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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is the only host to appear under different names (Roseanne Barr, Roseanne Arnold and Roseanne). John Mellencamp
is the only musical guest to appear under different names (John Cougar, John Cougar Mellencamp and John Mellencamp). See more
...almost everything. Live television is largely exempt from the usual rules of goofs. See more
[as radio DJ
... and we're back!
(closing theme song)
Composed by Howard Shore See more