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Jamie Foxx Booked as 'SNL' Host

November 19, 2012 (3:15 am) GMT
The 'Django Unchained' actor will host a December 8 episode of the variety show with musical guest Ne-Yo.
Jamie Foxx

is set to make a return to "" as a host. The "" actor has been announced to host a December 8 edition of the NBC variety show, during which will serve as a musical guest.

The upcoming gig will mark his second hosting gig on the show, after tackling the same duty in 2000. Also in the same month, the actor/singer will be busy promoting his movie "" which is slated for a December 25 release Stateside.

The latest "SNL" episode featured as the host. The Aaron Cross of "" spoofed his movie "" in a skecth and successfully pulled big audience for the show with a 5.1 rating in metered-market households.

It was the second-highest rating of the season so far, only placing behind -hosted episode which averaged a 5.4 rating in the same market.

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