Abel's last SNL appearance: September 2014 with Ariana Grande.
Saturday Night Live kicks its 41st season next month, and among the season's first musical guests is The Weeknd.
Abel will join host Amy Schumer to promote/celebrate his freshly released Beauty Behind the Madness for the second episode on October 10th. The SNL series premiere on October 3rd will feature Miley Cyrus, fresh off her odious performance hosting the VMAs, as host and musical guest. October 17th will feature Tracy Morgan's first television appearance following his horrendous car accident 15 months ago, with Demi Lovato as musical guest.