'SNL' pays moving tribute to victims of Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting

In tribute to the victims of Friday’s shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., “SNL” struck a reverential chord by opening Saturday night's show with The New York City Children’s Choir singing a moving rendition of “Silent Night.”

Friday’s tragedy was not referenced further in the broadcast, but viewers and critics alike were touched by the opening’s poignancy.

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