Tracy Morgan is heading back to Saturday Night Live.

The comedian has been tapped to host the third show of the new season on October 17th. This will be his major performance since he was seriously injured in a June 2014 car accident that claimed the life of his longtime pal James McNair.

Tracy (who was a cast member from 1996 to 2003) responded to the hosting news by tweeting, "Stoked to be going home... #SNL".

The season's first two hosts will be Miley Cyrus on October 3rd and Amy Schumer  on October 7th. (Time)

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