Charles Barkley Hosting “Saturday Night Live:” A Preview

Get ready for Charles Barkley to host Saturday Night Live tonight (for the second time!) with the following two promos:

Former Kenan and Kel star and current Saturday Night Live castmember Kenan Thompson does a fairly decent Charles Barkley impression, so we’ll see if that comes into play tonight. Regardless on if it does or not, there will be at least a live blog from the tape-delayed West Coast feed about the show tonight from The Freelancer.

Charles Barkley last hosted the show on September 25, 1993 (the season premiere with musical guest Nirvana), but a lot has changed (or at least, a lot has become public) about Charles Barkley, as alluded to by the promos, such as his gambling problems and alcoholism. Just to give you an idea how long ago that show was, here are some sketches from the show:

Former Kenan and Kel star and current Saturday Night Live castmember Kenan Thompson does a fairly decent Charles Barkley impression, so we’ll see if that comes into play tonight. Regardless on if it does or not, there will be at least a live blog from the tape-delayed West Coast feed about the show tonight from The Freelancer.

Take a look at a impression of Charles Barkley from a show hosted by Will Ferrell:

Here’s a full transcript of the featured sketch.

Tune into NBC tonight at 11:29 PM! Who knows, it might not be turrible (personal opinion: it will probably will be awful).

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