Alec Baldwin Sets 'Saturday Night Live' Return as Host

The actor, who has been playing President Donald Trump this season, will host for a record-breaking 17th time.

Alec Baldwin was notably absent this past weekend on Saturday Night Live, but he won't be gone for long.

The actor, who has been making appearances all season long as President Donald Trump, is set to host on Feb. 11, it was announced Monday.

This will be Baldwin's record-breaking 17th turn as host. He was previously tied with Steve Martin. In addition to his frequent cameos this season as the new president, Baldwin last hosted in 2011.

Ed Sheeran will return for his second time as musical guest the same evening.

Baldwin will be preceded by Kristen Stewart, who makes her SNL hosting debut on Feb. 4. She will be joined by "Here" singer Alessia Cara, who is also making her first appearance on the late-night show.