Saturday Night Live
The late-night sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live was created by Lorne Michaels and has been on the air since 1975. Each episode has a celebrity host and musical guest, who often take in the improvised skits that parody contemporary culture and politics.
Since its premiere, SNL has featured some of the biggest names in comedy including Eddie Murphy, Adam Sandler, John Belushi, Chris Rock, and Tina Fey. The show has won over 70 Emmy Awards and two Peabody Awards. Originally narrated by Don Pardo, the voice of SNL is now alum Darrell Hammond.
First Episode Date: October 11, 1975
Cast Members With Most Seasons:
- Kenan Thompson (17 Seasons)
- Darrell Hammond (14 Seasons)
- Seth Meyers (13 Seasons)
- Al Franken (12 Seasons)
- Fred Armisen (11 Seasons)
- Tim Meadows (10 Seasons)
- Maya Rudolph (9 Seasons)
- Kevin Nealon (9 Seasons)
- Bobby Moynihan (9 Seasons)
- Kate McKinnon (9 Seasons)
Where to Watch: Peacock, Hulu
Latest Saturday Night Live News and Updates
Pete Davidson Has Left 'SNL' After Eight Years on the Show — Here's Why
Kate McKinnon Is Leaving 'SNL' After 10 Years and We're Not Crying, You Are
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'SNL' Cast Members Took a Firm Stance in Support of Roe v. Wade During the 2022 Mother's Day Episode
Bowen Yang Has Made Diversity History on 'SNL' — Is the Comedy Star Dating Anyone?
Vanessa Bayer Remarkably Overcame Leukemia Before Becoming a Star
Kim Kardashian Considered Having Kanye West as the 'SNL' Musical Guest When She Hosted
According to a New Rumor, Michael Che Might Leave 'SNL' — What's the Truth?
Is 'SNL' Star Mikey Day Engaged? Learn More About His Partner and Their Son
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‘SNL’ Newcomer Aristotle Athari Got Married Just Days Before Joining the Season 47 Cast
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Live From New York, Beck Bennett and Lauren Holt Are Leaving 'Saturday Night Live'
Check out Who's Joining the Cast of 'SNL' for Season 47 (and Who's Leaving)
'SNL' Alum Jim Breuer Shares Divisive Thoughts About the COVID-19 Vaccine
Norm Macdonald Was Fired From ‘Saturday Night Live’ in 1998, but Why Exactly?
Here's the Truth About Adam Sandler and Norm Macdonald's Decades-Long Friendship
Comedian Norm Macdonald Left Behind One Son
John Mulaney Filed for Divorce From Anna Marie Tendler in July 2021 — Did He Cheat on Her?
Iconic TV Mom Molly Shannon Is Also a Mother in Real Life
‘SNL’ Star Horatio Sanz Has Been Accused of Sexual Assault and Grooming by Fan
Fans Want to Know Chris Kattan's Dating History Prior to Game Show Appearance
Cecily Strong and Pete Davidson Were Giving off Big "Departure" Vibes on 'SNL'
Lil Nas X Reacts After Splitting His Pants Pole-Dancing on ‘SNL’: “OMFG NO”
Is Anya Taylor-Joy’s Accent Hard to Place? Here’s Why It Sounds so Unique
Colin Jost's Mom Was One of the First Female Physicians at the FDNY
Kermit the Frog Made a Surprise Appearance on 'SNL' — See the Skit Here
Keegan-Michael Key and His Wife, Elisa Pugliese, Have a Fairytale Marriage
Who Was the Mysterious Musical Artist Who Sang With Miley Cyrus on 'SNL'?
Elon Musk Revealed His Asperger’s Diagnosis on ‘Saturday Night Live'
Aidy Bryant's Husband, Conner O'Malley, Is Also a Familiar Face in Comedy
Will the Cast of 'SNL' Boycott Elon Musk's Upcoming Episode? Here's Why Fans Think So
It's Not a Joke: Elon Musk Will Host 'SNL,' and He's Started Pitching Skits
Marcus Mumford Debuted a New Look During a Surprise Appearance on 'SNL'
Kid Cudi Wore a Dress For ‘Saturday Night Live' Performance, and Viewers Swooned
Here's the Reason Kurt Cobain Often Decided to Wear Dresses and Skirts
Fans and 'SNL' Cast Members Mourn the Loss of Writer Anne Beatts
'SNL's "Boomers Got the Vax" Is Already the Jam of Everyone Waiting Their Turn
Maya Rudolph's Husband Is One of the Most Celebrated Film Directors in Hollywood
Here's the Real Reason Leslie Jones Left 'SNL' Last Year
Nick Jonas' New Album "Spaceman" Reflects What We've All Been Feeling
Ego Nwodim Snagged a Marriage Proposal From an ‘SNL’ Co-Star on Live TV
'SNL' Star Michael Che Is Co-Hosting the 2018 Emmy Awards — And It's About Time!
New 'SNL' Cast Member Bowen Yang Is Breaking Barriers for Both Asian and Gay Comedians
When Does 'SNL' Come Back? The Wait Is Finally (Almost) Over
Here's Why Pete Davidson Missed the Big 'SNL' Premiere
Adam Sandler Recounts Being Fired From 'SNL' on 'The Howard Stern Show'
'SNL' Won't Be Returning for a While, but the Cast Is Doing a Live Show in Quarantine
Dr. Fauci Said Brad Pitt Should Portray Him, and 'SNL' Totally Delivered
Jay Pharoah Is Doing Comedy on His Own Terms Post-'SNL'
Issa Rae Wasn't the First Black Person to Host 'SNL' — but Here's Who Was
'SNL's "Trump Addicts" Ad Struggles to Imagine Life Without Constant POTUS Drama
Yes, Aidy Bryant Is Still on 'SNL' — She’s Just Been Busy!
'SNL's “Christmas Morning” Skit Leaves Underappreciated Moms Feeling Seen
John Mulaney Was Investigated by the Secret Service After Joke Made on 'SNL'
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SNL Writer Slams Tomi Lahren, And The Internet Lost It
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