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>
Live from New York, it's Saturday Night!
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Did You Know?
In 2001, NBC aired two live 30-minute special episodes in primetime slots to fill airtime. Jennifer Lopez
, who was hosting the regular show that week, made a cameo in the second special. In 2003, a live "Weekend Update" special was aired during the Superbowl halftime. See more
...almost everything. Live television is largely exempt from the usual rules of goofs. See more
Actor Christian Slater was let out of prison for one night to attend the premiere of his new movie Hard Rain. Fifteen minutes into the film, Mr. Slater asked to be escorted back to prison.
Edited into Saturday Night Live 25
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Composed by Howard Shore See more