Charles Barkley/Alicia Keys

Jan 09, 2010 on NBC at 11:30 PM

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Summary

Former basketball star Charles Barkley comes back (after a 17-year gap) to host the first new episode of 2010; Alicia Keys (who last appeared on the first episode of season 27 with host Reese Witherspoon) comes back to perform "Try Sleeping with a Br... (more)oken Heart" and "Empire State of Mind." Sketches include "The Situation Room," "Thomas Peepers Insurance," "Reel Quotes," "MacGruber" (three-part sketch), "Shana at the Ski Retreat," "Inside the NBA," "Weekend Update" with James Carville, Nicolas Cage, and Governor David Paterson, "The Haney Project," "Digital Short: Alicia Keys' Booty Call," "Scared Straight," and "Barkley's Bank."

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Guest stars

Charles Barkley