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​Tracy Morgan to host "Saturday Night Live" this fall

Tracy Morgan has been on the mend from last year's accident -- and will be ready to return to TV this fall.

The actor/comedian will host "Saturday Night Live" on Oct. 17, marking his first major appearance since suffering extensive injuries in a deadly accident -- involving a Walmart truck and a limousine-bus -- that killed his good friend, comic James McNair.

"SNL" announced the news on Monday in a tweet that also revealed two additional hosts for season 41: Miley Cyrus and Amy Schumer:

In June, Morgan, a former "SNL" cast member, told NBC's "Today" show that he hoped to return to work as soon as he could, saying, "When I'm there, you'll know it. I'll get back to making you laugh. I promise you."

Looks like he's keeping his promise.

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