About the TV Show
live sketch comedy skit
Saturday Night Live
First Air Date: October 11, 1975
|First Aired on||:||1975|
|Created By||:||Lorne Michaels,Dick Ebersol|
|Seasons/Episodes||:||874 episodes in 44 Seasons|
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.