Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special Guest List Is Insane—Check Out Everyone Appearing!

From Dan Aykroyd to Betty White, all your favorites are assembling to honor the TV staple

By Chris Harnick Feb 13, 2015 3:12 PMTags
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All of your favorite people will be part of NBC's Saturday Night Live 40th anniversary special, which is appropriately titled SNL 40th Anniversary Special. Seriously, all your favorites.

Every one of your favorite stars will be involved in the three and a half hour special—four and a half hours if you count the red carpet pre-show hosted by the Today anchors. Below is a list that will make you say, "Oh my god," because it's filled with dozens of Saturday Night Live veterans and beloved hosts who are participating in the special. What will they be doing? Very good question. E! News has confirmed the below stars—including the current cast—are expected to make an appearance in some form or another.

50 Cent
Adam Sandler
Aidy Bryant
Al Franken
Alec Baldwin
Amy Poehler
Andy Samberg
Arcade Fire
Backstreet Boys
Beck Bennett
Betty White
Bill Hader
Bill Murray
Billy Crystal
Bobby Moynihan
Bradley Cooper

Candice Bergen
Catherine Zeta-Jones
Cecily Strong
Charlie Day
Cheri Oteri
Chevy Chase
Chris Kattan
Chris Parnell
Chris Rock
Christopher Walken
Colin Jost
Colin Quinn
Dakota Johnson
Dan Aykroyd
Dana Carvey
Darrell Hammond
David Spade
Deborah Harry
Derek Jeter

Eddie Murphy
Edward Norton
Ellen Cleghorne
Elliott Gould
Elvis Costello
Emma Stone
Fiona Apple
Fred Armisen
Garrett Morris
George Lucas
Gilbert Gottfried
Glenn Close
Horatio Sanz
J.K. Simmons
Jack Nicholson
Jack White
James Franco
Jane Curtin
Jason Sudeikis
Jay Pharaoh
Jerry Seinfeld
Jim Carrey
Jimmy Fallon
Joe Piscopo
John Goodman
Johnny Knoxville
Jon Bon Jovi
Jon Lovitz
Julia Sweeney
Justin Timberlake

Kanye West
Kate McKinnon
Keith Richards
Kenan Thompson
Kerry Washington
Kevin Nealon
Kristen Wiig
Kyle Mooney
Laraine Newman
Larry David
Leslie Jones
Louis C.K.
Martin Short
Maya Rudolph
Melissa McCarthy
Michael Che
Michael Douglas
Mike Myers
Miley Cyrus
Molly Shannon
'N Sync
Norm Macdonald
Paul McCartney
Paul Rudd
Paul Simon
Pete Davidson
Peyton Manning
Rachel Dratch
Rob Schneider
Robert De Niro
Rudy Giuliani

Sarah Palin
Sarah Silverman
Sasheer Zamata
Sean Hayes
Seth Meyers
Sigourney Weaver
Steve Martin
Steven Spielberg
Taran Killam
Taylor Swift
Tim Meadows
Tina Fey
Tom Hanks
Vanessa Bayer
Victoria Jackson
Will Ferrell
Will Forte
Zach Galifianakis

The Saturday Night Live anniversary festivities kick off at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 15, on NBC. The special begins in earnest at 8 p.m. and lasts until 11:30 p.m. Get more intel on the special from Lorne Michaels and our friends at Today.

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