"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
Saturday Night Live Specials
|TV Special: Just Shorts |
For the first time in the show's history, "Saturday Night Live" has put together its greatest short films from the past 34 years in a new prime time special, "SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE JUST ...
|May. 17, 2009|
|TV Special: Presidential Bash 2008 |
New material and a collection of politically themed clips from the archives makes up this ready-for-prime-time special. Includes: Fred Armisen as Barack Obama, Amy Poehler as Hilary ...
|Nov. 03, 2008|
|TV Special: Sports Extra |
A look back at three decades of sports-themed skits and Weekend Update segments from the Saturday Night Live players and real sports stars who have hosted or cameoed in episodes, including ...
|Jan. 04, 2009|
|TV Special: SNL Film Festival |
Billy Crystal introduces short films by Albert Brooks, Gary Weis, Tom Schiller, and Christopher Guest, not to mention past sketches that spoofed movies.
|Mar. 02, 1985|
|TV Special: The Best of David Spade |
David Spade became a breakout star on Saturday Night Live thanks to his combination of recurring characters and his smart-aleck, sardonic attitude. Spade was one of the "Bad Boys" that ...
|Oct. 15, 2005|
|TV Special: Bad Boys of SNL |
This two-hour prime-time special was intended to help launch SNL's 24th season. In it, the more contemporary "Roxbury Boys" (Will Ferrell and Chris Kattan) linked skits featuring ...
|Sep. 26, 1998|
|TV Special: Saturday Night Live in the '80s: Lost and Found |
A look back on SNL's rocky transitional period during the 1980s, from Jean Doumanian's ill-fated tenure as executive producer following the departure of Lorne Michaels to the return ...
|Nov. 13, 2005|
|TV Special: Election Update |
Most of the original SNL fold, including Dan Aykroyd, gathered at Broadway Video to put together this pre-election shot at Ronald Reagan and Jimmy Carter. Election Update ...
|TV Special: 15th Anniversary Special |
NBC devotes 2½ hours to the most groundbreaking late-night comedy series in American television history. Montages are made of the early years (1975-80), the Ebersol years (1981-85), ...
|Sep. 24, 1989|
|TV Special: All the Best for Mother's Day |
They say "All the Best for Mother's Day," but that title doesn't necessarily apply as the entire SNL cast and their mothers witness a collection of wild sketches such as "Massive ...
|May. 10, 1992|
|TV Special: SNL Presidential Bash 1992 |
Political satire compilation "hosted" by George H.W. Bush (Dana Carvey), Bill Clinton(Phil Hartman), and H. Ross Perot (Carvey again). In this special, sketches ...
|Nov. 01, 1992|
|TV Special: SNL Remembers Chris Farley |
Tim Meadows intoduces a look back at the late Chris Farley with his unforgettable sketches and characters including "Matt Foley," "Chippendale's Audition," "Andrew Giuliani," and "El ...
|Feb. 21, 1998|
|TV Special: The Best of Dana Carvey |
Dana Carvey is one of the all-time great cast members of SNL, where he played a large part in saving the show from cancellation in the mid-80s. His dead-on impressions of politicians ...
|Oct. 10, 1998|
|TV Special: Thursday Night Live (1) |
Live from New York, it's... Will Ferrell! Sketches include "The Clinton Gift Registry," "Survivor Update," and "Drug Awareness Assembly." On "Weekend Update", Chris Kattan does a terrible ...
|Feb. 01, 2001|
|TV Special: The Best of Will Ferrell |
Sketches include "Alta Dena Manditory Drug Assembly," "Behind the Music," "Dissin' Your Dog." "Spartan Cheerleaders Chess Tourney," and "The Coconuts Bangers Ball: It's A Rap!" Montage ...
|Sep. 28, 2002|
|TV Special: The Best of Tracy Morgan |
The so-called "other black guy" was one of most outrageous cast members of SNL. Despite a slow start, Tracy Morgan's presence helped revive the show in the late '90s. This compilation ...
|Oct. 25, 2003|
|TV Special: The Best of Cheri Oteri |
Cheri Oteri had a tendency to keep audiences on the edge of their seats. The energetic Oteri energized SNL fans with her overzelous and outrageous characters and impressions. After ...
|Sep. 04, 2004|
|TV Special: The Best Of TV Funhouse |
Robert Smigel has made TV Funhouse cartoons since 1996. Tonight, Ace and Gary (of The Ambiguously Gay Duo) host a special SNL featuring 24 of the best Smigel cartoons and the duo interview ...
|Apr. 29, 2006|
|TV Special: Halloween Special |
Sketches include "Martha Stewart Living," "Wayne's World," "Matt Foley," "Goth Talk," "Tonto, Tarzan, and Frankenstein Recite 'The Raven'," "Consumer Report," "Weekend Update - Jimmy ...
