To say that "SNL40" was a star-studded event would be an understatement. The three and a half hour "Saturday Night Live" anniversary special brought together not only the biggest stars in comedy, but also Grammy-winners and Oscar-legends from around the country.

Check out the New York night to remember for yourself. Here are a few of the best behind-the-scenes photos from the biggest stars at "SNL40."Instagram on Location SNL40