'Saturday Night Live': Dana Carvey promo, 'Backstage' documentary coming
You know how if you say a word over and over, it starts to sound strange?
That's kind of what happens in the above "Saturday Night Live" promo that touts former cast member Dana Carvey's hosting gig on Saturday (Feb. 5). Carvey and Andy Samberg, channeling "Wayne's World," say "Schwing!" so many times that the word loses all meaning. (Kudos to both of them, though, for keeping a relatively straight face throughout the bit.)
Carvey's turn as host marks his first in-person appearance on the show since 2000 (he lent his voice to a brief cartoon in the Robert De Niro-hosted episode in December). Linkin Park is the musical guest on Saturday.
In other "SNL" news, NBC will present another documentary about the show's history on Sunday, Feb. 20. "Saturday Night Live Backstage" will include clips, musical performances, audition footage and interviews with cast members and hosts about events and controversies in the show's long history.
Kenneth Bowser, who wrote and directed the previous, decade-themed "SNL" documentaries, is doing the same for "Backstage."