Saturday Night Live

(1975)

Saturday Night Live Synopsis

"Live from New York, it's Saturday Night!" Saturday Night Live is a sketch comedy show that has run since the fall of 1975. Many now-famous actors and actresses such as Dan Aykroyd, John Belushi, Jane Curtin, Chevy Chase, Bill Murray, Gilda Radner, Paul Shaffer, Eddie Murphy, Joe Piscopo, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Martin Short, Damon Wayans, Joan Cusack, Robert Downey Jr., Dennis Miller, Phil Hartman, Jon Lovitz, Conan O'Brien, Mike Myers, Ben Stiller, David Spade, Chris Farley, Adam Sandler, Chris Rock, Rob Schneider, Norm MacDonald, Molly Shannon, Will Ferrell, and Tina Fey got their start from Saturday Night Live. SNL is still unique amongst other sketch shows because of the fact that it has always been live. Also known as: "NBC's Saturday Night" from October 11, 1975 to July 31, 1976. "Saturday Night" from September 18, 1976 to March 19, 1977. "Saturday Night Live" since March 26, 1977. "Good night and have a pleasant tommorow!"

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SNL Goes Behind-the-Scenes of Game of Thrones with Peter Dinklage

SNL Goes Behind-the-Scenes of Game of Thrones with Peter Dinklage

Peter Dinklage and the cast of Saturday Night Live take fans behind-the-scenes of HBO's Game of Thrones in a hilarious new sketch.
SNL: Peter Dinklage Channels Game of Thrones Tyrion in New Promos

SNL: Peter Dinklage Channels Game of Thrones Tyrion in New Promos

Peter Dinklage warns that 'Summer is Coming' in a series of new Saturday Night Live promos featuring Cecily Strong.
Deadpool Spoofs Kanye, Explains Why He'll Never Host SNL

Deadpool Spoofs Kanye, Explains Why He'll Never Host SNL

Ryan Reynolds suits up as Deadpool for a new video that has the Merc with the mouth channeling Kanye West's insane SNL meltdown.
Fans Petition for Deadpool to Host Saturday Night Live

Fans Petition for Deadpool to Host Saturday Night Live

Deadpool fans are asking for Ryan Reynolds to host an entire episode of SNL in costume as Deadpool.
Listen to Kanye West's Insane Saturday Night Live Meltdown

Listen to Kanye West's Insane Saturday Night Live Meltdown

Kayne West went on an uncensored rant before his SNL performance this past Saturday, and it has now gone viral.
Larry David Is Bernie Sanders in Bern Your Enthusiasm SNL Skit

Larry David Is Bernie Sanders in Bern Your Enthusiasm SNL Skit

Curb Your Enthusiasm star/creator Larry David portrays Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders in a hilarious sketch on last night's SNL.
Derek Zoolander & Hansel Stop by SNL to Talk Fashion

Derek Zoolander & Hansel Stop by SNL to Talk Fashion

Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson made a surprise appearance on Saturday Night Live Weekend Update to comment on the fashion world.
Kylo Ren Cracks Up in SNL's Undercover Boss Outtakes

Kylo Ren Cracks Up in SNL's Undercover Boss Outtakes

Adam Driver can't keep a straight face as the Undercover Boss version of Kylo Ren in outtakes from last weekend's Saturday Night Live.
Kylo Ren Is an Undercover Boss in SNL Sketch

Kylo Ren Is an Undercover Boss in SNL Sketch

Adam Driver reprised his Star Wars: The Force Awakens role of Kylo Ren during a new sketch on last night's Saturday Night Live.
Watch Adam Driver Pull His Star Wars Lightsaber in New SNL Promo

Watch Adam Driver Pull His Star Wars Lightsaber in New SNL Promo

Adam Driver gets his crossguard Kylo Ren lightsaber ready when Kate McKinnon steals his food in new promo for Saturday Night Live.
UFC Fighter Ronda Rousey Will Host SNL This January

UFC Fighter Ronda Rousey Will Host SNL This January

Ronda Rousey will host Saturday Night Live on January 23 with special musical guest Selena Gomez.
SNL Gets Kylo Ren Himself, Adam Driver, as Host in January

SNL Gets Kylo Ren Himself, Adam Driver, as Host in January

Star Wars: The Force Awakens star Adam Driver has been set to host the first 2016 episode of Saturday Night Live on January 16.
Watch SNL's All-White Family Matters Spoof with Ryan Gosling

Watch SNL's All-White Family Matters Spoof with Ryan Gosling

Ryan Gosling and the cast of SNL send up 90s sitcom Family Matters with a skit that was cut for time.
Gosling, Hemsworth, Fey & Poehler Are the Final SNL Hosts of 2015

Gosling, Hemsworth, Fey & Poehler Are the Final SNL Hosts of 2015

Saturday Night Live will wrap up this year with Ryan Goslin, Chris Hemsworth, Tina Fey & Amy Poehler.
Donald Trump Will Host Saturday Night Live in November

Donald Trump Will Host Saturday Night Live in November

Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump has been set to host Saturday Night Live next month, with musical guest Sia.
Miley Cyrus, Amy Schumer & Tracy Morgan Hosting SNL This October

Miley Cyrus, Amy Schumer & Tracy Morgan Hosting SNL This October

Miley Cyrus, Amy Schumer and Tracy Morgan will host the first three episodes of Saturday Night Live Season 41, debuting October 3rd.
Walking Dead: Norman Reedus Crashes SNL Weekend Update

Walking Dead: Norman Reedus Crashes SNL Weekend Update

Walking Dead star Norman Reedus made a surprise appearance during Saturday Night Live Weekend Update, where he tries to kill a 'zombie.'
SNL: Michael Keaton Revisits Batman & Beetlejuice

SNL: Michael Keaton Revisits Batman & Beetlejuice

Taran Killam and Bobby Moynihan interrupt Michael Keaton's SNL monologue to try and convince him to play Batman and Beetlejuice.
SNL Skit: Dwayne Johnson Stars in Live-Action Bambi

SNL Skit: Dwayne Johnson Stars in Live-Action Bambi

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson puts a Furious 7 spin on Disney's live-action Bambi in a hilarious Saturday Night Live skit.
Dwayne Johnson Will Host Saturday Night Live in March

Dwayne Johnson Will Host Saturday Night Live in March

Dwayne Johnson will host NBC's Saturday Night Live for the fourth time on March 28th, with musical guest George Ezra.
Saturday Night Live Details
  • First Aired
    1975

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