SNL special scores

Isn’t that special: NBC’s Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special was the net’s highest-rated prime time telecast since 2006’s Will & Grace finale and its most-watched since 2004 (excluding post-Super Bowl shows). In fast nationals, the special delivered a 7.8/21 among A18-49 and 23.1 million viewers. Along with 7p red carpet coverage (Jim Carrey to Matt Lauer: “Where are you hiding Brian Williams?”), the night’s average was 6.6/19 and 20.1 million total viewers.

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