'New face on SNL!' Jenna Ortega joins Travis Kelce and Woody Harrelson in hosting lineup for iconic show

    Jenna Ortega is set to host "Saturday Night Live" on March 11, marking her inaugural appearance on the show. She will coincide her hosting with her new film "Scream VI" release and continues to support Netflix's hit series "Wednesday." The night will also feature The 1975 as musical guests.

    <p>Jenna Ortega</p>

    Jenna Ortega

    The 2022-2023 season of "Saturday Night Live" was an illustrious one, with stars like Woody Harrelson, Travis Kelce, and musical acts like The 1975 gracing the stage. But the night of March 11 was extra special. "I'm thrilled to be here!" Jenna Ortega exclaimed, as she took over the hosting duties, marking her inaugural stint as “SNL” host.

    Jenna Ortega (Source: Seventeen Magazine)

    As reported by Variety, Ortega's appearance on "SNL" coincided with her new film "Scream VI," which hit theaters the same weekend. Her performance was not only entertaining but also critical in promoting her film and supporting Netflix’s hit series “Wednesday.”

    Ortega's journey from starring in Netflix’s “Wednesday” to hosting "SNL" was nothing short of remarkable. The anticipation was high, and she did not disappoint. Her skits were filled with humor, charisma, and a touch of elegance. "A dream come true," she declared during her opening monologue, a sentiment shared by many of her fans.

    Jenna Ortega (Source: Teen Vogue)

    The audience and critics alike were captivated by Ortega's performance. Her wit, charm, and ability to take on various roles throughout the night showed a versatile talent that is hard to come by. Her interaction with "SNL" stars like Kenan Thompson and Colin Jost added extra sparkle to the night.

    Ortega's night on "SNL" was not just another episode; it was a statement. A young star making her mark on one of television's most iconic stages. The memories she created that night will linger for years to come, not just for her but for everyone who witnessed her mesmerizing presence.

    Her success on "SNL" not only marked a milestone in her career but also contributed to a season that was filled with dynamic hosts and musical guests. It was a season that celebrated diversity, talent, and the joy of live entertainment.

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