Margot Robbie, The Weeknd set for 'SNL' season debut

Associated Press
FILE - In this Aug. 3, 2016 file photo, actress Margot Robbie poses for photographers upon arrival at the European Premiere of "Suicide Squad," in London. Robbie will host the season premiere of "Saturday Night Live" and The Weeknd will be musical guest on October 1.  (AP Photo/Joel Ryan, File)
FILE - In this Aug. 3, 2016 file photo, actress Margot Robbie poses for photographers upon arrival at the European Premiere of "Suicide Squad," in London. Robbie will host the season premiere of "Saturday Night Live" and The Weeknd will be musical guest on October 1. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Margot Robbie is the first guest host as "Saturday Night Live" begins its 42nd season next week.

NBC said Thursday that The Weeknd will be the musical guest when the show returns Oct. 1.

Robbie is on movie screens as Harley Quinn in "Suicide Squad," with other credits including "The Big Short" and "The Wolf of Wall Street."

The Weeknd's album "Starboy" is scheduled for release in November.