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Old 08-19-2014, 08:56 AM
Don Pardo, ‘Saturday Night Live’ Announcer, Dead at 96

Pardo was the announcer for the long-running NBC sketch comedy show for all but one of its seasons, even beyond his retirement from NBC

Longtime “Saturday Night Live” announcer Don Pardo has died, a person with knowledge of the situation told TheWrap. Pardo was 96.

His death was first announced on CBS Radio News, confirmed by his daughter, Paula. He had retired from NBC in 2004, but continued as the voice of “SNL,” providing the weekly introductions — a job he did for 38 seasons.

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Old 08-24-2014, 10:27 AM
This was a death I knew was inevitable because of his age.. but in these later years it did seem like he would be around forever... gonna miss his one of kind voice introducing the show and the commercial parodies
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