VH194 Don Roy King
This is a Visual History Recording

Visual History with Don Roy King

Interviewed by: Jerry Foley

Director Don Roy King discusses Saturday Night Live, starting out at local stations, and his diverse body of work directing news, variety, talk, reality and live theatrical Broadway performances.

Directing Weekend Update

Director Don Roy King speaks about the crucial timing necessary to direct Saturday Night Live's longest running sketch, "Weekend Update."

Respect and Concentration

King breaks down his style of live-studio direction, which is based on respect and concentration.

Asserting Authority

King considers the balance between asserting the authority that comes with being a director with the diplomatic skills needed to be successful in the arena of morning television.