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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The map of the world on Weekend Update during the show's first years (1975-1980) shows Vietnam split into the pre-1975 North and South. See more
...almost everything. Live television is largely exempt from the usual rules of goofs. See more
[On Weekend Update
USA Today reports that Britney Spears may once again be pregnant. Britney, Kevin; on behalf of all of the people on earth, stop repopulating! Brad and Angelina, Okay; but Britney and Kevin, please stop; now.
Referenced in The Cinema Snob: The Apple
(closing theme song)
Composed by Howard Shore See more