LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - "Modern Family" star Sofia Vergara will test her live comedy skills on April 7, when she makes her debut as "Saturday Night Live" host.
The Emmy nominee confirmed her new gig Monday, tweeting to "Family" co-star Jesse Tyler Ferguson, "I'm so glad it is officially announced:I can now freely express my excitement about @SofiaVergara hosting SNL on April7!"
Vergara was announced as the April 7 host during last week's Jonah Hill-hosted "SNL." British boy band One Direction will be the musical guest for the episode.
Vergara, who has been nominated for a pair of Emmys and a pair of Golden Globes for her role as Gloria on "Modern Family," also co-stars in the Bobby and Peter Farrelly-directed "Three Stooges" movie that hits theaters on April 13.
(Editing by Chris Michaud)