Saturday Night Live ratings are on the mend. For a second consecutive show, the late-night program posted week-to-week increases and season highs. Last night, the episode hosted by Chris Rock with musical guest Prince drew a 4.9 rating in the metered markets households and a 2.4 adults 18-49 rating in the markets with Local People Meters. That was up by +20%, from last Saturday’s show hosted by Jim Carrey with musical guest Iggy Azalea. In adults 18-49, the ratings gain was 9%. The big household jump was likely helped by Prince’s older but large following. This was SNL’s top household result since Feb. 1 (with host Melissa McCarthy and musical guest Imagine Dragons, 5.4); in adults 18-49, it was the best rating since March 1 (with host Jim Parsons and musical guest Beck, also 2.4).
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