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 DinklageSNL 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 PromosSNL: 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 SNLDeadpool 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 LiveFans 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 MeltdownListen 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 SkitLarry 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 FashionDerek 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 OuttakesKylo 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 SketchKylo 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 PromoWatch 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 JanuaryUFC 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 JanuarySNL 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 GoslingWatch 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 2015Gosling, 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 NovemberDonald 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 OctoberMiley 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 UpdateWalking 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 & BeetlejuiceSNL: 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 BambiSNL 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 MarchDwayne 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.
SNL Sketch: The Avengers Celebrate Ultron's DefeatSNL Sketch: The Avengers Celebrate Ultron's Defeat
Thor star Chris Hemsworth celebrates the defeat of Ultron in a sketch from last night's Saturday Night Live. Thor will be throwing a victory party at Dave & Buster's.
Chris Hemsworth to Host Saturday Night Live in MarchChris Hemsworth to Host Saturday Night Live in March
Avengers 2 star Chris Hemsworth will make his Saturday Night Live hosting debut on the March 7 episode with the Zac Brown Band.
New Ghostbusters Unite in SNL 40th Anniversary PhotoNew Ghostbusters Unite in SNL 40th Anniversary Photo
Leslie Jones gathers with Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy and Kate McKinnon for the first photo of the new Ghostbusters cast together.
Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Video HighlightsSaturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Video Highlights
Watch Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake kick off the show, Celebrity Jeopardy and much more from the Saturday Night Live special.
Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Super Bowl TrailerSaturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Super Bowl Trailer
NBC has revealed several special guests for their Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary special in a trailer that aired at the Super Bowl.
Mike Myers Returns as Dr. Evil on Saturday Night LiveMike Myers Returns as Dr. Evil on Saturday Night Live
Dr. Evil interrupts the Saturday Night Live cold open to discuss North Korea, the Sony hack and The Interview.
Martin Freeman Brings Bilbo to The Office on SNLMartin Freeman Brings Bilbo to The Office on SNL
Martin Freeman's Bilbo Baggins takes a job at a paper company in the Saturday Night Live sketch The Office Middle Earth.
James Franco's Saturday Night Live Documentary Heads to HuluJames Franco's Saturday Night Live Documentary Heads to Hulu
Fans will be able to watch director James Franco's Saturday Night on Hulu Plus starting Friday, September 26th.
Guardians of the Galaxy Star Chris Pratt Will Host SNL PremiereGuardians of the Galaxy Star Chris Pratt Will Host SNL Premiere
Chris Pratt will host the 40th Season Premiere of Saturday Night Live on September 27 with musician Ariana Grande.
Daniel Radcliffe to Host Saturday Night Live on January 14th
Former NBA star Charles Barkley will host the sketch comedy show's first 2012 episode on January 7.
Andrew Garfield Makes Surprise Saturday Night Live Appearance
The Amazing Spider-Man star shows up to support co-star Emma Stone, who hosted last night's episode.
The SUNDAY FUNNIES: Uwe Boll Sues the Berlin Film Festival and a Wayne's World Reunion
We also take a look at the kid who played Darth Vader in that awesome Volkswagen Super Bowl ad and actual people with "super powers."
Mark Zuckerberg Appears on Saturday Night Live
The Facebook founder makes a surprise appearance during host Jesse Eisenberg's monologue last night.
The SUNDAY FUNNIES: Joel McHale Rips on Today Hosts and a Halloween Superhero Fight
We also take a look at a new Mad Men montage and Harry Potter being blamed for owl thefts in India.
Jeff Bridges Hosts Saturday Night Live December 18th
It will be the first time the A list actor has appeared on the show since hosting with brother Beau Bridges in 1983.
Netflix Teams with NBC Universal for Streaming TV Episodes
Subscribers to the online rental service can watch episodes of The Office, 30 Rock, Saturday Night Live and many more the day-after broadcast.
Amy Poehler Hosting Saturday Night Live's Season Premiere
Katy Perry will be the musical guest when SNL returns for its 36th year on September 25.
Bryan Cranston Hosting Saturday Night Live
The Breaking Bad star and three-time Emmy winner will host the October 2 episode.
Will Forte Leaves Saturday Night Live
No new cast members have been announced for the show's upcoming 36th season.
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Gabourey Sidibe, Tina Fey and Ryan Phillippe to Host Saturday Night Live in April
NBC revealed the hosts and musical guests for three brand new back-to-back episodes.
Betty White Confirmed to Host Saturday Night Live in May
The legendary actress will host the Mother's Day episode on May 8.
The 2010 Writers Guild of America Awards Winners
The Hurt Locker and Up in the Air take home the feature film awards.
Will Forte & Jason Sudeikis Celebrate SNL Presents: Sports All- Stars
The Saturday Night Live special will air this Sunday with select new footage.
Kenan Thompson Talks Saturday Night Live and Psych
The versatile actor talks about the new SNL season and his guest-starring spot on the USA hit series.
Megan Fox to Host the Season Premiere of Saturday Night Live
The Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen star will host along with musical guest U2.
HEY, PAULINGTON: Hi-Def, 3D, and SNL!
Paulington answers all of your questions in this life advice column for the true cinephile!
Saturday Night Live Cuts Two Cast Members
Michaela Watkins and Casey Wilson not renewed for NBC comedy.
Jenny Slate and Nasim Pedrad Join the Cast of Saturday Night Live
The 35th season begins September 26 on NBC.
Saturday Night Live Adds Two New Cast Members
Abby Elliot and Michaela Watkins join the show.
John McCain Set for Saturday Night Live Appearance
The Republican Presidential candidate will appear on the hot NBC series.
Ben Affleck Back to Host Saturday Night Live
The program wil also air an election special on November 3 as well.
Sarah Palin to Appear as Tina Fey on Saturday Night Live?
Executive producer Lorne Michaels says it will happen, eventually.
Saturday Night Live Has Highest Season Premiere Since 2001
The show, hosted my Olympian Michael Phelps, posts 64% ratings increase over last year's season premiere.
Will Tina Fey Portray Sarah Palin on the 34th Season Premier of SNL?
It seems that Lorne Michaels is apprehensive about answering that question.
Michael Phelps to Host Saturday Night Live
The record-breaking Olympic swimmer will host the season premiere of the late-night comedy program.
Saturday Night Live: The Complete Third Season Laughs It Up on DVD on May 16th
Check out all the shows from the 1977-1978 season on this huge set.
SNL Mixed Tapes Coming Soon
NBC will be making compilations of the hit show for primetime.
Saturday Night Live Falls Victim to the Writers' Strike
The production staff is fired from the NBC program.
SNL Will Go Live No Matter What!
A strike won't keep the show from airing.
Superbad's Seth Rogan to Host Saturday Night Live
The show returns for its 33rd season on NBC.
LeBron James Hosts SNL Premier
All Eleven Current Cast members expected to return to the show.
INTERVIEW: Tim Meadows and Kenneth Bowser Talk Saturday Night Live in the 90's: Pop Culture Nation
Comedian and Filmmaker discuss why Saturday Night Live will always be current.
NBC to Air Saturday Night Live in the '90s: Pop Culture Nation on May 6
A primetime documentary chronicling the highs and lows of the comedy series in the 1990s.
Saturday Night Live Details
  • First Aired
    1975

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