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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Prior to joining the cast, Dennis Miller
won a Gabriel Award for his work as the host of "Punchline", a children's television show. See more
...almost everything. Live television is largely exempt from the usual rules of goofs. See more
[on Julia Roberts and Lyle Lovett's divorce
Julia Roberts said that the turning point in their marriage was when she realized that she was Julia Roberts and that she was married to Lyle Lovett.
To avoid paying royalties, some syndicated versions remove the musical performances and the mention of the musical guests in the opening credits is also removed. See more
(closing theme song)
Composed by Howard Shore See more