Leslie Jones, one of the top member's of the Saturday Night Live cast, is going back to the Olympics. Jones, who showed off her super fandom for Team USA on social media just before the 2016 Summer Games, has been rehired by NBC to be a special contributor to there coverage of the 2018 Winter Olympics.
“Experiencing the Olympics through the lens of Leslie is unlike anything else,” said Jim Bell, President, NBC Olympics Production and Programming. “Her passion for Team USA is contagious, and her adventures in South Korea should be fascinating.”
Jones more recently has been nominated for an Emmy for her work on Saturday Night Live, hosted the 2017 BET Awards and was included in the Time’s list of 100 most influential people for 2017.
NBC’s Live Primetime coverage of the Winter Olympics begins February 8.