Saturday Night Live has been reflecting (and influencing) the American story for 40 years now. The new documentary, Live From New York!, explores the show’s early years, an experiment from a young Lorne Michaels and his cast of unknowns, and follows its evolution into the comedy institution that has turned out tons of our best comics. The film that just premiered at The Tribeca Film Festival, looks at SNL as a living time capsule, with decades of American politics, media, tragedy, and popular culture. After nearly 800 episodes it keeps America laughing… watch.
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