The Emmy-winning actor is taking a break from his duties playing family man Randall Pearson to host the late night sketch show on March 10.
The duo have anchored SNL's 'Weekend Update' segment since 2014.
The actor reacted to the big announcement with a Twitter video, posted on Tuesday:
This is truly a dream come true. I’ve watched @nbcsnl since I was a baby. To finally get to host is one of the more surreal moments of my life, but it’s gonna be awesome. #SKBSNL pic.twitter.com/uSPyxQQ3p2
— Sterling K Brown (@SterlingKBrown) February 20, 2018
He'll be joined in Studio 8H by musical guest James Bay.
This comes on the tails of the news that Charles Barkley would be hosting alongside musical guest Migos on March 3. Plus, the week after Brown, look out for a certain SNL alum returning to his roots to host!
Scroll down for a breakdown of some the upcoming musical guests and hosts:
Host: Charles Barkley
Musical guest: Migos
Host: Sterling K. Brown
Musical guest: James Bay
Host: Bill Hader
Musical guest: Arcade Fire