Martin Short, left, with cast member Fred Armisen on the set of "Saturday Night Live," in New York. Short will guest host on the popular late-night program along with musical guest Paul McCartney.
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"Saturday Night Live" is welcoming two prominent up-and-comers to this week's show. Guest hosting the special Christmas edition will be a brilliant Canadian-born comic, Martin Short. The musical guest? Breakout singer-songwriter Paul McCartney. "I think he's from Europe," Short ventured, tongue-in-cheek, at the mention of McCartney's name. "People say he's got potential!"