Lena Dunham to Host SNL with The National on March 8

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Lena Dunham to Host <i>SNL</i> with The National on March 8

In a move sure to please both Girls fans and the Internet’s growing think piece industry, NBC has tapped Lena Dunham to host Saturday Night Live, Variety reports. On March 8, the HBO star will appear on the long-running sketch show alongside musical guest The National, further solidifying the episode’s indie cred.

Shortly after the news broke, Dunham took to Twitter to express her excitement, saying, “Thank you for the SNL love. Dream come true.”

Dunham’s sitcom Girls is currently nearing the end of its third season on HBO. Read our review of the latest episode here.