Ratings: SNL Rises to Season Highs

SNL Ratings Season 43

Saturday Night Live this weekend scored season highs, with series alum Will Ferrell serving as host.

The 12th episode of Season 43, which also featured Chris Stapleton as musical guest, drew 7.467 million total viewers and a 2.19 demo rating, besting the previous season highs set on Jan. 13 (with Sam Rockwell with musical guest Halsey) and Oct. 14 (Kumail Nanjiani and musical guest P!nk).

The last SNL to beat these results was the May finale, where host Dwayne Johnson and musical guest Katy Perry drew 8.275 million viewers with a 2.32 rating.