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 DateOctober 5th, 2019
GenresComedy, News
NetworkNBC
Production CompaniesBroadway Video, NBC Studios, Universal Television
Number of Seasons45 Seasons
Number of Episodes882 Episodes
Plot Keywordslive, sketch comedy, skit, late-night show, live studio audience
Beck Bennett
Beck Bennett
Various
Aidy Bryant
Aidy Bryant
Various
Michael Che
Michael Che
Various
Pete Davidson
Pete Davidson
Various
Mikey Day
Mikey Day
Various
Colin Jost
Colin Jost
Various
Kate McKinnon
Kate McKinnon
Various
Alex Moffat
Alex Moffat
Various
Kyle Mooney
Kyle Mooney
Various
Cecily Strong
Cecily Strong
Various
Kenan Thompson
Kenan Thompson
Various
Melissa Villaseñor
Melissa Villaseñor
Various
Heidi Gardner
Heidi Gardner
Various
Ego Nwodim
Ego Nwodim
Various
Chris Redd
Chris Redd
Various
Chloe Fineman
Chloe Fineman
Various
Bowen Yang
Bowen Yang
Various
NBC's Saturday Night (1975–1977)
SNL
Saturday Night Live '80 (1980)

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