Bill Murray, Tina Fey, Dan Aykroyd slated for 'SNL' 40th Anniversary Special

Bill Murray, Tina Fey, Dan Aykroyd and more slated for 'Saturday Night Live' 40th Anniversary Special

A mix of celebrities and former "Saturday Night Live" cast members are slated to appear on the 40th Anniversary Special for the storied sketch comedy series scheduled to air Feb. 15.

NBC ran a pair of minimalistic promos during Sunday's Super Bowl featuring little more than a series of names superimposed over an image of the stage used during "SNL" opening monolgues. But what a list it is, including Not Ready For Prime Time Players Dan Aykroyd, Garrett Morris and Chevy Chase.

A contigent of alumni on the list hail from the Chicago comedy scene: Bill Murray, Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Mike Myers.

Others names announced: Eddie Murphy, Jimmy Fallon, Molly Shannon, Dana Carvey, Chris Rock, Will Ferrell, Kristen Wiig, Martin Short, Maya Rudolph and Andy Samberg.

Celebrities booked include Justin Timberlake, Melissa McCarthy, Jerry Seinfeld, Betty White, Kanye West, Steve Martin, Alec Baldwin, Tom Hanks and more.

The "SNL" 40th Anniversary Special airs 7 p.m. Feb. 15.

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