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Howard Stern's "SNL on STERN" to air on SiriusXM
Dec 16, 2011 (04:12 PM EST)


Five-part original series on Howard 100 channel offers uncensored, backstage history of "Saturday Night Live"

Memorable Stern Show appearances with Jimmy Fallon, Bill Murray, Chris Rock, Tina Fey, Chevy Chase, David Spade, Gilda Radner, Tracy Morgan, Eddie Murphy, Phil Hartman and other SNL stars plus brand-new exclusive commentary from SNL creator/executive producer Lorne Michaels

NEW YORK, Dec. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) announced today that it will broadcast SNL on STERN, a five-part original series hosted by Howard Stern that offers an uncensored, backstage history of Saturday Night Live as told by the show's cast, guest hosts and writers from three decades of memorable appearances on The Howard Stern Show.

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SNL on STERN premieres on December 19 and airs through December 23 beginning at 6:00 am ET daily on Howard 100 and 6:00 am PT on Howard 101. SNL on STERN will air in five original installments, with encore performances all day and throughout the weekend on Howard 100.

A lifelong fan, Howard's entertaining and in-depth interviews with the cast, writers and guest hosts of Saturday Night Live have provided some of the most entertaining radio in the show's history since his first with Gilda Radner in 1983.

SNL on STERN features interviews with nearly fifty former and current SNL stars including Chris Rock, Bill Murray, David Spade, Chevy Chase, Tina Fey, Jimmy Fallon, Dan Aykroyd, Jim Belushi, Jim Breuer, Dana Carvey, Billy Crystal, Robert Downey Jr., Julia Louis Dreyfus, Will Ferrell, Al Franken, Gilbert Gottfried, Darrell Hammond, Phil Hartman, Victoria Jackson, Chris Kattan, Colin Quinn, Fred Armisen, Jon Lovitz, Ben Stiller, Norm MacDonald and Lorne Michaels, SNL's creator and executive producer.

Highlights from SNL on STERN include:

  • Chevy Chase opens up about his backstage brawl with Bill Murray
  • Classic Stern Show interviews with the late Phil Hartman
  • Gilda Radner's disastrous 1983 interview with Howard
  • Darrell Hammond shares his experience meeting former President Bill Clinton
  • Norm MacDonald recalls his bizarre firing from the "Weekend Update" desk
  • Jim Breuer gives the behind-the-scenes scoop on Joe Pesci and Robert DeNiro's famous cameos
  • Audition horror stories from Jimmy Fallon, Kevin Nealon and Gilbert Gottfried
  • Robert Downey Jr., Ben Stiller and Sarah Silverman discuss their short stints as cast members
  • Stern's commentary on Ashlee Simpson lip synching and other infamous moments in show history

SNL on STERN is produced by The Howard Stern Production Company. Visit www.siriusxm.com/howard100 for daily show highlights, exclusive audio clips, a comprehensive cast guide plus the official SNL on STERN poster.

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