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. Written by
Tad Dibbern <DIBBERN_D@a1.mscf.upenn.edu>
It's "NBC's Saturday Night"! (used until 19 March 1977)
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has announced his retirement twice, in 2004 and in 2009. But both times, he was convinced to return. He would fly to New York City every week from his house in Arizona. In 2010, Pardo was allowed to record his intros from his house, and have them sent to New York City. Pardo remained with the show until shortly before his death, on August 18, 2014, at the age of 96. See more
...almost everything. Live television is largely exempt from the usual rules of goofs. See more
["Weekend Update" closing line
I'm Kevin Nealon and that's news to me.
Referenced in The Brittany Murphy Story
(closing theme song)
Composed by Howard Shore See more