‘Saturday Night Live’ YouTube channel goes live across the world, but US viewers left out

For the first time ever, Saturday Night Live is officially on YouTube. Broadway Video, Lorne Michaels’ production company behind the iconic show, has opened up its own ad-free Saturday Night Live YouTube channel with roughly 2,500 clips from the series’ 38 seasons. According to Variety, 2,000 more clips will be added soon. There’s a major catch though: everyone in the world other than those in the United States will be able to watch the clips.

Earlier this year Broadway Video signed an agreement with Yahoo to offer its catalog of clips exclusively through the site in the US, which explains the series’ region locking on YouTube in the states. The one-year deal was designed to bring attention to the Yahoo Screen site and the company’s…

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