Photo of Tom Hanks by Andrew Cowie

Tom Hanks will host the Oct. 22 episode of Saturday Night Live, NBC confirmed Friday.

The hosting vet will be joined by returning musical guest Lady Gaga, who will be fresh off the release of her new album Joanne.

As we previously reported, Emily Blunt will host the week prior, on Oct. 15, with musical guest Bruno Mars, who released his new single "24K Magic" on Thursday night, serving as the lead single to his upcoming album of the same name.

The news comes just a day before Lin-Manuel Miranda hosts SNL with twenty one pilots performing.

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