|Oct. 28, 1991|
|TV Special: The Best Of Chris Rock |
Chris Rock is one of the few African-American actors to make a signifigant impact on SNL. His energetic and loud characters were key to his success. This special is a compilation of ...
|Jun. 06, 1998|
|TV Special: Saturday Night Live: Presidential Bash |
This special consisted mostly of Presidental Election sketches. Will Ferrell played George W. Bush and Janet Reno; Darrell Hammond played Dick Cheney, Al Gore, and Bill Clinton; ...
|Nov. 03, 2000|
|TV Special: The Best of Christopher Walken |
A small handful of actors and musicians have managed to become an important part of the history of Saturday Night Live without ever having been cast members. With his numerous stints ...
|May. 22, 2004|
|TV Special: The Best of Tom Hanks |
Sketches include "Steve's Fantasy," "The Stand-Ups," "The Bean Cafe," "Girl Watchers on 49th Street," "Calgary 1988," "Mr. Short-Term Memory," "Jew, Not a Jew," "Wayne's World Meets ...
|Nov. 06, 2004|
|TV Special: SNL Presents: A Very Gilly Christmas |
Holiday special including brand-new material with Alec Baldwin, Steve Martin, the infamous troublemaker "Gilly," and others. Also featuring favorite holiday-themed sketches from SNL's ...
|Dec. 17, 2009|
|TV Special: Live from the Mardi Gras |
Live from the Mardi Gras, it's Saturday Night on Sunday! The cast of SNL participate in the annual festivities in New Orleans. Jane Curtin and Buck Henry (try to) provide ...
|Feb. 20, 1977|
|TV Special: SNL Remembers Phil Hartman |
Before his untimely death in 1998, comedian and actor Phil Hartman was best known for his work on Saturday Night Live. Over the course of eight seasons, Hartman took on a varying array ...
|Jun. 13, 1998|
|TV Special: Thursday Night Live (2) |
Live from New York, it's... Chris Parnell! Sketches include "Bush's Refund Check," "Celebrity Jeopardy," and "Hitting on Jennifer." On "Weekend Update," Jimmy and Tina get a visit from ...
|Feb. 08, 2001|
|TV Special: Saturday Night Live Presidential Bash 2004 |
On the eve of election day, former President Clinton (Darrell Hammond) presents past classic presidential sketches. Sketches include "Debate '76," "Presidential Debate '88," ...
|Nov. 01, 2004|
|TV Special: Saturday Night Live Weekend Update Thursday (1) |
Sketches include "Belmont University Debate" and "Weekend Update" with guests financial expert Oscar Rogers and Hall & Oates.
|Oct. 09, 2008|
|TV Special: Saturday Night Live BACKSTAGE |
Featuring untold stories of auditions, censorship, Weekend Update, special guests and much more, taking a fast-paced journey through the long history of SNL through an insiders point ...
|Feb. 20, 2011|
|TV Special: The Women of SNL |
The spotlight shines on the female performers of "Saturday Night Live" in a showcase that features memorable past sketches and original skits. Among those appearing: Rachel Dratch; ...
|Apr. 15, 2010|
|TV Special: Mother's Day Special |
Cast members and their mothers introduces clips of their favorite sketches from Years 25 and 26.
|May. 13, 2001|
|TV Special: Christmas Special |
Jimmy Fallon and Tina Fey host the best of the Christmans sketches. Sketches include "Mary Katherine Gallagher", "Martha Stewart's Topless Christmas", "Channukah Song", "The Lost ...
|Dec. 17, 2002|
|TV Special: The Best Of Alec Baldwin |
For fans of Saturday Night Live, Alec Baldwin holds a position in the pantheon of great hosts. This special compiles his most famous moments from the times he hosted. In this special, ...
|May. 28, 2005|
|TV Special: Saturday Night Live Weekend Update Thursday (2) |
Sketches include "Hofstra University Debate" and "Weekend Update" with guests McCain's crazy supporter and Rev. Jesse Jackson.
|Oct. 16, 2008|
|TV Special: Sports All-Stars |
Pete Twinkle & Greg Stink present a compilation of Saturday Night Live's greatest sport moments.
|Jan. 31, 2010|
|TV Special: SNL Weekend Update Halftime Show |
Live on a late Sunday afternoon, it's... Jimmy Fallon and Tina Fey! In a special 30-minute Super Bowl edition of Weekend Update, Tina and Jimmy are joined by Gollum, Drunk Girl, and ...
|Jan. 26, 2003|
|TV Special: The Best of Jimmy Fallon |
Jimmy Fallon was one of SNL's most popular cast members at the turn of the millenium. His fresh and playful comic style, much of it derived from Adam Sandler, was a hit with fans and ...
|Oct. 16, 2004|
|TV Special: Saturday Night Live Weekend Update Thursday (3) |
Sketches include "A Message from the President of the United States," "Weekend Update" with guests Fred Armisen (and his touch-map) and Oscar Rogers, and "Andy Jams the Vote."
