Saturday Night Live

  • 1975
  • 44 Seasons
  • TV-14

Live from New York, celebrity hosts join an ensemble cast to perform comedy on Saturday nights. Capturing the pop-culture zeitgeist, sketches and segments include satirical news and digital shorts and often go viral the very next day. From Executive Producer Lorne Michaels, SNL is a lauded American late-night institution and continues to earn critical p (more…)

Season 1, Episode 1 George Carlin; Janis Ian; Billy Preston

First Aired: October 13, 1975

The October 1975 premiere, with host George Carlin, Andy Kaufman, and music guests Janis Ian and Billy Preston. Included: Killer Bees maternity ward; Kaufman sings “Mighty Mouse.” Music includes “At Seventeen” and “Nothing from Nothing.”

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  • Premiered: October 11, 1975
  • Rating: TV-14
  • Premise: Live from New York, celebrity hosts join an ensemble cast to perform comedy on Saturday nights. Capturing the pop-culture zeitgeist, sketches and segments include satirical news and digital shorts and often go viral the very next day. From Executive Produc… (more)

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