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.
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?
Paul Shaffer is the only band member to host an episode. See more
...almost everything. Live television is largely exempt from the usual rules of goofs. See more
A new medical report says that drug use is up in high school students.
[Norm holds up a handful of money
Don't I know it?
Edited into two different forms: Half-hour formats which aired in primetime during the late 1970's, and entire 90-minute episodes edited to one hour for syndicated broadcast and later airing on Comedy Central. See more
(closing theme song)
Composed by Howard Shore See more