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?
According to Jane Curtin
, John Belushi
did not believe that women were funny. He would sabotage sketches by female writers by not performing them to his full capacity. See more
...almost everything. Live television is largely exempt from the usual rules of goofs. See more
["Weekend Update" closing line
That's my story, and I'm sticking to it.
(closing theme song)
Composed by Howard Shore See more