"" kicked off the 38th season with as host and as musical guest. MacFarlane, who has developed "" and "" among others, delivered a steady stream of laughters since the monologue while Ocean, who was promoting his debut album, gave a solid performance with collaborator .
MacFarlane presented what he does best, doing voices and impressions, from the characters of "Family Guy" to "Star Trek" actor to Marlon Brando. He was also doing Olympic gold medalist swimmer during ' Weekend Update. "If you hold your ear up to my ear, you can hear the ocean," MacFarlane told Meyers, adding later "It feels weird to be dry."