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Season 1

Saturday Night Live Season 1

Oct 11, 1975 1h 7m US
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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.

Title Saturday Night Live
First Air Date Oct 11, 1975
Last Air Date Nov 20, 2021
Episodes 920
Seasons 47
Companies Broadway Video, NBC Studios, Universal Television
Keywords live, sketch comedy, skit, late-night show, live studio audience