On May 3rd, 1975, the first episode of “Saturday Night Live” aired on NBC, marking a new era in late-night comedy television. Created by Lorne Michaels, the show was initially called “NBC’s Saturday Night” but was later changed to its current title. The first episode was hosted by comedian George Carlin, and musical guest Billy Preston performed.
“Saturday Night Live” has become an iconic and long-running show, having just celebrated its 47th season in 2021. The show has launched the careers of many comedians, including Eddie Murphy, Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Bill Hader, and Kate McKinnon, among others. “SNL” has also been known for its