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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Did You Know?
was the first female host, the first person to host the show for a second time, and the first woman to host five times. Drew Barrymore
has also hosted five times, her first being in 1982. See more
...almost everything. Live television is largely exempt from the usual rules of goofs. See more
[adding onto a report on the Weekend Update
... and in addition, two plus two equals four.
Referenced in The Office: Office Olympics
(closing theme song)
Composed by Howard Shore See more