No need to set the TiVo or cancel your Saturday night plans, NBC Universal, Broadway Video Entertainment and Cingular Wireless announced the launch of Saturday Night Live Mobile on Cingular handsets.
The service will allow subscribers to enjoy mobile access to Saturday Night Live content, including video clips from classic (think the Copy Guy and the geeky-fabulous Tina Fey!) and current episodes. Cingular customers can also purchase and download a SNL- themed ringtones and graphics. I know what Giggle wants for Christmas!
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Cingular Video subscribers will have exclusive access to a library of more than 100 video shorts, ranging in duration of 2-3 minutes each, from current and classic SNL episodes, as well as some original shorts produced solely for Cingular Video. Shorts from the current season will appear on Cingular Video the day after the Saturday night premiere.
To access Cingular Video, consumers need to purchase a 3G phone and sign up for the $19.99 MEdia Net Unlimited package, which includes Cingular Video.