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 19th, 2018
GenreComedy
NetworkNBC
Production CompaniesBroadway Video, NBC Studios, Universal Television
Number of Seasons43 Seasons
Number of Episodes856 Episodes
Plot Keywordslive, sketch comedy, skit
Beck Bennett
Beck Bennett
Aidy Bryant
Aidy Bryant
Michael Che
Michael Che
Pete Davidson
Pete Davidson
Leslie Jones
Leslie Jones
Colin Jost
Colin Jost
Kate McKinnon
Kate McKinnon
Kyle Mooney
Kyle Mooney
Cecily Strong
Cecily Strong
Kenan Thompson
Kenan Thompson
Alex Moffat
Alex Moffat
SNL
NBC's Saturday Night (1975–1977)
Saturday Night Live '80 (1980)

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