via press release:
New York, NY – December 17, 2010 – “Saturday Night Live” celebrates the new year starting January 8 with actor Jim Carrey and musical guest The Black Keys.
Jim Carrey will take his second turn at hosting on January 8. The two-time Golden Globe winner is receiving critical acclaim for his starring role in the recently released film “I Love You Phillip Morris,” which was nominated in the category of “Best Comedy” for the 16th Annual Critics’ Choice Movie Awards. Carrey’s past credits include “Liar Liar,” “The Truman Show,” “Man On The Moon,” and “Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind.”
The Black Keys will perform as musical guest for their first SNL appearance. The duo recently received six Grammy nominations and their first single, “Tighten Up,” remains number one at Modern Rock radio after eight continuous weeks. Additionally, iTunes named their album “Brothers” the number one album of the year while it debuted at number three on Billboard’s Top 200 chart and number two on the Current Albums chart.
“Saturday Night Live” is produced in association with Broadway Video. The creator and executive producer is Lorne Michaels.