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Saturday Night Live (abbreviated as SNL) is an American late-night live television sketch comedy and variety show that airs on NBC. One Direction has appeared on the show three times as musical guests and live skit participants. Harry Styles has appeared once on the show as a musical guest and live skit participant.
The show revolves around a series of skits parodying current American culture and politics, performed by a large and varying cast of comedians and actors. The show was created and produced by Lorne Michaels and developed by Dick Ebersol. The show premiered on NBC on October 11, 1975, under the original title of NBC's Saturday Night.
They also appeared in the Fred Armisen led sketch of a Dominican talk show, 'The Manuel Ortiz Show'. They portrayed Sofia Vergara's children, Carlito (Harry), Pepito (Louis), Martito (Liam), Miguelito (Zayn) and Dick (Niall).
In addition to the two performances, One Direction also participated in Aidy Bryant and Cecily Strong's Girlfriends Talk Show. They portrayed a high school dance team.
In his debut performance as a solo artist, Harry Styles was the musical guest on April 15. He performed Sign Of The Times and Ever Since New York from his debut album. He also participated in two live skits, one impersonating Mick Jagger and another impersonating a civil war prisoner.