Scarlett Johansson; Niall Horan
Saturday Night Live Season 45

67%

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Critic Ratings: 9
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Episode Info

Scarlett Johansson will return to Studio 8H for her sixth appearance as host on Dec. 14. Johansson currently stars in "Marriage Story" and "Jojo Rabbit." Niall Horan will make his first solo musical guest appearance. His single, "Nice To Meet Ya," has amassed over 100 million global streams since its October release.

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Critic Reviews for Scarlett Johansson; Niall Horan

"'Oh no, what will we do without his paycheck?'" is still funny regardless of the quality of the show.

Dec 16, 2019 | Rating: B | Full Review…

Many of the best sketches owe their success to smart writing rather than any wild performances from Johansson, but she anchors all of her scenes with a touch of emotional honesty that most hosts would never be able to locate

Dec 16, 2019 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

On a show all too often willing to let its backstage news spill out into self-aware cuteness on-air, it honestly could have gone a lot worse.

Dec 16, 2019 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…

Let's put it this way: you know it's not the show's week when even Bowen Yang's Chen Baio fails to truly land.

Dec 16, 2019 | Full Review…

Most of the sketches were funnier in concept than execution but the episode as a whole remained breezy and fun, with a number of solid musical spots and some particularly impressive special effects.

Dec 16, 2019 | Full Review…

It was the best of times as Saturday Night Live lamented this worst of times.

Dec 16, 2019 | Full Review…

In the monologue, Thanos/Pete Davidson shows up and dusts half the cast. It's mostly lame except for all the jokes ScarJo makes at the expense of her fiance Colin Jost.

Dec 16, 2019 | Full Review…

This episode wasn't bad, but it was aggressively average. Maybe the writers are holding back some of their best ideas for when Eddie Murphy arrives next weekend

Dec 16, 2019 | Full Review…

The second-to-last show before the holiday break was also one of Season 45's strongest, rivaling only Will Ferrell's November homecoming.

Dec 16, 2019 | Full Review…