Saturday Night Live Ratings Sink To Five Year Low After Another Attack On Trump Falls Flat

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Alec Baldwin whined for months that he did not want to do any more impressions of President Trump on Saturday Night Live.

All nonsense for without that role would anyone be talking about Alec? Of course not, so like a moth to a flame he ran back to Saturday Night Live for a new hit job on Trump during the season opener.

But he should have listened to his instincts because it seems America is tired of his act and delivered a brutal response in the form of low ratings for the season opener.

Remember, this was the week the Dems formally opened an impeachment inquiry into Trump so the interest was at a height.

They bombed anyway. Expect more of the same as the Trump-bashing has run its course and no longer delivers the ratings it once did.

From The Wrap:

“Saturday Night Live” kicked off its 45th season on Saturday with its lowest-rated season opener since 2014.

The episode, hosted by Woody Harrelson and featuring musical guest Billie Eilish, averaged a 4.1 rating/10 share household results in Live + Same Day data from Nielsen’s 56 metered markets. It also received a 1.6/10 among the advertiser-coveted adults 18-49 demographic in the 25 markets with local people meters tracked by Nielsen.

That 4.1 rating is the lowest posted by an “SNL” season premiere since Season 40 of the long-running NBC sketch show opened in 2014 with a 4.0 household rating in the metered markets and a 2.1/10 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters. That episode was hosted by “Jurassic World” and “Guardians of the Galaxy” star Chris Pratt.

Like most every other show on broadcast television that returned with the start of Fall TV last week, “SNL” is down versus its year-ago premiere, which for “SNL” came at the height of the Brett Kavanaugh hearings and featured an opening with Matt Damon playing Kavanaugh.