Beth McCarthy or Beth McCarthy-Miller (born September 3, 1963 in Elizabeth, New Jersey) was the director of NBCs Saturday Night Live starting in 1995. She left SNL at the end of season 31, replaced as director by Don Roy King. She became a director for Viacom's MTV again in 2003 when she directed the MTV Video Music Awards.
She started out as an intern at MTV, then worked as an assistant to the line producer and then began directing in 1988. During her nine years with MTV, she worked on MTV Unplugged with Nirvana, Neil Young, Tony Bennett and kd lang.
She currently works through her own companies, Catalyst Entertainment and McBeth Productions as a Director and Producer.