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Saturday Night Live

Saturday Night Live

Saturday Night Live is an American late-night live television sketch comedy and variety show created by Lorne Michaels and developed by Dick Ebersol. The show premiered on NBC on October 11, 1975, under the original title NBC's Saturday Night. The show's comedy sketches, which parody contemporary culture and politics, are performed by a large and varying cast of repertory and newer cast members. Each episode is hosted by a celebrity guest and features performances by a musical guest. An episode normally begins with a cold open sketch that ends with someone breaking character and proclaiming, "Live from New York, it's Saturday Night!," beginning the show proper. In 1980, ... more on Wikipedia

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The Best Saturday Night Live Characters of All Time 181.2k votes The best Saturday Night Live characters of all time include classic, unforgettable characters brought to life by the best ca...
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All of Andy Samberg's SNL Characters, Ranked 413 votes Thinking about the best Andy Samberg Saturday Night Live characters conjures up an image in one's head. Perhaps you think of...
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Will Ferrell And Kristen Wiig's Lifetime Movie Is The Best Prank They Ever Pulled 19k views Will Ferrell and Kristen Wiig are two of the greatest Saturday Night Live cast members in the show's history, and two establ...
Who Should Be the New Host of SNL Weekend Update? 891 votes Who should host Weekend Update on SNL? Now that longtime host / head writer Seth Meyer is leaving the show, and with the ann...
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The Best Musicians Who Performed on SNL In The '80s 948 votes Saturday Night Live started the 1980s rough, but rode the decade through and celebrated its 15th anniversary in before the '...
The Best Musicians Who Performed on SNL In The '90s 862 votes The 1990s were a period of transition and change for Saturday Night Live, but they carried through and started the new mille...
The Best People Who Hosted SNL In The '80s 1k votes The 1980s started out rough for Saturday Night Live, but they rode the decade through and celebrated their 15th anniversary ...
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Youngest SNL Hosts Ever 76.6k views Who are the youngest 'SNL' hosts ever? This list might surprise you. All total, 9 people under the age of 18 have hosted 'Sa...
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All Of Kate McKinnon's SNL Impressions 114 votes Since Saturday Night Live first aired in 1975, the series' cultural reach has been one of its defining legacies. That wouldn...
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The Best SNL Musical Guests Of Season 44, Ranked 801 votes While plenty of various talk shows and TV programs feature some great live performances, not many can stand up to the countl...

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