A late-night comedy show featuring several short skits, parodies of television commercials, a live guest band, and a pop-cultural guest host each week. Many of the SNL players have spun off successful independent comedy and/or movie careers from here.
Tad Dibbern <DIBBERN_D@a1.mscf.upenn.edu>
It's "NBC's Saturday Night"! (used until 19 March 1977)
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Did You Know?
In 1995, Steve Carell
auditioned for the show, along with his wife, Nancy Carell
. She was cast, he was not. The following season, he was cast as the voice of Gary in the recurring animated segment "The Ambiguously Gay Duo." When he hosted the show in 2005, Carell stated that Will Ferrell
beat him for the spot. See more
...almost everything. Live television is largely exempt from the usual rules of goofs. See more
[On Weekend Update
USA Today reports that Britney Spears may once again be pregnant. Britney, Kevin; on behalf of all of the people on earth, stop repopulating! Brad and Angelina, Okay; but Britney and Kevin, please stop; now.
Appears in truncated form on Comedy Central. See more
Referenced in 2011 MTV Movie Awards
(closing theme song)
Composed by Howard Shore See more