On Air Now

Current Show

Ground Zero   11:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Call Clyde Lewis at 888-673-3700

Show Info »

Upcoming Shows

Program Schedule »


Listen Live Now » 1320 AM Sioux Falls, SD 107.9 FM Sioux Falls, SD


Current Conditions(Sioux Falls,SD 57104)

More Weather »
73° Feels Like: 73°
Wind: SE 3 mph Past 24 hrs - Precip: 0”
Current Radar for Zip


Partly Cloudy 65°


PM Thunderstorms 84°

Thurs Night

Scattered Thunderstorms 69°


The Lost Year of 'Saturday Night Live': 1984

By Brendon McCullin, Hollywood Staff

Over the almost 50 years of Saturday Night Live, there have been plenty of seasons that were good (more than most casual observers would like to admit) and bad (some spectacularly so). There was, though, only one 1984: quite possibly the strangest season in the history of the show.

With Eddie Murphy completely gone to pursue his superstar movie career and the second most recognizable cast member, Joe Piscopo, having worn out his welcome after the 1983 - '84 season, executive producer Dick Ebersol was left without a star. The remaining cast members, including a young Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Jim Belushi, had never quite fit in with the show and were largely dissatisfied with the way that they had been treated. Many people figured that Murphy leaving would finally signal the death knell for SNL.