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>
And now, from New York, the most dangerous city in America, it's Saturday Night Live. (seventh season)
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Did You Know?
There have been only eight Saturday Night Live regulars, who received Oscar nominations. Joan Cusack
, Dan Aykroyd
, Robert Downey, Jr., Bill Murray
, Michael McKean
, and Eddie Murphy
were nominated for Oscars after they were Saturday Night Live regulars. Randy Quaid
received an Oscar nomination before becoming a Saturday Night Live regular. Kristen Wiig
was nominated during her tenure as a regular. McKean was nominated for Best Original Song, Wiig for Best Original Screenplay, and the rest were nominated in the acting categories. See more
...almost everything. Live television is largely exempt from the usual rules of goofs. See more
["Weekend Update" closing line
I'm Kevin Nealon and that's news to me.