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Saturday Night Live is one of the most famous American live TV shows that premiered on NBC in 1975. Since then, it has been aired live each Saturday and is one of the most watched live TV programs in the US. Originally launched as NBC’s Saturday Night, it is a sketch comedy show that features guests and a cast filled with comedians. It was created by Lorne Michaels. Dave Wilson was the show’s first director, until 1995 when Beth McCarthy-Miller became the director. Don Roy King took over from her in 2006 and is the current director of the show. Now, an opportunity to see this show live is available, for those who book Saturday Night Live tickets.
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Saturday Night Live has been narrated by Don Pardo since 1975, except for two years in 1981 and 1982. It has seen thirty eight seasons to date and a mind blowing seven hundred and twenty nine episodes. Its executive producer is Lorne Michaels and each episode runs for ninety minutes. It is renowned for its marvelous comedy sketches that parody politics and culture in the US. These skits are performed by a cast and each show features a celebrity guests who also performs in the cast. Performances by musical guests are often also seen on the show.
Many members of the Saturday Night Live cast have gone on to achieve fame in movies and TV. Members of the production team, such as writers, have had successful careers. It is one of the longest running TV programs in the US and its format has spawned similar shows in other parts of the world including Brazil, Spain, Japan, Italy and South Korea. Famous sketches from the program have been adapted into financially successful movies, including The Blues Brothers, released in 1980, and Wayne’s World, released in 1992. It is the recipient of many an award including Primetime Emmy Awards, Peabody Awards and Writers Guild of American Awards. It has been inducted into the National Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame and is ranked as one of the 50 Greatest TV Shows of All Time by TV Guide.
Time magazine ranks Saturday Night Live as one of its 100 Best TV Shows of All Time. It has been famous for many controversies that have occurred on the show, due to its live nature, with mistakes made and guests sabotaging the show. It was the show where Eddie Murphy entered into the public spotlight, first as a background character and then as the main character, responsible for much of the show’s success. During the eighties, Eddie Murphy left the show for a successful career in movies, a career that still thrives today. For fans of this famous comedian and actor, Saturday Night Live tickets for sale now, so grab your deal as soon as possible.
A number of celebrities have hosted the show, with each episode featuring a different celebrity host and musical guest. The first host was George Carlin and since then, actors such as Danny DeVito, John Goodman, Buck Henry, Ralph Nader, Tom Hanks and Gerald Gord. Alec Baldwin has hosted the show for the largest number of times, at sixteen, and President Barack Obama has also hosted this show. This thirty six Emmy Award winning show is a must see via Saturday Night Live tickets.