Overnight Ratings: “Saturday Night Live” Rises For Will Ferrell, King Princess Episode

It was the highest-rated episode since the methodology change.

November 23, 2019 Saturday Night Live | Photo by: Will Heath/NBC)

Featuring Will Ferrell as host and King Princess as musical guest, this weekend’s edition of “Saturday Night Live” enjoyed a week-over-week ratings gain.

Citing metered market data, NBC says Saturday’s episode drew a 4.3 overnight household rating. It meanwhile garnered a 2.0 adults 18-49 rating in the Top 25 markets.

The numbers top the 3.9 household rating and 1.6 demo rating posted by last weekend’s episode, which featured Harry Styles in the dual host-musical guest role.

They, moreover, reflect the show’s best performance since the ratings methodology change beginning with the October 5 episode.

“SNL” returns on December 7 with host Jennifer Lopez and musical guest DaBaby.

Written by Brian Cantor

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