Last night’s season finale of Saturday Night Live hosted by Justin Timberlake with musical guest Lady Gaga scored a 7.0 household rating/21 share in the metered markets. That was up 21% from last season’s finale and the highest overnight rating for an SNL season closer since May 15, 2004, when a telecast hosted by the Olsen Twins with musical guest J-Kwon also averaged a 7.0 rating. The last time a season finale of SNL scored a higher rating was more than a decade ago, on May 20, 2000, when the show hosted by Jackie Chan with musical guest Kid Rock posted a 7.3 rating. Last night we posted 3-Way, Timberlake and Andy Samberg’s followup to their now-classic videos Dick In a Box and Motherlover. Here is another highlight from Timberlake’s enjoyable turn as SNL host.
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