Saturday Night Live (1975) (TV Show)

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Saturday Night Live
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Saturday Night Live (abbreviated as SNL) 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 (who usually delivers an opening monologue and performs in sketches with the cast) 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!", properly beginning the show. Wikipedia


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Saturday Night Live is a member of the following lists: Television shows set in New York City, NBC network shows, 1970s American television series, 2000s American television series, 1980s American television series, 1990s American television series, American variety television series, Television programs featuring puppetry, 1975 television series debuts and Satirical television programmes.

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840 Episodes »
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  • Season 4 Season 4
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  • Season 7 Season 7


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Tim Meadows: Did he say anything about people getting hurt?
Lorne Michaels: He said something after the ratings thing, but I really wasn't listening.


256 Awards »
Nominated for 256 Awards | Won 62

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