On This Date: The First Saturday Night Live Broadcast

In 1975, 45 years ago, NBC broadcast the first episode of what has become a comedy and music standard – Saturday Night Live. It has been good and it has been bad, it has never stopped experimenting. It has introduced legions of new comedians and showcased classic music groups. It has had iconic moments and groaner evenings. But it is still going strong and very much a presence in American television. Here’s wishing it 45 more years…

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