26.01.2023 - 05:07 / dailymail.co.uk
Aubrey Plaza's hosting stint on this week's Saturday Night Live garnered the NBC show its highest ratings of the season in the key demographic of people 18-49.The January 21 edition hosted by the 38-year-old actress, who hosted with Sam Smith, 30, as musical guest, garnered a 0.98 rating, marking the show's most-viewed episode of the season in the key demo, Deadline reported.The episode hosted by the actress - who has garnered breakout buzz for her work on season two of HBO's The White Lotus - racked up 4.8M total viewers, according to Nielsen. The latest: Aubrey Plaza's hosting stint on this week's Saturday Night Live garnered the NBC show its highest ratings of the season in the key demographic of people 18-49The episode marked the comedy's second-highest rated episode of its 48th season, behind the December 10 episode hosted by Steve Martin and Martin Short, which drew 5.1 million viewers.This past week's episode also reflected a 30 percent spike in the demo and 13 percent increase from the show's average in the fourth quarter timeframe.
The show hosted by Plaza - who was on Parks and Recreation from 2009 to 2015 - is currently the top-performing episode on Peacock and NBC's digital platforms. President Joe Biden, who is from Delaware, made a special video appearance for the actress, who is from Wilmington, Delaware. She earlier joked in the episode that she was the most famous person to come from the state.