Preliminary Nielsen figures give the episode 5.9 rating among metered-market households and a 15 share. That’s the largest haul for the NBC series in 14 months, since Charles Barkley hosted in January, 2012. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, SNL averaged a 3.7 rating among adults 18-49 — another high not achieved since Barkley. [Hollywood Reporter]
THE WHOLE night was hilarious. Timberlake’s SNL comedy staples scored, too. The musical performances were even finer.
Just a great night of entertainment, SNL at its best.
Enjoy! The whole show is below.