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Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary

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Live from New York - Saturday Night Live turns 40!

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English


Episodes

Lorne Michaels

10/2/2015
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Alec visits Lorne Michaels in his office at Rockefeller Center – the same office he’s had since 1975, when he created Saturday Night Live. Michaels and Alec talk about what led to SNL, and Michaels' early years doing subversive political satire on Canadian radio.

Duration: 00:58:00


Jay Pharoah

10/2/2015
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The Master Impressionist sits down with the Champs to discuss how he got on SNL, scrapping with his dad, and dating a woman who was in the popular street gang, The Bloods.

Duration: 01:16:00


Maya Rudolph

10/2/2015
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The comedian spent seven seasons on Saturday Night Live and went on to star in the raunchy comedy Bridesmaids. Now she's exploring what's funny about parenting in the new movie Friends with Kids and the TV series Up All Night.

Duration: 00:14:00


Kristen Wiig

10/2/2015
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The star of Saturday Night Live, Bridesmaids and now Girl Most Likely joins NPR's Melissa Block to talk about lost characters, loud characters, and how shy she is in real life.

Duration: 00:08:00


Cecily Strong

10/2/2015
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Strong is famous on SNL for her recurring character the “girl you wish you hadn’t started a conversation with at a party” on Weekend Update – a sketch she once hosted.

Duration: 00:09:00


The Story Behind the Youngest SNL Writer Ever

10/2/2015
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He is one of James' favorite writers... At just 30 years old, he has already written six books, two of which are being made into movies... one by Seth Rogen.He is also one of the youngest writers ever hired on Saturday Night Live.Simon Rich, author and screen writer, joins The James Altucher Show to not only talk about his process of writing, but also what it takes to really be funny.

Duration: 00:56:00


Paula Pell

10/2/2015
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Alec Baldwin talks to Paula Pell, who was singing and dancing at a Florida theme park when she got a call from SNL.

Duration: 00:58:00