Sofia Vergara 'Excited' To Host 'Saturday Night Live'

Sofia Vergara will head to New York City in early April to host “Saturday Night Live,” and the gorgeous actress can’t wait to step onto the legendary stage.

“I’m very happy, very excited because I never thought I was going to be part of that TV show,” Sofia told Access Hollywood at PaleyFest 2012 on Wednesday in Los Angeles. “I think it’s an American tradition. It’s a TV show that the whole world knows, so for me, it’s an honor to be part of that group of actors that are known for their excellence.”

While the “Modern Family” vixen is ready for any task the cast throws at her, she’s in the dark as to what characters they’ll ask her to play on the famed NBC late night sketch show.

“I don’t know yet what they have in mind,” she told Access. “I’m going to go to New York a week before Saturday and we rehearse and they come up with the sketches, so, it’s like a whole week of work.”

As for “Modern Family,” the cast recently filmed an episode at The Happiest Place on Earth – something the show’s younger actors thoroughly enjoyed.

“It was amazing because it was the whole cast and we were all enjoying Disneyland and the kids had the most amazing time,” she said. “It was very organized. And then I got to get on all the rides without making the line, so, it was fantastic!”

See Sofia’s “SNL” hosting debut on April 7, with musical guest One Direction.

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