'Live From New York!' Filmmakers Explain How 'SNL' Perfected The Art Of Political Satire

April 15, 2015 7:11 PM

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The new documentary "Live From New York!" chronicles the undying cultural relevance of "Saturday Night Live," a sketch comedy show that simply wouldn't be the same without its DNA of political satire. The film's director Bao Nguyen and executive producer Tom Broecker joined HuffPost Live on Wednesday and discussed the evolution of the show's politics.

One of the series' first iconic impressions was its parody of President Gerald Ford, Nguyen told host Josh Zepps.

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