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Mick Jagger to Pull Double Duty on 'SNL' Finale

May 3, 2012 (5:20 pm) GMT
To celebrate the half century anniversary of his band, the Rolling Stones frontman is appointed both the host and the musical guest of the May 19 episode.

will pull double duty as the host and performer of "" finale. frontman was picked as the 50th anniversary of the Stones is celebrated. While this is his third time as musical guest on the NBC comedy show, it would be his first as host.

Leading to the finale on May 19, NY Giants quarterback will host on May 5 with as musical guest. The next week, takes over as the host with as musical guest.

On Wednesday, "SNL" executive producer Lorne Michaels did a conference call with the press but he did not discuss the finale. Instead, he addressed the rumor that the show's veterans, , and , will move on later this year.

"I know there will be some [exits]," he told reporters. "But it's just sort of the nature of the way we work; that no one really talks about it until the season is done." He added that he would like "everyone to stay".

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