A compilation of SNL's December holiday-themed sketches, with some new sketches, hosted by Kristen Wiig as her character Gilly.The latest incarnation of SNL Christmas specials, dating back to the early 90s under the title Saturday Night Live Christmas Past. Several similar specials, under the name Saturday Night Live Sports Extra, aired sporadically from the early 90s to 2009, traditionally around the time of that year's Super Bowl.Seasons 1 through 5 are available on DVD in Region 1.
A look back at SNL's rocky history in the 1980s: Jean Doumanian's notorious tenure as producer for the 1980-1981 season, the temporary cancelling, retooling, and reviving of SNL with the help of Dick Ebersol, Eddie Murphy, and Joe Piscopo, the return of Lorne Michaels in 1985 (and the second time that NBC would threaten the show with cancellation), and the second golden age of SNL with the hiring of Dana Carvey, Phil Hartman, Jan Hooks, Kevin Nealon, Victoria Jackson, and (later) Mike Myers.
The Ambiguously Gay Duo host a retrospective of Rob Smigel's most memorable animated segments known as "TV Funhouse" while going behind the scenes of Saturday Night Live and tricking Andy Samberg and Jason Sudeikis into riding in the duo's penis-shaped car.
It premiered on NBC, a terrestrial television network, on October 11, 1975 under the title NBC's Saturday Night.
The show often satirizes contemporary American popular culture and politics.
It was hosted by Randy Newman, who also performed songs, and featured a number of special guests, including Buck Henry, Eric Idle, Cindy Williams, and Henry Winkler. A look back at the funniest and most memorable commercial parodies from the past years of SNL.