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>
Live from New York, it's Saturday Night!
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Did You Know?
Although Kristen Wiig
did improvisation at The Groundlings in Los Angeles prior to joining the show, she considers herself an "actress who does comedy", rather than a comedienne. See more
...almost everything. Live television is largely exempt from the usual rules of goofs. See more
Did he say anything about people getting hurt?
He said something after the ratings thing, but I really wasn't listening.
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