RUSH Philanthropic Arts Foundation Celebrates 20th Anniversary At Art For Life Sponsored By Bombay Sapphire GinComedian Dave Chappelle is coming back to television — by hosting "Saturday Night Live" on Nov. 12.

This marks Chappelle's debut as host and his return to sketch comedy. He headlined his titular Comedy Central show from 2003-2006, but stunned fans by walking away at its ratings and zeitgeist peak, citing burnout and loss of creative control. Since then, he's stuck mostly to stand-up performances, though he did appear in Spike Lee's "Chiraq."

The Nov. 12 episode also features musical guest A Tribe Called Quest, which is releasing its first new album in 18 years, titled "We Got It From Here ... Thank You 4 Your Service." It's the last album to feature Phife Dawg, who passed away in March.

Chappelle is just the latest first-time host to hit Studio 8H. "Doctor Strange" star Benedict Cumberbatch emcees this weekend, and the season so far has brought on "Hamilton" creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, "Girl on a Train" star Emily Blunt, and "Suicide Squad" actress Margot Robbie.

Chappelle's outing could prove explosive, since it will be the first "SNL" after Tuesday's election. Should be one to watch!

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