Live From New York: An Uncensored History of Saturday Night Live by Tom ShalesLive From New York: An Uncensored History of Saturday Night Live by Tom Shales

Live From New York: An Uncensored History of Saturday Night Live

byTom Shales, James Andrew Miller

Paperback | October 1, 2003

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Just in time for the 40th anniversary of Saturday Night Live, a rollickingly updated edition of LIVE FROM NEW YORK with nearly 100 new pages covering the past decade.

When first published to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Saturday Night Live, LIVE FROM NEW YORK was immediately proclaimed the best book ever produced on the landmark and legendary late-night show. In their own words, unfiltered and uncensored, a dazzling galaxy of trail-blazing talents recalled three turbulent decades of on-camera antics and off-camera escapades. Now a fourth decade has passed---and bestselling authors James Andrew Miller and Tom Shales have returned to Studio 8H. Over more than 100 pages of new material, they raucously and revealingly take the SNL story up to the present, adding a constellation of iconic new stars, surprises, and controversies.
James Andrew Miller is an award-winning journalist who has also worked in the entertainment side of television production and development. Along with Tom Shales, he is the author of the #1 bestseller Those Guys Have All the Fun: Inside the World of ESPN.Tom Shales is America's foremost television critic, having won the Pulitzer Prize f...
Title:Live From New York: An Uncensored History of Saturday Night LiveFormat:PaperbackDimensions:656 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 1.75 inPublished:October 1, 2003Publisher:Little, Brown And CompanyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0316735655

ISBN - 13:9780316735650

Appropriate for ages: 13 - 13


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great insider view As a collection of stories and interviews from former crew and cast members, there is no better way to get the inside story of a show that has endured a chaotic birth, a tumultuous sophomore period and darker stages along with internal guarded conflicts. This collection grows organically through the various periods and provides an understanding not before available to fans.
Date published: 2017-09-13
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Loved it! If you like SNL this book is for you! Lots of inside stories in it!
Date published: 2017-07-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great book I really enjoyed reading this book. Great read for an SNL fan.
Date published: 2016-11-22

Editorial Reviews

"Refreshing....Shales and Miller paint a detailed landscape portrait of what has become an American cultural icon, one that will guide any attentive reader to a fuller understanding of comedy, TV, and the culture itself." ---Steve Johnson, Chicago Tribune