FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, May 20th, 2020
SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE COMES TO NBCSN WITH CLASSIC SHOWS HOSTED BY BIGGEST NAMES IN SPORTS, BEGINS WITH MICHAEL JORDAN, NEXT MONDAY, MAY 25 AT 8 P.M. ET
Host Appearances by Dwayne Johnson, Tom Brady, Derek Jeter, LeBron James, Michael Phelps, Ronda Rousey, John Cena, Charles Barkley, Peyton Manning, Eli Manning, J.J. Watt, and Andy Roddick
Athletes Serving as Hosts Have Combined to Win 35 MVP Awards, 29 Olympic Gold Medals, 10 Super Bowls, Nine NBA Titles and Five World Series
NBCSN to Present 20 Episodes in Primetime Next Monday-Friday
STAMFORD, Conn. – May 20, 2020 – NBC Sports presents classic sports-themed Saturday Night Live episodes on NBCSN next week, beginning Monday, May 25, at 8 p.m. ET with a Sept. 1991 episode hosted by Michael Jordan, just three months after he won the first of his six NBA championships with the Chicago Bulls.
From next Monday through Friday in primetime, NBCSN will televise 20 SNL episodes dating back to the early 1990s that were hosted by the biggest names in sports. Athletes serving as host on next week’s stunt have combined to win 35 MVP awards (regular and postseason), 29 Olympic gold medals, 10 Super Bowls, nine NBA titles, and five World Series, not to mention a host of MMA and professional wrestling belts.
In addition to Michael Jordan, following are the SNL hosts in NBCSN appearance order: LeBron James, Charles Barkley, Tom Brady, Peyton Manning, Eli Manning, J.J. Watt, Dwayne Johnson, Andy Roddick, John Cena, Ronda Rousey, Michael Phelps, and Derek Jeter.
Programming will also stream on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app.
The complete Saturday Night Live on NBCSN schedule is below:
|DATE||SNL EPISODE||TIME (ET)|
|Monday, May 25||Michael Jordan: Sept. 28, 1991||8 p.m.|
|LeBron James: Sept. 29, 2007||9 p.m.|
|Charles Barkley: Jan. 9, 2010||10 p.m.|
|Tuesday, May 26||Tom Brady: April 16, 2005||7 p.m.|
|Peyton Manning: March 24, 2007||8 p.m.|
|Eli Manning: May 5, 2012||9 p.m.|
|J.J. Watt: Feb. 1, 2020||10 p.m.|
|Wednesday, May 27||Dwayne Johnson: March 18, 2000||7 p.m.|
|Dwayne Johnson: April 13, 2002||8 p.m.|
|Dwayne Johnson: March 7, 2009||9 p.m.|
|Andy Roddick: Nov. 8, 2003||10 p.m.|
|Thursday, May 28||Dwayne Johnson: March 28, 2015||7 p.m.|
|John Cena: Dec. 10, 2016||8 p.m.|
|Dwayne Johnson: May 20, 2017||9 p.m.|
|Ronda Rousey: Jan. 23, 2016||10 p.m.|
|Friday, May 29||Michael Phelps: Sept. 13, 2008||7 p.m.|
|Derek Jeter: Dec. 1, 2001||8 p.m.|
|Charles Barkley: Jan. 7, 2012||9 p.m.|
|Charles Barkley: March 3, 2018||10 p.m.|
|Michael Jordan: Sept. 28, 1991||11 p.m.|