Comedian Tracy Morgan is coming back like never before. NBC announced today that the recovering comic will host SNL October 17. This will mark the second time Morgan has hosted the series. He spent seven seasons as a cast member, before leaving the series in 2003. He joined the cast of the NBC series 30 Rock in 2006, for which he was nominated for an Emmy.
Morgan has been recovering since being involved in a motor vehicle accident that nearly claimed his life, and indeed claimed the life of his long-time friend and fellow comic James McNair. Several other passengers were also injured in the crash.
Musical career have yet to be announced for the upcoming episode. Check back for more details as they become available.