Prince Harry 'was in discussions to host SNL' before 'talks stalled at 11th ... trends now
Prince Harry was in 'serious' talks to host Saturday Night Live in the run-up to the January release of his memoir – but talks stalled at the final hurdle.
The Duke of Sussex was on a whirlwind TV tour talking about Spare before publication and went on a number of high-profile US shows.
Producers on the long-running NBC show were keen to get the royal on board, with Harry, 38, described as being 'all in'.
It is unclear what caused the discussions to stop, with many sources telling PageSix saying that people would have 'definitely tuned in'.
One industry insider said: 'I know that Harry was all in. He was really serious about doing it — and it would have been great fun as promo for the book.
The Duke of Sussex was on a whirlwind TV tour talking about Spare before publication and went on a number of high-profile US shows
'SNL producers have been after Harry for a while. Everyone on the show was really into the idea, and people would definitely have tuned in.'
Another confirmed the talks,