Saturday Night Live Season 40

Saturday Night Live Season 40

Saturday Night Live premiered its fortieth season during the 2014–15 television season on NBC. The season premiered on September 27, 2014, with host Chris Pratt and musical guest Ariana Grande, and former cast member Darrell Hammond as the show's new announcer, replacing Don Pardo, who had died in August. The premiere included an interstitial photograph of Pardo. Pardo had been the announcer for SNL since it premiered in 1975, with the exception of season seven and season 21, episode 14, where Hammond took his place. This season also saw the death of former cast member Jan Hooks, who died from cancer two weeks into the season.

NameSaturday Night Live Season 40
Air DateSeptember 27th, 2014
GenreComedy
NetworkNBC
Production CompaniesBroadway Video, NBC Studios, Universal Television
Number of Episodes21 Episodes
Plot Keywordslive, sketch comedy, skit
Vanessa Bayer
Vanessa Bayer
Various
Beck Bennett
Beck Bennett
Various
Aidy Bryant
Aidy Bryant
Various
Michael Che
Michael Che
Various
Pete Davidson
Pete Davidson
Various
Leslie Jones
Leslie Jones
Various
Colin Jost
Colin Jost
Various
Kate McKinnon
Kate McKinnon
Various
Bobby Moynihan
Bobby Moynihan
Various
Kyle Mooney
Kyle Mooney
Various
Cecily Strong
Cecily Strong
Various
Kenan Thompson
Kenan Thompson
Various
Sasheer Zamata
Sasheer Zamata
Various
Taran Killam
Taran Killam
Various
Jay Pharoah
Jay Pharoah
Various

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