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SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE RETURNS WITH THREE BACK TO BACK SHOWS STARTING MARCH 29

March 20, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

NEW YORK – March 19, 2014 – “Saturday Night Live” returns March 29 with Emmy Award winner Louis C.K. in his second turn as host. Musical guest Sam Smith will make his SNL debut. The UK chart topper’s first studio album, “In the Lonely Hour,” will be released on June 17.

On April 5, Anna Kendrick will make her SNL hosting debut. The Academy Award nominated actress can next be seen in the feature film “Happy Christmas,” due out later this summer.
Alongside Kendrick, seven-time Grammy Award winner Pharrell will make his first solo appearance as musical guest. Pharrell’s sophomore album, “G I R L” was released on March 3 and featured the Academy Award nominated song, “Happy,” from the “Despicable Me 2” soundtrack.
Seth Rogen returns to Studio 8H on April 12 to host for his third time. Rogen stars alongside Rose Byrne and Zac Efron in the feature film, “Neighbors,” in theaters May 9.

Grammy nominated, British phenomenon Ed Sheeran will make his SNL musical guest debut. Sheeran’s performance will be the global television premiere of the first single from his much anticipated second album, due out this summer.

“Saturday Night Live” is produced in association with Broadway Video. The creator and executive producer is Lorne Michaels.

LISTINGS FOR NBC’S ‘SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE’ (December 28-January 11, 2014)

December 23, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

UPDATED December 23, 2013

XX December 28      Paul Rudd/ One Direction (O.A.D. 12/7/13)

XX January 4      SNL Best of this Season

XX January 11      Jimmy Fallon/ Justin Timberlake (O.A.D. 12/21/13)

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LISTINGS FOR NBC’S ‘SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE’ (November 2-9, 2013)

October 29, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

UPDATED October 29, 2013

November 2             Kerry Washington/Eminem

XX November 9      Miley Cyrus/ Miley Cyrus (O.A.D. 10/5/13)

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“SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE” ADDS SIX TO CAST

September 16, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Beck Bennett, John Milhiser, Kyle Mooney, Mike O’Brien, Noël Wells & Brooks Wheelan To Join as Featured Players

NEW YORK, NY – September 16, 2013 – NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” has added six featured players, Beck Bennett, John Milhiser, Kyle Mooney, Mike O’Brien, Noël Wells and Brooks Wheelan to the cast.

SNL enters its 39th season on September 28, with Tina Fey as host and musical guest Arcade Fire.

“Saturday Night Live” is produced in association with Broadway Video. The creator and executive producer is Lorne Michaels.

SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE PREMIERES WITH HOST TINA FEY AND MUSICAL GUEST ARCADE FIRE ON SEPTEMBER 28, 2013

September 9, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

NEW YORK – September 9, 2013 – SNL enters its 39th season on September 28 with the Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning Tina Fey returning for her fourth appearance as host.  Arcade Fire will also return for their fourth appearance as musical guest.  The Grammy winners’ upcoming album is due out October 29.

On October 5, Miley Cyrus returns to SNL to pull double duty as host and musical guest.  Cyrus’ newest album, “Bangerz” will be released October 8, featuring double-platinum lead single, “We Can’t Stop” as well as her brand new single “Wrecking Ball.”

On October 12, blockbuster star Bruce Willis will return to Studio 8H for his second appearance as host. Katy Perry will make her second appearance as musical guest.  Perry’s upcoming album, “Prism” has already spun the Billboard Hot 100 number one single, “Roar.”

“Saturday Night Live” is produced in association with Broadway Video. The creator and executive producer is Lorne Michaels.

LISTINGS FOR NBC’S ‘SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE’

May 29, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

UPDATED May 29, 2013
XX June 1 Seth McFarlane/Frank Ocean (OAD 9/15/12)
XX June 8 Vince Vaughn/Miguel (OAD 4/13/13)
XX June 15 Christina Applegate/Passion Pit (OAD 10/13/12)
XX June 22 Louis C.K./fun. (OAD 11/3/12)
XX June 29 Melissa McCarthy/Phoenix (OAD 4/6/13)
XX July 6 Kevin Hart/Macklemore & Ryan Lewis (OAD 3/2/13)
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LISTINGS FOR NBC’S ‘SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE’ (March 23-30, 2013)

March 19, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

UPDATED March 19, 2013

xx March 23 Adam Levine/ Kendrick Lamar (OAD 1/26/13)

xx March 30 Justin Bieber/ Justin Bieber (OAD 2/9/13)

THESE LISTINGS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE
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MARTIN SHORT TO HOST THE SNL CHRISTMAS SHOW WITH MUSICAL GUEST PAUL MCCARTNEY ON DECEMBER 15

November 27, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

New York, NY – November 27, 2012 – Jamie Foxx returns for his second appearance as host on December 8. The Academy Award-winning actor next stars in Quentin Tarantino’s “Django Unchained,” in theaters Christmas Day.
Three-time Grammy Award-winning singer NE-YO will make his musical guest debut. The singer-songwriter’s latest album “R.E.D” debuted at #4 on the Billboard 200 chart.
Former cast member Martin Short returns for his third hosting appearance on December 15 for SNL’s Christmas show. Short is a veteran performer in film, television and theater.
Paul McCartney will appear for his fourth stint as musical guest. The legendary musician is stopping by SNL in the wake of his new exclusive iTunes album “Kisses on the Bottom – Complete Kisses.”
“Saturday Night Live” is produced in association with Broadway Video. The creator and executive producer is Lorne Michaels.
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LISTINGS FOR NBC’S ‘SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE’

November 19, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

UPDATED November 19, 2012

xxNovember 24 Joseph Gordon-Levitt/ Mumford & Sons (O.A.D. 9/22/12)
xxDecember 1 Daniel Craig/ Muse (O.A.D. 10/6/12)
xxDecember 8 Jamie Foxx/ Ne-Yo
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‘SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE’ DELIVERS ITS BIGGEST OVERALL AUDIENCE IN MORE THAN SEVEN MONTHS

October 25, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

HOSTED BY BRUNO MARS, ‘SNL’ ATTRACTS ITS BIGGEST VIEWERSHIP SINCE MARCH 3

SEASON TO DATE, ‘SNL’ ORIGINALS ARE UP VS. LAST YEAR IN 18-49 BY 7 PERCENT

 

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. – October 25, 2012 – The October 20 edition of “Saturday Night Live,” hosted by Bruno Mars, has delivered the show’s biggest overall audience in more than seven months.

 

The October 20 telecast averaged a 2.5 rating, 10 share in adults 18-49 and 7.2 million viewers overall. That 7.2 million is the biggest viewership for “SNL” since a March 3 telecast hosted by Lindsay Lohan and featuring musical guest Jack White, which averaged 7.4 million.

 

In adults 18-49, last weekend’s edition is the top “Saturday Night Live” since the September 22 episode hosted by Joseph Gordon-Levitt and featuring musical guest Mumford & Sons, which earned a 2.6.

 

Versus “Saturday Night Live’s” year-ago average for October originals, last weekend’s telecast was up 19 percent in adults 18-49 (with a 2.5 rating vs. a 2.1) and up 18 percent in total viewers (7.2 million vs. 6.1 million).

 

“Saturday Night Live” was the #1 telecast of the night on ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox in 18-49 and total viewers, outscoring all Saturday primetime programs on those networks.

 

In national ratings so far this season, original telecasts of “Saturday Night Live” are up versus one year ago by 7 percent in 18-49 rating (with a 2.9 vs. a 2.7, “most current”) and up 4 percent in total viewers (7.5 million vs. 7.2 million).

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