Marking this week’s debut as host of “Late Night,” here are Seth Meyers’ Top 10 “Saturday Night Live” episodes:
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Maya Rudolph will produce and star in a new variety show for NBC.
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Give credit to “Saturday Night Live” executive producer Lorne Michaels. The man knows how to build—and rebuild—a franchise. Marking the show’s 39th season as a late-night fixture on NBC, Michaels has managed to keep the cast fresh, and this year is no exception.
Kerry Washington’s turn as host of “Saturday Night Live” this week gives that television institution something it hasn’t seen much lately: a black woman onstage trying to make people laugh.
NBC named a veteran of Jon Stewart’s “Daily Show” to head up both Jimmy Fallon’s “Tonight Show” and the new, upcoming “Late Night with Seth Meyers.”
NEW YORK (AP) — NBC says “Saturday Night Live” has added six featured players to its roster. Beck Bennett, John Milhiser, Kyle Mooney, Mike O’Brien, Noel Wells and Brooks Wheelan… More
The sophomore cast member will join Seth Meyers at first, but transition into a solo role.
From the very first episode of “Saturday Night Live,” which premiered on Oct. 11, 1975, hosted by George Carlin, music has been a huge part of the show. The very first installment featured musical guests Janis Ian and Billy Preston, while the second show was an all-music affair hosted by Lorne Michaels’ buddy Paul Simon.
Perhaps the greatest TV talk show ever, though, wasn’t actually a “real” program at all, but HBO’s groundbreaking “The Larry Sanders Show,” a fictional chat fest which was even more authentic than the actual thing it mercilessly satirized.