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Fey likely to reprise Palin role as 'SNL' host

Tina Fey will probably reprise her famous impression of Sarah Palin when she hosts "Saturday Night Live" in April, the comedian told The Associated Press.

"It's inevitable that we'll try it, at least," Fey said in an interview. "We'll see if it makes it to air." Officials at the NBC sketch show wouldn't comment; "SNL" generally doesn't discuss any planned sketches, given that much can change even in the hours before show time.

Fey's portrayal of the former Alaska governor and Republican vice-presidential candidate was an icon of the 2008 campaign and drew huge ratings for "SNL." Fey made four appearances on the show as Palin, earning her an Emmy in September for guest actor. She was also voted 2008's AP Entertainer of the Year.

The comedian said the whole experience was "a little overwhelming."

"It was the strangest thing that's ever happened to me," Fey said. "I've never had anything fall in my lap like that. Everything is usually me trying to convince the people of Earth that it's OK for me to perform. . . . That felt like the opposite."

Palin also made a cameo on "SNL," briefly appearing alongside Fey in October 2008. Afterward, Palin said she had fun on the show and would do it again if asked.

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