Sorry, Donald, But 'SNL' Is Having Its Biggest Season In Two Decades
Huffington Post - 16 days
In the last four months, President Donald Trump has called NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” “boring,” “unfunny,” “one-sided,” “biased,” “unwatchable,” “terrible,” “the worst of NBC” and “a complete hit job.”
Watched Saturday Night Live hit job on me.Time to retire the boring and unfunny show. Alec Baldwin portrayal stinks. Media rigging election! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 16, 2016
But if ratings are any indication, he’s wrong. In fact, NBC told The Huffington Post that Season 42 of “SNL” is the show’s most-watched season in 22 years.
That means “SNL” is doing better right now than it ever did in the Will Ferrell and Tina Fey years, and it hasn’t done so well since Mike Myers was still a part of the cast, during the 1994-1995 season.
Overall this season, the show’s total viewership is up 22 percent compared to this time last year and up 19 percent among 18-to-49-year-olds. Last week’s show was actually the second biggest of the week among 18-t
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