Post-Election 'SNL' With Host Dave Chappelle Scores Best Rating in 3 Years

Episode is the highest-rated comedy among adults 18-49 since “Big Bang Theory” series finale

SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE — “Dave Chappelle” Episode 1791 — Pictured: Host Dave Chappelle during the monologue on Saturday, November 7, 2020 — (Photo by: Will Heath/NBC)

This weekend’s Dave Chappelle-hosted “Saturday Night Live,” which aired after Joe Biden was declared the winner of the 2020 presidential election, is the highest-rated “SNL” in three and a half years.

The Nov. 7 episode has averaged a 2.62 rating in “live plus same day” adult 18-49 rating and 9.064 total viewers, according to official national ratings from Nielsen.

That 18-49 rating makes Saturday’s installment of the NBC sketch show the highest-rated comedy episode since the “Big Bang Theory” series finale in May 2019.

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