‘Saturday Night Live’ Devotes Entire Show to Prince Tribute

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NEW YORK (AP) — NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” is airing a special tribute show titled “Goodnight Sweet Prince.”

SNL alum Jimmy Fallon of “The Tonight Show” is hosting Saturday’s episode, which features clips of Prince performing on the comedy show over the past four decades and skits with former cast member Fred Armisen portraying the artist.

The show also includes an eight-minute medley Prince performed during a 2014 show and a surprise performance during a party thrown after the show’s 40th anniversary special last year.

The 57-year-old Prince died Thursday at his Paisley Park compound in suburban Minneapolis. An autopsy was done Friday but no cause has been announced.

The tribute show replaced a previously announced “Saturday Night Live” rerun.