Star-Studded SNL Finale Bids Hader Farewell

Kanye unveils 2 singles, Poehler returns as Affleck hosts
By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff
Posted May 19, 2013 10:43 AM CDT

Last night's season finale of Saturday Night Live didn't have many snoozy moments: Oscar winner Ben Affleck hosted, taking on his marriage-is-work gaffe in the opening monologue with wife Jennifer Garner at his side, the show bid dramatic farewell to longtime heavyweight Bill Hader vis a vis his Stefon persona, Amy Poehler returned for a stint on "Weekend Update," and the Hollywood Reporter notes that a "Top of the Pops" sketch may have signaled Fred Armisen's exit as well. Oh, and musical guest Kanye West unveiled two new singles on the show. (More Saturday Night Live stories.)

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