Saturday Night Live comes to NBCSN with classic shows hosted by biggest names in sports

Begins with Michael Jordan on Monday May 25 at 8pm 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. – 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 and the NBC Sports app.

Source NBCUniversal

May 22, 2020 8:10pm ET by NBCUniversal  

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