Jim Breuer to Host Week-Long ‘Stars of SNL’ Movie Marathon


Are you a fan of ? Do you relish turning on the TV to find a classic film starring one of your favorite SNL alumni about to begin? If so, then clear your calendar from Saturday, March 25th to Friday, March 31st, because HDNET MOVIES has a surprise for you.

HDNET MOVIES, the commercial-free network that plays high-quality feature films for both streaming, cable and dish customers, has just announced that they are planning a week-long movie marathon paying tribute to the various stars of SNL. Hosted by SNL veteran Jim Breuer, the Stars of Saturday Night event will kick off with six days of films featuring many fan-favorite players, from original cast members like John Belushi and Chevy Chase to more recent faces like and . On Friday, the event will end with a “Five-Timers Club Marathon,” which will pay homage to some of SNL’s most recurring hosts, like and Danny DeVito.

Other cast members who will be highlighted in the marathon include , , Chris Farley, Eddie Murphy, Dan Aykroyd, , Norm Macdonald, Rachel Dratch, Dana Carvey, Bill Hader, Gilda Radner, Andy Samberg and more.

The week-long event is meant to honor the comedic accomplishments of SNL and the various cast members who have elevated its profile. The show is an institution, and the comedy landscape would look much different without its silhouette on the horizon. “To me SNL is the catapult for comedy culture in our society,” said Breuer in a statement. “Some of the greatest comedic talent in history comes from SNL.”

Below, you will find a short introduction of the event from host Jim Breuer, along with a schedule of which films will be airing when; Check out the list and be sure to mark down when your favorite films will be playing!

*All times are listed in EST*

Sat., March 25

Man of the Year (2006) – 5 p.m. – Tina Fey, Amy Poehler

Dick (1999) – 7 p.m. – Jim Breuer, Will Ferrell

Celeste and Jesse forever (2012) – 8:40 p.m. – Andy Samberg

Neighbors (1981) – 10:15 p.m. – John Belushi

Sun., March 26

Adventureland (2009) – 7 p.m. – Kristin Wiig

Funny Farm (1988) – 8:50 p.m. – Chevy Chase

Dirty Work (1998) – 10:35 p.m. – Norm Macdonald

Mon., March 27

Curly Sue (1991) – 7 p.m. – Jim Belushi

Scrooged (1988) – 8:45 p.m. – Bill Murray

Gilda Live (1980) – 10:30 p.m. – Gilda Radner

Tues., March 28

The Couch Trip (1988) – 7 p.m. – Dan Aykroyd

National Lampoon’s Loaded Weapon (1993) – 8:40 p.m. – John Lovitz

Almost Heroes (1998) – 10:10 p.m. – Chris Farley

Wed., March 29

Stranger Than Fiction (2006) – 7 p.m. – Will Ferrell

Harlem Nights (1989) – 9 p.m. – Eddie Murphy

Mr. Saturday Night – (1992)– 11 p.m. – Billy Crystal

Thurs., March 30

Spring Breakdown (2009) – 7 p.m. – Amy Poehler, Rachel Dratch

Wayne’s World 2 (1993) – 8:30 p.m. – Mike Myers, Dana Carvey

A Good Old Fashioned Orgy (2011) – 10:10 p.m. – Jason Sudeikis, Will Forte

Five-Timers Club Marathon—Fri., March 31

Outside Providence (1999) – 7 p.m. – Alec Baldwin

Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001) – 8:40 p.m. – Ben Affleck

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (1988) – 10:30 p.m. – Steve Martin

Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002) – 12:25 a.m. – Drew Barrymore

Drowning Mona (2000) – 2:25 a.m. – Danny DeVito

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