Saturday Night Live

A late-night live television sketch comedy and variety show created by Lorne Michaels. 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.

TitleSaturday Night Live
First Air DateOctober 11th, 1975
Last Air DateMay 22nd, 2021
GenresComedy, News
Production CompaniesBroadway Video, NBC Studios, Universal Television
Executive ProducerLorne Michaels
Number of Seasons46 Seasons
Number of Episodes915 Episodes
Plot Keywordslive, sketch comedy, skit, late-night show, live studio audience
NBC's Saturday Night (1975–1977)
Saturday Night Live '80 (1980)

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