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>
It's "NBC's Saturday Night"! (used until 19 March 1977)
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Did You Know?
When the show first debuted, it did not air every weekend. The news magazine show Weekend
(1974) aired "the first Weekend every month" (except when it was delayed one week for Eric Idle
's first Saturday Night Live appearance). See more
...almost everything. Live television is largely exempt from the usual rules of goofs. See more
The Rolling Stones reunited for a twenty-fifth anniversary tour last week. Keith Richards said that he's happy to continue to do what he's been doing for the past twenty-five years: cheating death.
(closing theme song)
Composed by Howard Shore See more