via press release:
NBC TO AIR ‘SNL 40TH RED CARPET LIVE’ ON SUNDAY, FEB. 15 AT 7 P.M. LIVE FROM ROCKEFELLER CENTER
Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie, Carson Daly and Al Roker Serve as Hosts Prior to Three-Hour Anniversary Special
NEW YORK — Feb. 2, 2015 — NBC will present the “SNL 40th Red Carpet Live” live from Rockefeller Center on Sunday, Feb. 15 from 7-8 p.m. ET/PT.
The special will be hosted by Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie, Carson Daly and Al Roker of NBC’s “Today.” They will interview past hosts, current and previous cast members, and musical legends whose performances on “SNL” stand the test of time as they make their way into Studio 8H for the highly anticipated three-hour live “SNL 40th Anniversary Special.”
“SNL 40th Red Carpet Live” will be executive produced by Brad Lachman, Bill Bracken will produce, with Alex Vietmeier serving as director.
“SNL 40th Anniversary Special” is a star-studded celebration of NBC’s iconic late-night franchise “Saturday Night Live.” The show has long been an American institution and a cultural touchstone. This once-in-a-lifetime gala event will highlight and pay tribute to the series’ incredible 40-year history.
“Saturday Night Live” is produced in association with Broadway Video. The creator and executive producer is Lorne Michaels.