Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg played a surprise host to actor Jesse Eisenberg on Saturday Night Live.

Apart from Eisenberg, Andy Samberg, an S.N.L. cast member who has always portrayed Zuckerberg in previous comedy sketches was also present on the show.

Saturday Night Live or SNL is a live late-night television variety show and sketch comedy premiered on NBC, a television network in the US.

On stage, Eisenberg asked Zuckerberg if he had seen The Social Network and was told that the movie was interesting.

Directed by David Fincher, the movie is a story about the founders of the popular social networking site, the Facebook and the various lawsuits associated with the site.