Saturday Night Live (SNL) is a late-night sketch comedy and variety show created by Lorne Michaels.It premiered on NBC, a terrestrial television network, on October 11, 1975 under the title NBC's Saturday Night.The show often satirizes contemporary American popular culture and politics.
A musical guest is also invited to perform several sets (usually two, and occasionally more).
Every so often a host or musical guest will fill both roles, such as was the case with Britney Spears in 20, Jennifer Lopez in 20, Justin Timberlake in 2003, 20, Taylor Swift in 2009, Bruno Mars in 2012, Lady Gaga in 2013, Drake in 20, Miley Cyrus in 20, Blake Shelton in 2015, and Ariana Grande in 2016.
With the exception of Season 7 and several other rare cases, the show has begun with a cold open that ends with someone breaking character and proclaiming "Live from New York, it's Saturday Night!
Nixa, MO—The Nixa Sucker Days committee is proud to announce it has a new title sponsor this year, Cox Health.
The event, now known as Cox Sucker Days, will be held in Nixa as scheduled this year, with a few changes.
Ted Crass, chairman of the event said, “We’re proud to welcome Cox Health as our sponsor, and we know Cox Sucker Days will be our most successful ever.” The coming events at Cox Sucker Days this year will include a special appearance by Pee Wee Herman and the Popsicle Twins, as seen on The Gong Show, performing the acts that made them famous.A booth will be set up by to point interested parties to suckers all over Southwest Missouri.Volunteers will be providing heart-healthy tips for enjoying suckers.Mike Danwyik stated, “We like to be involved in our community, and Cox Sucker Days is no exception.We are proud to be associated with such a heart healthy event. ” Attendance at this past weekend’s event was so high sponsors immediately began lining up to participate in next year’s event.Potential sponsors included national brands such as Dick’s Sporting Goods, Hummer Trucks, and DSL, all vied for the top billing before Cox Sucker Days was officially announced.