With Univision’s variety show celebrating its 50th anniversary this Saturday night, Latina.com looks back at its illustrious run on the small screen.
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Don Francisco interviews Hollywood elite, Antonio Banderas and Salma Hayek.
Don Francisco interviews the incomparable Mexican pop star Yuri.
Thalia has always been a favorite of the Don.
Spanish songstress Rocio Durcal with Don Francisco.
Puerto Rican singer Chayanne after a performance on SG.
Vintage Don Francisco from his early days in Chile.
Sabado Gigante in its early days as Show Dominical on Chile’s Canal 13.
The Don lays on the charm on the audience.
The Guinness World Records recognizes SG as the longest running TV variety show in history.
SG’s New Year’s Eve bashes turn up any Latino house party.
Don Francisco + Walter Mercado = Legendary Status
Roselyn Sanchez shows off her musical range on SG.
Soccer’s best player ever, Pele, with the world’s best TV host ever.
The Don gets down to the dem bow beat with Daddy Yankee.
Real Recognize Real: Jerry Lewis meets Don Francisco.
Salsa crooner Marc Anthony with the Don.
Pitbull is all smiles on the SG stage.
Shak Attack! A pre-U.S. crossover Shakira graces the SG stage.
The SG crew is a staple of almost every Latino household during the holidays.
Don Francisco with Puerto Rican singer, Olga Tanon.
The Golden Boy, Oscar De La Hoya, shares a laugh with the Don.
Mexican singer Julieta Venegas breaks out the accordion for her SG performance.
Luis Fonsi gets personal in his interview with the Don.
The Don and Mexican crooner Cristian Castro sport almost identical hairdos.
Three staples of SG—singing competitions, beautiful models, and El Jackal.