SNL Transcripts: Brandon Tartikoff: 10/08/83


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October 8th, 1983

Brandon Tartikoff

John Cougar

Gene Siskel

Roger Ebert

  • Tartikoff’s Office

  • Brandon Tartikoff’s Monologue

  • Calvin Klein Cream Pies

  • James Watt

  • Jazz Riffs

  • Feln’s Discount Food & Clothing Warehouse

  • Tartikoff’s Programming Ideas

    Recurring Characters: Doug Whiner, Wendy Whiner.

  • Gumby & Pokey Rehearsal

    Recurring Characters: Gumby.

  • NBC Pavement Promotion

  • Larry’s Corner

  • Saturday Night News with Brad Hall

  • John Cougar performs “Pink Houses”

  • Gun Rental

  • John Cougar performs “Crumblin’ Down”

  • NBC: Be There

  • Ethel’s Diner Tragedies


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    Don Roy King is directing his fourteenth season of Saturday Night Live. That work has earned him nine Emmys and thirteen nominations. Additionally, he has been nominated for thirteen DGA Awards and won in 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019. Mr. King is also the creative director of Broadway Worldwide which brings theatrical events to theaters. The company has produced Smokey Joe’s Café; Putting It Together with Carol Burnett; Jekyll & Hyde; and Memphis, all directed by Mr. King. He completed the screen capture of Broadway's Romeo & Juliet in 2013. - LinkedIn

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