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Ayo Edebiri to host 'SNL' with Jennifer Lopez as musical guest

Ayo Edebiri will make her hosting debut Feb. 3 on "Saturday Night Live," while Jennifer Lopez will appear as musical guest. File Photo by Chris Chew/UPI
Ayo Edebiri will make her hosting debut Feb. 3 on "Saturday Night Live," while Jennifer Lopez will appear as musical guest. File Photo by Chris Chew/UPI

Jan. 24 (UPI) -- Ayo Edebiri is heading to Saturday Night Live.

NBC announced Wednesday that Edebiri, an actress known for the Hulu series The Bear, will host the Feb. 3 episode of the late-night sketch comedy series.

The episode will mark Edebiri's hosting debut.

Singer and actress Jennifer Lopez will perform as musical guest.

Jennifer Lopez attends the Golden Globe Awards on Jan. 7. File Photo by Chris Chew/UPI
Jennifer Lopez attends the Golden Globe Awards on Jan. 7. File Photo by Chris Chew/UPI

Edebiri plays Sydney Adamu on The Bear, which was renewed for a third season in November.

Jennifer Lopez attends the Los Angeles premiere of "The Mother" in May. File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI
Jennifer Lopez attends the Los Angeles premiere of "The Mother" in May. File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI

The actress is among the nominees for the BAFTA Rising Star Award and won Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy for her role in The Bear at the Emmy Awards this month.

50 Shades actress Dakota Johnson will host Saturday's episode of SNL, with Justin Timberlake to appear as musical guest.

Ayo Edebiri attends the SAG Awards in 2023. File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI
Ayo Edebiri attends the SAG Awards in 2023. File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI