Saturday Night Live was created by Lorne Michaels. He produced and wrote for the show from 1975 to 1980, and he has been the Executive Producer as well as one of the show's wr…iters since 1985. The cast during the first season, referred to collectively as The Not Ready for Prime Time Players, was... .
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Chevy Chase The first episode aired on October 11, 1975. Musical guests were Billy Preston and Janis Ian, and the Host was George Carlin. The first person to say, "Live from New York, it's Saturday Night!" was Chevy Chase. (MORE)
Obviously, the original version is seen on Saturday night-- currently, at 11.30 PM East Coast Time. But, there is also a syndicated version, which provides re-runs of the olde…r shows, and that would be seen on whichever local cable system carries it, so the local cable listings in your city would tell you which evening you could watch it. (MORE)