‘Saturday Night Live’ Opener Off 30 Percent In Money Demo

“Saturday Night Live” opened the season stale with Alec Baldwin coming back doing what he promised
not to do. Trump. Even a few celebrity surprise appearances (Maya Rudolph, Larry David) couldn’t push this train uphill.

Saturday Night Live’s new season opener was a big fat flop this weekend, with a 30 percent drop in the key 18-49 market.

What happened to Weekend Update? Where’s the new blood? Pete Davidson was off making a movie with James Gunn, Bowen Yang got one line and Shane Gillis was thrown to the wolves entirely.


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