Saturday Night Live. The complete first season, 1975-1976 [videorecording] / an NBC Television Network production ; producer, Lorne 'Bud' Michaels ; written by Anne 'Bud' Beatts ... [et al.] ; writing supervised by Michael O'Donoghue, Lorne Michaels ; directed by Dave 'Bud' Wilson.
- Other Title:
- Saturday night live. The complete 1st season [videorecording]
Title on container: SNL. The complete first season [videorecording]
Title on opening frames of earliest episodes: NBC's Saturday night [videorecording]
- Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment ; [S.l.] : distributed by Broadway Video Enterprises, .
8 videodiscs (ca. 1593 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
- United States -- Social conditions -- 20th century -- Drama.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1974-1977 -- Drama.
Television commercials -- Drama.
- Television programs.
Parody television programs.
Variety shows (Television programs)
Live television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
- Open-captioned for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH).
- System Details:
- DVD, NTSC, Region 1; Dolby Digital 2.0.
- A late-night comedy show featuring memorable short skits, hilarious sketches, parodies of television commercials, a live guest band featuring original musical performances, and a pop-cultural guest host each week.
- Disc 1: George Carlin, host; Billy Preston & Janis Ian, musical guests (October 11, 1975) ; Paul Simon, host; Simon & Garfunkel, Phoebe Snow, Randy Newman & The Jesse Dixon Singers, musical guests (October 18, 1975) ; Rob Reiner, host; Joe Cocker with John Belushi, musical guests (October 25, 1975). Disc 2: Candice Bergen, host; Esther Phillips, musical guest (November 8, 1975) ; Robert Klein, host; ABBA, Loudon Wainwright III, musical guests (November 15, 1975) ; Lily Tomlin, host; Howard Shore's all-nurse band, musical guest (November 22, 1975) ; Disc 3: Richard Pryor, host; Gil Scott Heron, musical guest (December 13, 1975) ; Candice Bergen, host; Martha Reeves & The Stylistics, musical guests (December 20, 1975) ; Elliott Gould, host; Anne Murray, musical guest (January 10, 1976). Disc 4: Buck Henry, host; Bill Withers & Toni Basil, musical guests (January 17, 1976) ; Peter Cook & Dudley Moore, hosts; Neil Sedaka, musical guest (January 24, 1976) ; Dick Cavett, host; Jimmy Cliff, musical guest (January 31, 1976). Disc 5: Peter Boyle, host; Al Jarreau, musical guest (February 14, 1976) ; Desi Arnaz, host and musical guest (February 21, 1976) ; Jill Clayburgh, host; Leon Redbone, musical guest (February 28, 1976). Disc 6: Anthony Perkins, host; Betty Carter, musical guest (March 13, 1976) ; Ron Nessen, host; Patti Smith Group, musical guest (April 17, 1976) ; Raquel Welch, host; Phoebe Snow & John Sebastian, musical guests (April 24, 1976). Disc 7: Madeline Kahn, host; Carly Simon, musical guest (May 8, 1976) ; Dyan Cannon, host; Leon & Mary Russell, musical guests (May 15, 1976) ; Buck Henry, host; Gordon Lightfoot, musical guest (May 22, 1976). Disc 8: Elliott Gould, host; Leon Redbone, Harlan Collins & Joyce Everson, musical guests (May 29, 1976) ; Louise Lasser, host; Preservation Hall Jazz Band, musical guest (July 24, 1976) ; Kris Kristofferson, host; Kris Kristofferson & Rita Coolidge, musical guests (July 31, 1976).
- Dan Aykroyd, John Belushi, Chevy Chase, Jane Curtin, Gilda Radner, Laraine Newman, Garrett Morris, Michael O'Donoghue.
- Video, Tony Nelle; music, Howard Shore; still photography for title montage, Edie Baskin.
- Videodisc release of all 24 episodes of seasone one of the television program originally broadcast in 1975 and 1976.
Special features: original screen tests; 1975 TV interview with cast.
Cataloged from closing credits of first two episodes.
Aspect ratio 1.33:1.
- Wilson, Dave. , Director
Michaels, Lorne, 1944- , Screenwriter, Producer
Aykroyd, Dan. , Actor, Screenwriter
Belushi, John. , Actor
Chase, Chevy. , Actor
Curtin, Jane. , Actor
Radner, Gilda. , Actor
Newman, Laraine, 1952- , Actor
Morris, Garrett, 1937- , Actor, Screenwriter
O'Donoghue, Michael. , Actor, Screenwriter
Shore, Howard. , Composer
National Broadcasting Company. , Producer
Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm) , Distributor
Broadway Video, Inc. , Distributor
- Publisher Number:
30565 Universal Studios Home Entertainment
22497 Universal Studios Home Entertainment
2000532 Universal Studios Home Entertainment
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