Translations 21

Bulgarian (bg-BG)

Сезон 11

Chinese (zh-CN)

第 11 季

Chinese (zh-TW)

第 11 季

Danish (da-DK)

Sæson 11

Dutch; Flemish (nl-NL)

Seizoen 11

English (en-US)

Season 11

Saturday Night Live aired its 11th season during the 1985-1986 television season on NBC. The season started on November 9, 1985 and ended on May 24, 1986, 18 episodes were produced.

Dick Ebersol left the show after the 1984-85 season, when the network refused his request to shut the program down entirely for six months and shift much of the material onto tape, not live broadcast. Once again, NBC briefly considered cancelling the show, but programming head Brandon Tartikoff decided to continue the show and re-hire erstwhile producer Lorne Michaels.

In some ways the job Michaels returned to was more challenging than the one he took on in 1975. For starters, Michaels' "golden boy" reputation was somewhat tarnished. His most recent effort, the previous season's The New Show confused critics and was ignored by audiences. Also, the 1984-1985 season had been a critical and ratings hit, generating memorable characters and stand-out performers. However, Michaels would not be the only member of the old guard to return: original writers Al Franken and Tom Davis would return as producers, and Jim Downey would be head writer. Fans and critics welcomed Michaels and many of the original producers and writers back, calling it a return to the show's roots.

French (fr-FR)

Saison 11

German (de-DE)

Staffel 11

Hebrew (he-IL)

עונה 11

Hungarian (hu-HU)

11. évad

Indonesian (id-ID)

Musim ke 11

Korean (ko-KR)

시즌 11

Polish (pl-PL)

Sezon 11

Portuguese (pt-BR)

11ª Temporada

Portuguese (pt-PT)

Temporada 11

Romanian (ro-RO)

Sezonul 11

Russian (ru-RU)

Сезон 11

Slovak (sk-SK)

Séria 11

Spanish; Castilian (es-ES)

Temporada 11

Swedish (sv-SE)

Säsong 11

Ukrainian (uk-UA)

Сезон 11

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