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Sketches include Lawrence Welk Cold Open, Elton John Monologue, ESPN Classic: Ladies Shot Put, Knights of the Realm, An SNL Digital Short: Laser Cats #6, Weekend Update (including Fred as Col. Moammar Khadafy; Kenan as Bronx Zookeeper, Barry Lewis; Andy & Jake Gyllenhaal as Nicolas Cage & Jake Gyllenhaal), Elton Visits the Queen, The Old West, and The Silver Screen. America's premiere sketch-comedy show returns for its 36th season LIVE from Studio 8H in New York City.  This season, the cast includes Fred Armisen, Abby Elliott, Bill Hader, Seth Meyers, Bobby Moynihan, Andy Samberg, Jason Sudeikis, Kenan Thompson, Kristen Wiig, featuring Vanessa Bayer, Paul Brittain, Nasim Pedrad, Taran Killam, and Jay Pharoah.  Check out these selected sketches and segments from each of this season's episodes, so you can make every night a Saturday Night. watch

VIDEO: Elton John 04/02/11

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Elton John - April 2, 2011: America's premier sketch-comedy show returns for its 36th season LIVE from Studio 8H in New York City. Check out these selected sketches and segments from each of this season's episodes. watch

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Credits

Year Title Description
2011 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony TV Show Series, Appearing
2011 MusiCares Person of the Year TV Show Series, Performer
1979 When You Comin' Back, Red Ryder? Movie, Actor - Radio Preacher
1972 The Concert For Bangladesh Movie, Actor
The Union TV Show Series, Subject (person only)

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Elton John, Helen Mirren to Host SNL in April

Elton John and Helen Mirren will make their Saturday Night Live hosting debuts in April, NBC announced Tuesday.

John is scheduled to host April 2 and will pull double duty as he'll also perform with musical guest Leon Russell. John's only previous appearance on the sketch show came in 1982 as a musical guest. John and Russell recently released an album titled The Union.

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Neil Diamond, Alice Cooper, Tom Waits and Others Inducted Into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Neil Diamond, Alice Cooper, Darlene Love and Tom Waits were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame along with Dr. John and Leon Russell.

Diamond, 70, is well known for his song "Sweet Caroline," inspired by Caroline Kennedy and now used as the Boston Red Sox anthem.

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Keck's Exclusives: James Taylor Lights up Mr. Sunshine

"It was the most surreal experience of my life," Allison Janney says of dueting with five-time Grammy winner James Taylor for Mr. Sunshine's March 16 episode. The singer guest stars on the ABC comedy as Billy, the ex-husband of Janney's Crystal. Turns out the exes had a lounge act and reunite to sing Leon Russell's "A Song For You," which Janney says "is probably one of the hardest songs to sing for someone who hadn't sung since stepping off the 9 to 5 stage over a year earlier."

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Neil Diamond, Tom Waits Among Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees

Neil Diamond, Tom Waits and the Alice Cooper Band are among the new inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the organization announced Wednesday.

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