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Watch an Interview with Lorne Michaels and the 'SNL' Cast from Before the Show Premiered in 1975

Here's a recently-unearthed video of a short interview Lorne Michaels and the entire Saturday Night Live cast did with Tom Snyder on his NBC talk show Tomorrow just prior to the show's premiere in 1975. It's worth sitting through the monologue about 30 Rock's air conditioning that Snyder interrupts the interview for just to see the whole gang all together and looking so young and unaware of all the amazing success they were all about to have.

(via Laughing Squid)

Watching Tom Snyder Interview Young Versions of Letterman, Markoe and Crystal

The Paley Center for Media, which has locations in both New York and LA, dedicates itself to the preservation of television and radio history. Inside their vast archives of more than 120,000 television shows, commercials, and radio programs, there are thousands of important and funny programs waiting to be rediscovered by comedy nerds like you and me. Each week, this column will highlight a new gem waiting for you at the Paley Library to quietly laugh at. (Seriously, it’s a library, so keep it down.)

As you may already know, this week marks David Letterman’s 30th anniversary. In this series of articles, we’ve already looked at a classic example [...]