Saturday Night Live

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  • 1975
  • 49 Seasons
  • 8.0  (52,835)

Saturday Night Live is a long-running sketch comedy show that has been entertaining audiences for over 45 years. It debuted on NBC in 1975 and quickly became a cultural phenomenon, launching the careers of some of the biggest names in comedy. Throughout its long history, the show has featured a wide variety of talented comedians, actors, and musicians. Some of the most famous cast members include Fred Armisen, Dan Aykroyd, Morwenna Banks, Don Pardo, Darrell Hammond, Kenan Thompson, Seth Meyers, Bobby Moynihan, Tim Meadows, Chevy Chase, Bill Hader, Kevin Nealon, Jason Sudeikis, Will Ferrell, Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Tracy Morgan, Kate McKinnon, Maya Rudolph, Phil Hartman, Eddie Murphy, John Belushi, and Andy Samberg.

Each episode of Saturday Night Live features a mix of live sketches, pre-taped comedy segments, and musical performances. The sketches cover a wide variety of topics and typically lampoon popular culture, politics, and current events.

One of the hallmarks of the show is its ability to stay current and relevant with the times. The writing staff is constantly crafting new material and updating sketches to reflect the latest news and pop culture trends. The show has tackled everything from the presidency to the latest superhero movie, and has never shied away from controversial or sensitive topics.

In addition to its talented cast and top-notch writing, Saturday Night Live has also been known for its musical performances. Some of the biggest names in music have appeared on the show, including Prince, Madonna, Paul McCartney, and Beyonce.

Over the years, the show has also spawned a number of memorable recurring characters and catchphrases. From the Blues Brothers to Wayne's World, many of these characters have become beloved pop culture icons in their own right.

Despite its long run, Saturday Night Live shows no signs of slowing down. The show continues to attract top talent and remains one of the most popular comedy shows on television. With its unique blend of humor, wit, and social commentary, Saturday Night Live is sure to be entertaining audiences for many years to come.

Saturday Night Live is a series that is currently running and has 49 seasons (1042 episodes). The series first aired on October 11, 1975.

