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Saturday Night Live

"Live from New York, it's Saturday Night!" Saturday Night Live is a sketch comedy show that has run since the fall of 1975. Many now-famous actors and actresses such as Dan Aykroyd, John Belushi, Jane Curtin, Chevy Chase, Bill Murray, Gilda Radner, Paul Shaffer, Eddie Murphy, Joe Piscopo, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Martin Short, Damon Wayans, Joan Cusack

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Host Seth Rogan; Ed Sheeran performs.

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Charlize Theron And Andy Samberg To Host Final 'Saturday Night Live' Episodes Of The Season
Saturday Night Live is ending its 39th season with a bang. Charlize Theron has been tapped to host the May 10th episode, while Andy Samberg will return to host the season finale May 17th, NBC announced today. Theron will be joined by musical guest The Black Keys, and Samberg will introduce songstress St. Vincent.

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Series Info

Type:
News/Talk Show
Premiered:
Oct. 11, 1975
Status:
Returning Series
Runtime:
90 min.
Airs:
Saturdays, 11:30/10:30c
To-Date:
39 Seasons
822 Episodes
Network
NBC TV Network
AKA:
NBC's Saturday Night (Original title 1975-1977)
SNL (Short Title)
SNL 25 (1999-2000)
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  • Darrell Hammond revealed in 2011 that he at first opposed the idea of impersonating John McCain on the show. Hammond's father, a veteran of World War II, had been severely traumatized by his…
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    Darrell Hammond revealed in 2011 that he at first opposed the idea of impersonating John McCain on the show. Hammond's father, a veteran of World War II, had been severely traumatized by his war experiences, and Hammond felt that poking fun at a former prisoner-of-war would be in poor taste.
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  • Playwright Garrett Morris was originally hired as a writer. But he submitted sketches that were deemed too long and dramatic. Chevy Chase suggested that he join the cast as a performer instead.
  • According to the official memoir, Live from New York: An Uncensored History of Saturday Night Live, Chevy Chase is banned from ever hosting the show again. In the book, numerous cast members…
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    According to the official memoir, Live from New York: An Uncensored History of Saturday Night Live, Chevy Chase is banned from ever hosting the show again. In the book, numerous cast members recall stories in which Chase insulted cast and crew. According to Terry Sweeney, Chase made homophobic remarks to Sweeney who is openly gay. According to Will Ferrell, Chase was the worst host during his time on the show.
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