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How to watch classic Saturday Night Live episodes featuring sports' biggest athletes

How to watch classic Saturday Night Live episodes featuring sports' biggest athletes

Ever wanted to watch your favorite athletes try their shot at comedy? Throughout the week of May 25th, NBC Sports Network will air a marathon of Saturday Night Live episodes hosted by legendary athletes.

The marathon begins Monday, May 25, at 7 p.m. with Michael Jordan's appearance on September 28, 1991. Monday's lineup is NBA-themed, featuring LeBron James' episode at 8 p.m. followed by Charles Barkley at 9 p.m.

Tuesday's schedule moves to the NFL gridiron featuring episodes hosted by 'The Match' participants Peyton Manning and Tom Brady, along with Eli Manning and J.J. Watt rounding out the lineup.

Not surprisingly, movie star and five-time host Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson's episodes made the cut with three episodes airing Wednesday and two more Thursday.

Rounding out the week on Friday is a lineup of GOATs, starting with 28-time Olympic medal winner Michael Phelps at 7 p.m., New York Yankee legend Derek Jeter at 8 p.m., back-to-back episodes at 9 and 10 p.m. with NBA Hall of Famer Charles Barkley, followed by a reair of Michael Jordan's appearance on September 28, 1991.

Settle in for a week of sports' biggest athletes taking the stage at NBC's legendary Studio 8H.

When: 

Monday, May 25 - Friday, May 29

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Broadcast Schedule:

Monday, May 25

  • Michael Jordan: September 28, 1991 - 8 p.m.
  • LeBron James: September 29, 2007 - 9 p.m.
  • Charles Barkley: January 9, 2010 - 10 p.m.

 

Tuesday, May 26

  • Tom Brady: April 16, 2005 - 7 p.m.
  • Peyton Manning: March 24, 2007 - 8 p.m.
  • Eli Manning: May 5, 2012 - 9 p.m.
  • J.J. Watt: February 1, 2020 - 10 p.m.

 

Wednesday, May 27

  • Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson: March 18, 2000 - 7 p.m.
  • Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson: April 13, 2002 - 8 p.m.
  • Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson: March 7, 2009 - 9 p.m.
  • Andy Roddick: November 8, 2003 - 10 p.m.

 

Thursday, May 28 

  • Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson: March 28, 2015 - 7 p.m.
  • John Cena: December 10, 2016 - 8 p.m.
  • Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson: May 20, 2017 - 9 p.m.
  • Ronda Rousey: January 23, 2016 - 10 p.m.

 

Friday, May 29 

  • Michael Phelps: September 13, 2008 - 7 p.m.
  • Derek Jeter: December 1, 2001 - 8 p.m.
  • Charles Barkley: January 7, 2012 - 9 p.m.
  • Charles Barkley: March 3, 2018 - 10 p.m.
  • Michael Jordan: September 28, 1991 - 11 p.m.

 

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