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Jake Gyllenhaal / Sabrina Carpenter
20. Jake Gyllenhaal / Sabrina Carpenter
May 18, 2024
Jake Gyllenhaal hosts the May 18 season finale, returning as host for the third time. The Academy Award-nominated actor stars in the Amazon film "Road House" and makes his series debut as star and executive producer of "Presumed Innocent," premiering June 12 on Apple TV+. Sabrina Carpenter makes her musical guest debut. She recently earned her first Billboard top 10 hit with her newest single, "Espresso."
Maya Rudolph / Vampire Weekend
19. Maya Rudolph / Vampire Weekend
May 11, 2024
Maya Rudolph hosts "SNL" for the third time. The five-time Emmy Award winner currently stars in and executive produces the second season of "Loot," now streaming on Apple TV+. Vampire Weekend makes its fourth appearance as musical guest. The Grammy-winning band is currently on tour with its newest album, "Only God Was Above Us."
Dua Lipa
18. Dua Lipa
May 4, 2024
Dua Lipa does double duty for her "Saturday Night Live" hosting debut and third appearance as musical guest. The Grammy Award winner's new album, "Radical Optimism," is set for release May 3.
Ryan Gosling / Chris Stapleton
17. Ryan Gosling / Chris Stapleton
April 13, 2024
Ryan Gosling will make his third appearance as host on April 13. The Academy Award-nominated actor next stars in "The Fall Guy," in theaters May 3. Chris Stapleton will perform as musical guest for the third time. The 10-time Grammy Award winner is headlining the "All-American Road Show" tour with his new album, "Higher."
Kristen Wiig / Raye
16. Kristen Wiig / Raye
April 6, 2024
Kristen Wiig returns to Studio 8H to host "SNL" for the fifth time on April 6. She will also star in and executive produce the new series "Palm Royale," which premieres March 20 on AppleTV+. Raye will take the stage for her first appearance as musical guest. Raye made history this year by winning 6 BRIT Awards, the most ever awarded to an artist in any single year, for her debut album, "My 21st Century Blues."
Ramy Youssef / Travis Scott
15. Ramy Youssef / Travis Scott
March 30, 2024
Ramy Youssef hosts "SNL" for the first time on March 30. The multi-hyphenate's new stand-up special, "Ramy Youssef: More Feelings," debuts March 23 on HBO. Travis Scott performs as musical guest for the second time. The Grammy Award-nominated artist's latest album, "UTOPIA," debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 chart and has garnered over 4.4 billion global streams.
Josh Brolin / Ariana Grande
14. Josh Brolin / Ariana Grande
March 9, 2024
Josh Brolin hosts "SNL" for the third time on March 9. The Academy Award-nominated actor stars in the highly anticipated film "Dune: Part Two," in theaters March 1. Ariana Grande returns for her third appearance as musical guest. The Grammy winner's upcoming album, "Eternal Sunshine," is set for release March 8.
Sydney Sweeney / Kacey Musgraves
13. Sydney Sweeney / Kacey Musgraves
March 2, 2024
Sydney Sweeney makes her "SNL" hosting debut. The Emmy Award-nominated actress produced and stars in "Immaculate," opening March 22. Kacey Musgraves takes the stage for her third appearance as musical guest. The Grammy-winning artist's upcoming album, "Deeper Well," will be released March 15.
Shane Gillis / 21 Savage
12. Shane Gillis / 21 Savage
February 24, 2024
Shane Gillis hosts Saturday Night Live on February 24, 2024, with musical guest 21 Savage.
Ayo Edebiri / Jennifer Lopez
11. Ayo Edebiri / Jennifer Lopez
February 3, 2024
Ayo Edebiri hosts "Saturday Night Live" for the first time on Feb. 3. Edebiri stars on "The Bear," for which she recently won an Emmy, Critics Choice and Golden Globe Award. Jennifer Lopez makes her fourth appearance as musical guest, having previously hosted three times. Her upcoming album "This Is Me ... Now," and her narrative driven, cinematic original on Amazon, "This Is Me ... Now: A Love Story," will be released Feb. 16.
Dakota Johnson / Justin Timberlake
10. Dakota Johnson / Justin Timberlake
January 27, 2024
Dakota Johnson hosts "SNL" for the second time on Jan. 27. Johnson stars as the titular character in "Madame Web," which is in theaters Feb. 14. Justin Timberlake takes the stage for his fifth solo musical guest appearance. Timberlake is an Emmy and Grammy Award-winning performer and singer-songwriter.
Jacob Elordi / Reneé Rapp
9. Jacob Elordi / Reneé Rapp
January 20, 2024
The Australian actor Jacob Elordi makes his hosting debut. He stars in The Kissing Booth film trilogy, HBO's hit teen drama series Euphoria, and the hit films 2 Hearts, Deep Water, Priscilla, Saltburn, and He Went That Way. Singer-songwriter and actress Reneé Rapp debuts as musical guest. She's the star of the new musical teen comedy film Mean Girls.
Kate McKinnon / Billie Eilish
8. Kate McKinnon / Billie Eilish
December 16, 2023
Kate McKinnon hosts "SNL" for the first time. A two-time Emmy Award winner for her work as an "SNL" cast member, McKinnon stars as Weird Barbie in the record-breaking film "Barbie." Billie Eilish takes the stage as musical guest for the third time. Her latest single, "What Was I Made For?" from the motion picture "Barbie," has earned Eilish five of her six Grammy nominations this year.
Adam Driver / Olivia Rodrigo
7. Adam Driver / Olivia Rodrigo
December 9, 2023
Adam Driver returns to host "SNL" for the fourth time. Driver stars in the highly anticipated new film "Ferrari," in theaters Dec. 25. Olivia Rodrigo performs as musical guest for the second time. Rodrigo received six Grammy nominations for her second album, "GUTS," for which she will embark on a 2024 world tour.
Emma Stone / Noah Kahan
6. Emma Stone / Noah Kahan
December 2, 2023
Emma Stone hosts for the 5th time, making her the newest member of the Five-Timers Club. The actress is the star and executive producer of Showtime's satirical black comedy series The Curse. Noah Kahan, an indie folk singer-songwriter, debuts as the musical guest.
Jason Momoa / Tate McRae
5. Jason Momoa / Tate McRae
November 18, 2023
Jason Momoa will host "SNL" for the second time. Tate McRae will make her musical guest debut.
Timothée Chalamet / Boygenius
4. Timothée Chalamet / Boygenius
November 11, 2023
Timothée Chalamet makes his second appearance as host. Making its first performance as musical guest is boygenius.
Nate Bargatze / Foo Fighters
3. Nate Bargatze / Foo Fighters
October 28, 2023
Nate Bargatze will host "SNL" for the first time. The Grammy Award-nominated comedian is performing stand-up nationwide on his "Be Funny" tour. Foo Fighters will take the stage as musical guest for the ninth time. The Grammy-winning band is currently touring in support of its 11th album, "But Here We Are."
Bad Bunny
2. Bad Bunny
October 21, 2023
Bad Bunny will do double duty for his "SNL" hosting debut and second musical guest appearance. The Grammy Award-winning artist's fourth studio album, "Un Verano Sin Ti," broke the record earlier this year as the most streamed album ever on Spotify.
Pete Davidson / Ice Spice
1. Pete Davidson / Ice Spice
October 14, 2023
The 49th season of "Saturday Night Live" will premiere with Pete Davidson returning to Studio 8H for his hosting debut. Davidson is currently on a stand-up tour throughout the U.S. and Canada. Ice Spice will perform as "SNL" musical guest for the first time. Her music has reached more than 4 billion global streams in the past year and she was named Best New Artist at the 2023 MTV Video Music Awards.
Where to Watch Saturday Night Live
Saturday Night Live is available for streaming on the NBC website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Saturday Night Live on demand at Peacock Premium, Amazon Prime, Amazon, Hulu, Vudu, FuboTV, Microsoft Movies & TV, Google Play, Apple TV and NBC.
  • Premiere Date
    October 11, 1975
  • IMDB Rating
    8.0  (52,835)