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'Saturday Night Live' Will Celebrate Its 40th Anniversary With A Three-Hour Live Broadcast

This image released by NBC shows Bill Hader, portraying the character Stefon, left and Seth Meyers during a skit from "Saturd
This image released by NBC shows Bill Hader, portraying the character Stefon, left and Seth Meyers during a skit from "Saturday Night Live." Hader was nominated for an Emmy award Thursday, July 19, 2012 for outstanding supporting actor in a comedy series for his various roles on "SNL." Fellow castmate Kristen Wiig was also nominated for an Emmy award for her various roles on "Saturday Night Live." The 64th annual Primetime Emmy Awards will be presented Sept. 23 at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel and airing live on ABC. (AP Photo/NBC,Dana Edelson)

Get ready for a lot more cowbell.

NBC will celebrate "Saturday Night Live's" 40th anniversary by airing a three-hour live broadcast special on Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015, from 8-11 p.m. ET.

According to Variety, the show's lineup will include current "SNL" cast members, alumni and special guests. The details of exactly who will appear are still being determined.

The Emmy Award winning program began in 1975 and has helped launch the careers of Will Ferrell, Eddie Murphy, Tina Fey, John Belushi, Mike Myers, Amy Poehler and many more.

"Saturday Night Live" returns Saturday, May 3, at 11:30 p.m. ET on NBC.

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