A late-night comedy show featuring several short skits, parodies of television commercials, a live guest band, and a pop-cultural guest host each week. Many of the SNL players have spun off successful independent comedy and/or movie careers from here. Written by
Tad Dibbern <DIBBERN_D@a1.mscf.upenn.edu>
It's "NBC's Saturday Night"! (used until 19 March 1977)
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created new adult Muppets who appeared in every episode of the first season. The Muppets sketches were unpopular with the audience and the writing staff so they were dropped. See more
...almost everything. Live television is largely exempt from the usual rules of goofs. See more
["Weekend Update" opening
Good evening, this is the fake news.
(closing theme song)
Composed by Howard Shore See more