SZA, Kate McKinnon and James Franco Go to Battle in SNL Promos

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SZA, James Franco and Kate McKinnon in a promo for Saturday Night Live.

A series of absurd promo clips for this Saturday's (Dec. 9) episode shows upcoming Saturday Night Live host James Franco and musical guest SZA standing on stage with cast member Kate McKinnon.

When McKinnon introduces herself, Franco jokes, “Sorry, SZA beats Kate.” Then SZA ends the game with a winning move: “SZA beats both of y’all.” In the second clip, McKinnon randomly dances around, prompting SZA to ask if she’s all right. The comedian responds, “Sorry guys, it’s Christmas time. I’m in the spirit.”

The Dec. 9 episode marks SZA’s first appearance on the long-running sketch comedy show. This has been a breakout year for the alternative R&B singer, as her album CTRL landed at No. 3 on the Billboard 200 earlier this year.

Watch the SNL preview below.