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Saturday Night Live

Saturday Night Live (abbreviated as SNL) is an American late-night live television variety show created by Lorne Michaels and developed by Dick Ebersol. The show premiered on NBC on October 11, 1975, under the original title NBC's Saturday Night. 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. An episode normally begins with a cold open sketch that ends with someone breaking character and proclaiming, "Live from New York, it's Saturday Night!", properly beginning the show.

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My favorite sketch from SNL, and we got a new one for the 40th Anniversary!!

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Backstage Photos

Here's a preview of the book, "Saturday Nigh Live: The Book" which showcases numerous backstage photos from SNL's 40 year history. I love this pic of Steve Martin

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SNL Jeopardy!

Classic!

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This is one of the best skits I've watched by far! Enjoy :)

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40 Facts for SNL Season 40

"5. Lorne Michaels pitched SNL to cast member Laraine Newman as Monty Python meets 60 Minutes."

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Mom Jeans

Enough said.

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Melissa McCarthy at SNL 40

This is the kind of beauty women should look up to! She looks absolutely gorgeous!

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I Love Betty White

She is the cutest old lady ever!

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Kanye NO!

Kanye West from SNL 40

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