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Saturday Night Live(TV show/series, 1975-)

TV-14
| 1h 7min per episode | Genres: Comedy, News

Scripted Reality in 49 seasons with 961 episodes

Saturday Night LiveRating: 3.5/5 (with 195 votes) 827
Saturday Night Live (SNL) is an American late-night live sketch comedy variety show created by Lorne Michaels and developed by Michaels and Dick Ebersol that airs on NBC and streams on Peacock. Michaels currently serves as the program's showrunner. The show's premiere was hosted by George Carlin on NBC on October 11, 1975, under the original title NBC's Saturday Night. The show's comedy sketches, which often parody contemporary American 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 the opening monologue and performs in sketches with the cast, with featured performances by a musical guest. An episode normally begins with a cold open sketch that was usually based on political events and ends with someone breaking character and proclaiming, "Live from New York, it's Saturday Night!", properly beginning the show. In 1980, Michaels left the show to explore other opportunities. He was replaced by Jean Doumanian, who was then replaced by Ebersol after a season of bad reviews. Ebersol ran the show until 1985, when Michaels returned. Since then, Michaels has held the job of showrunner. Many SNL cast members have found national stardom while appearing on the show, and... ()
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Awards & Nominations for Saturday Night Live

3x Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Scripted Variety Series Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Variety Series

About 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.

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Trailer for Saturday Night Live + Featurettes/Teaser/Clips

Saturday Night Live Seasons and Episodes

10/14/2023Season 49 - 11 episodes
#1 | 10/14/2023October 14 - Pete Davidson
3.0/5 (with 1 vote)
Pete Davidson hosts the season premiere of Saturday Night Live on October 14, 2023, with musical guest Ice Spice.
#2 | 10/21/2023October 21 - Bad Bunny
4.3/5 (with 2 votes)
Rapper and singer Bad Bunny hosts and performs live.
#3 | 10/28/2023October 28 - Nate Bargatze
3.5/5 (with 1 vote)
Nate Bargatze hosts Saturday Night Live on October 28, 2023, with musical guest Foo Fighters.
#4 | 11/11/2023November 11 - Timothée Chalamet
4.0/5 (with 1 vote)
Timothée Chalamet hosts Saturday Night Live on November 11, 2023, with musical guest boygenius.
#5 | 11/18/2023November 18 - Jason Momoa
4.0/5 (with 1 vote)
Jason Momoa hosts Saturday Night Live on November 18, 2023, with musical guest Tate McRae.
#6 | 12/02/2023December 2 - Emma Stone
3.5/5 (with 2 votes)
Emma Stone hosts Saturday Night Live on December 2, 2023, with musical guest Noah Kahan.
#7 | 12/09/2023December 9 - Adam Driver
4.0/5 (with 1 vote)
Adam Driver hosts Saturday Night Live on December 9, 2023, with musical guest Olivia Rodrigo.
#8 | 12/16/2023December 16 - Kate McKinnon
3.5/5 (with 1 vote)
Kate McKinnon hosts Saturday Night Live on December 16, 2023, with musical guest Billie Eilish.
#9 | 01/20/2024January 20 - Jacob Elordi
3.5/5 (with 2 votes)
Jacob Elordi hosts Saturday Night Live on January 20, 2024, with musical guest Reneé Rapp.
#10 | 01/27/2024January 27 - Dakota Johnson
4.0/5 (with 1 vote)
Dakota Johnson hosts Saturday Night Live on January 27, 2024, with musical guest Justin Timberlake.
#11 | 02/03/2024February 3 - Ayo Edebiri
09/30/2022Season 48 - 18 episodes
10/02/2021Season 47 - 21 episodes
10/03/2020Season 46 - 20 episodes
09/28/2019Season 45 - 18 episodes
09/29/2018Season 44 - 21 episodes
09/30/2017Season 43 - 23 episodes
10/01/2016Season 42 - 21 episodes
10/03/2015Season 41 - 21 episodes
09/27/2014Season 40 - 21 episodes
09/28/2013Season 39 - 21 episodes
09/15/2012Season 38 - 21 episodes
09/24/2011Season 37 - 22 episodes
09/25/2010Season 36 - 22 episodes
09/26/2009Season 35 - 22 episodes
09/13/2008Season 34 - 22 episodes
09/29/2007Season 33 - 12 episodes
09/30/2006Season 32 - 20 episodes
10/01/2005Season 31 - 19 episodes
10/02/2004Season 30 - 20 episodes
10/04/2003Season 29 - 20 episodes
10/05/2002Season 28 - 20 episodes
09/29/2001Season 27 - 20 episodes
10/07/2000Season 26 - 20 episodes
10/02/1999Season 25 - 20 episodes
09/26/1998Season 24 - 19 episodes
09/27/1997Season 23 - 20 episodes
09/28/1996Season 22 - 20 episodes
09/30/1995Season 21 - 20 episodes
09/24/1994Season 20 - 20 episodes
09/25/1993Season 19 - 20 episodes
09/28/1992Season 18 - 20 episodes
09/28/1991Season 17 - 20 episodes
09/29/1990Season 16 - 20 episodes
09/30/1989Season 15 - 20 episodes
10/08/1988Season 14 - 20 episodes
10/17/1987Season 13 - 13 episodes
10/11/1986Season 12 - 20 episodes
11/09/1985Season 11 - 18 episodes
10/06/1984Season 10 - 17 episodes
10/08/1983Season 9 - 19 episodes
09/25/1982Season 8 - 20 episodes
10/03/1981Season 7 - 20 episodes
11/15/1980Season 6 - 13 episodes
10/13/1979Season 5 - 20 episodes
10/07/1978Season 4 - 20 episodes
09/24/1977Season 3 - 20 episodes
09/18/1976Season 2 - 22 episodes
10/11/1975Season 1 - 24 episodes
02/20/1977Specials - 226 episodes

Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Shot in: Studio 8H
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 23 languages: Arabic (AR), Bulgarian (BG), Czech (CS), Danish (DA), German (DE), English (EN), Spanish (ES), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Hungarian (HU), Indonesian (ID), Japanese (JA), Korean (KO), Dutch (NL), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Romanian (RO), Russian (RU), Slovak (SK), Swedish (SV), Turkish (TR), Ukrainian (UK), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Returning series
First episode released on: 10/11/1975
Latest episode released on: 01/27/2024
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"NBC's Saturday Night"
"Saturday Night Live '80"
"SNL"

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Other TV shows/series with this title: Saturday Night Live (FI, 2016)

WatchPlayStream ID: SHOWS:117, Added: 02/07/2018, Last updated: 07/21/2024