Michael Phelps to host SNLs 34th-season premiere in Sept.

August 28th, 2008 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI  

Washington, August 28 (ANI): Aging sketch series Saturday Night Live is all set to have Olympic golden boy Michael Phelps as host of its 34th-season premiere on September 13 on NBC.

This will be the first acting role for Phelps, who has become a poster boy in the U.S. on the back of his world-record-smashing, eight-gold-medal-winning performance at the Beijing Olympics.

Lil Wayne will be the musical guest, reports E!online.

Wayne is also said to have had the most successful year of his career in 2008.

Meanwhile, the MTV Video Music Awards is also said to have convinced Phelps to appear at the kudosfest on September 9. (ANI)

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