Dec. 8 (UPI) --
Third-time Saturday Night Live
host Paul Rudd
brought baby-faced charm and Judd Apatow
-approved sense of humor to his hosting duties this weekend, though he admitted that he's usually "overshadowed by a musical guest," referring to his previous episodes with Beyonce and Paul McCartney
"But tonight, finally, it's the 'Paul Rudd Show," the actor said, as the frenzy-inducing boys of One Direction stepped on stage.
Luckily, Rudd came prepared with his own musical entourage -- the men of Anchorman 2.
Though Will Ferrell, David Koechner and Steve Carell seemed prepared for a showdown, the famed San Diego news team were able to join forces with 1D for an a capella rendition of "Afternoon Delight."
NBC has yet to release the monologue as a separate clip, but you can watch it at mark 8:00 in the full episode video below:
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