Saturday Night Live's Laraine Newman - Script to Screen

6/19/2018; 45 minutes

When Saturday Night Live debuted in 1975, it gave the sketch/variety show format a twist, offering high-concept comedy sketches and political satire that attracted a younger audience than its competitors on late night television. It also featured pioneering work by female comedians. Laraine Newman, a member of the show's legendary original cast, talks about the show and the work of women comedians on television. Recorded on 04/12/2018. (#33758)

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