Saturday Night Live Season 40

Saturday Night Live Season 40

September 19, 2014 - May 17, 2015
September 19, 2014 - May 17, 2015
New York City
New York City


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 came to a conclusion on May 16, 2015 with host Louis C.K. and musical guest Rihanna. Former cast member Darrell Hammond succeeded Don Pardo, who had died in August,[1] as the show's new announcer.[2] The premiere included an interstitial photograph of Pardo — SNL's announcer since it premiered in 1975, with the exception of seasons 7 and episode 14 of season 21 (where Hammond took his place).[3]

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Frank Sinatra
Singer, actor
bornDecember 12, 1915
Hoboken, New Jersey, U.S.
Barack Obama
American politician, 44th President of the United States
bornAugust 4, 1961
Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Resides inWhite House
Hillary Clinton
U.S. Secretary of State, U.S. Senator, U.S. First Lady
Bill Clinton
42nd President of the United States (1993–2001)
bornAugust 19, 1946
Hope, Arkansas, United States

Photos - NBC's "Saturday Night Live" with guests Louis C.K., Rihanna32


Musical Guests43

Popular Performed Songs39

Skit Topics151

Repertory Players8

Featured Players7

Notable Writers15

Band Members7



Spotify - Featured Albums & Singles68


Spotify - Featured Tracks52


News Articles3

News at the time



Featured Locations3