‘Saturday Night Live’ Hits Ratings High While Holding Funeral For Hillary Clinton’s Political Career

Kaitlan Collins | White House Correspondent

“Saturday Night Live” hit a ratings high as the show held a funeral for Hillary Clinton’s political career.

(Photo: YouTube screengrab)

(Photo: YouTube screengrab)

The late night show averaged a 6.2 overnight rating among Nielsen Media’s metered market households, according to Deadline, and a 3.9 rating in adults aged 18-49.

Those are the highest numbers in both categories that “SNL” has had all season.


The cold opener entailed Kate McKinnon — dressed as Clinton — performing Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah” in a tribute to both the singer (who died this week) and Clinton’s political career. (RELATED: SNL Holds Funeral For Hillary Clinton’s Political Career)

Alec Baldwin, the actor hired to portray Donald Trump this season, did not make an appearance during the episode.

Kaitlan Collins

White House Correspondent


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