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Saturday Night Live 

TV-14 | | Comedy, Music | TV Series (1975– )
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A famous guest host stars in parodies and sketches created by the cast of this witty show.

Creator:

Lorne Michaels
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Host John Mulaney; The Strokes performs.


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Saturday, October 24

Host Adele; H.E.R. performs.


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Saturday, October 17

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Won 78 Primetime Emmys. Another 100 wins & 463 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
The Saturday Night Live Band The Saturday Night Live Band ...  Themselves 790 episodes, 1976-2020
Don Pardo ...  Self - Announcer / ... 727 episodes, 1975-2014
Lenny Pickett Lenny Pickett ...  Self - Bandleader / ... 416 episodes, 1985-2018
Darrell Hammond ...  Various / ... 406 episodes, 1995-2020
Kenan Thompson ...  Various / ... 349 episodes, 2003-2020
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Storyline

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>

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Taglines:

It's "NBC's Saturday Night"! (used until 19 March 1977) See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Music

Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Trivia

Musical Director Lenny Pickett has been the tenor sax soloist on the opening theme since the beginning of the 1985-1986 season. During that time, he has never missed one episode. His fellow Musical Director, Leon Pendarvis, has been in the house band since the 1980-1981 season, and may be the musician with the longest tenure in a television show band. See more »

Goofs

...almost everything. Live television is largely exempt from the usual rules of goofs. See more »

Quotes

["Weekend Update" closing line]
Dennis Miller: That's the news, and I am OUTTA HERE.
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Alternate Versions

In the United Kingdom the early 1990s, to tie-in with the release of the big-screen Wayne's World movie, various Wayne's World segments of Saturday Night Live, were packaged into a series of 10 minute shows, broadcast on Wednesday evenings at 6:50p.m. on BBC2. As Saturday Night has never been shown on terrestrial UK TV, the film and these short episodes were the first time most UK audiences had seen Wayne and Garth. See more »


Soundtracks

(closing theme song)
Composed by Howard Shore
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User Reviews

 
I loved the old ones
17 June 2019 | by computergeek-84547See all my reviews

Matt Foley was absolutely amazing. I'm only 15 years old but my parents have shown me old movies from the 80s and 90s. Nowadays SNL is not funny. If you hear people laughing at the skits that are not funny in my opinion, then that means they get offended from jokes and their idea of comedy is not the comedy people had back then.


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Official Sites:

NBC | Official Facebook | See more »

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 October 1975 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

SNL 25 See more »

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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

4:3
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