|Oct. 23, 2008|
|TV Special: The Best of Chris Kattan |
Chris Kattan was one of SNL's most physical cast members. His unique, gender-bending characters were an amusing component of the show's late-90s winning streak. This special consists ...
|Sep. 27, 2003|
|TV Special: The Best of Jon Lovitz |
Jon Lovitz was one of the few cast members to survive the disastrous 11th season (shown by Lorne Michaels saving him in a "cliffhanger" sketch). After that rough start, he broke out ...
|Sep. 04, 2004|
|TV Special: Live from New York: The First 5 Years of Saturday Night Live |
Cast members, writers, production members, family members, hosts, and guests all talk about the first five seasons of SNL. Everything from Chevy Chase leaving SNL after the first season ...
|Feb. 20, 2005|
|TV Special: SNL's NFL Saturday |
Sports-theme sketches from “Saturday Night Live” are presented. Seth Meyers hosts.
|Jan. 31, 2015|
|TV Special: SNL 40th Red Carpet Special |
|Feb. 15, 2015|
|TV Special: Snl Sports Special |
SNL Sports Special
|Jan. 30, 2014|
|TV Special: Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary |
Saturday Night Live celebrates 40 years in a star-studded 3-and-a-half hour live special featuring appearances from former and current cast members, past hosts and guest stars. Sketches ...
|Feb. 15, 2015|
|TV Special: An SNL Valentine |
Skits from “Saturday Night Live” with a Valentine’s Day theme are presented.
|Feb. 14, 2015|
|TV Special: Election Special #1 |
|Sep. 20, 2012|
|TV Special: Election Special #2 |
|Sep. 27, 2012|
|TV Special: SNL Thanksgiving |
SNL revisits some of the most memorable Thanksgiving sketches.
|Nov. 26, 2014|
|TV Special: SNL Christmas |
a special Christmas episode.
|Dec. 03, 2014|
|TV Special: SNL Halloween |
Sketches include Halloween Party Cold Open, Vincent Price, Paranormal, Frankenstein Bumper, Amusement Park, the Digital Short "Firelight", Weekend Update (featuring Stefon), Bride ...
|Oct. 31, 2013|
|TV Special: SNL Christmas |
Noel Wells charms the SNL cast by appearing in this holiday special. With a name like that, who wouldn't be excited about the holiday season?
|Dec. 04, 2013|
|TV Special: SNL Thanksgiving |
Classic Thanksgiving sketches from classic past episodes, including Debbie Downer Thanksgiving, The Californians, Fuzzy Memories, Family Dinner 2, Loud Family, Bears Fans, and Penelope ...
|Nov. 27, 2013|
|TV Special: 25th Anniversary Special |
TV special celebrating the 25th anniversary of Saturday Night Live. Many of the former cast members and guest hosts return to perform their signature monologues in front of a celebrity ...
|Sep. 26, 1999|
|TV Special: The Best of Darrell Hammond |
This clip show showcasing the most memorable sketches of Darrell Hammond includes "Hardball," "Celebrity Jeopardy," "Meet The Press," "First Presidential Debate," "CBS Evening Anthrax ...
|Nov. 04, 2006|
|TV Special: Saturday Night Live in the 90s: Pop Culture Nation |
A documentary look at the long-running variety program during two separate eras: the overpopulated early-90s cast that featured Chris Farley and Adam Sandler, and the zany late-90s ...
|May. 06, 2007|
|TV Special: Family Thanksgiving Leftovers |
A compilation of memorable Thanksgiving and family-themed moments from SNL. Sketches include "Debbie Downer", "Paul's Monologue Worries," "The Ladies' Man," "The Bird Family," "Adam ...
|Nov. 24, 2007|
|TV Special: The Best of Mike Myers |
Mike Myers recalls a collection of sketches as they were performed in front of an audience, and with Chris Farley & Phil Hartman. Sketches include: "Wayne's World Meets Aerosmith", ...
|Jun. 15, 2008|
|TV Special: Best of This Season |
The best-of edition features memorable moments from Season 39.
|Jan. 04, 2014|
|TV Special: SNL Christmas |
A collection of memorable holiday-themed sketches from past and present eras. Sketches include: "Santa's My Boyfriend", Jimmy Fallon's Christmas song monologue, "Turner Classic Movies ...
|Nov. 28, 2012|
|TV Special: TBA |
|Jan. 25, 2014|
|TV Special: SNL Presents: Sports All-STARS |
|Feb. 01, 2014|
|TV Special: Saturday Night Live Presents SNL Shorts |
|Apr. 24, 2014|
|TV Special: Saturday Night Live Christmas |
|Dec. 19, 2013|
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Exxon-Mobil Merger (03:07)
Baby Genetics (05:20)
Harry Potter (05:12)
Ron Reagan Monologue (03:28)
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