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?
Musical Director Lenny Pickett has been the tenor sax soloist on the opening theme since the beginning of the 1985-1986 season. During that time, he has never missed one episode. His fellow Musical Director, L. Leon Pendarvis, has been in the house band since the 1980-1981 season, and may possibly be the musician with the longest tenure in a television show band ever. See more
...almost everything. Live television is largely exempt from the usual rules of goofs. See more
["Weekend Update" closing line
That's the news, and I am OUTTA HERE.
Referenced in Caught
(closing theme song)
Composed by Howard Shore See more