Lautner] and Betty can host SNL, so can Jane," a statement on the page says. The campaign has gained more than 3,000 supporters before the goal was achieved.

Lynch has a comedy sketch background with "Second City", which is also the starter kick of many "SNL" performers. The actress is also an alumna of comedy series "" on Starz before she dropped out to concentrate on "Glee".

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