Wednesday , September 23 2020

It May Have Been Lame, But Everybody Watched

Last Saturday’s SNL was neither very smoothly performed nor memorably written, but with Robert De Niro as the (somewhat reluctant) guest host, it was certainly watched:

    The Robert De Niro-hosted Dec. 7 edition of NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” drew the largest audience for the latenight series since a Britney Spears-fronted episode in February.

    According to Nielsen, nearly 9.6 million viewers watched the broadcast, which also featured musical guest Norah Jones — outdrawing every show in primetime on the evening.

    ….Paradoxically, De Niro’s appearance did little to boost the performance of his new movie, “Analyze That,” which opened the same weekend to a disappointing $11 million. [Variety]

Norah was swell even if Bob is clearly not meant for live performance.

About Eric Olsen

Career media professional and serial entrepreneur Eric Olsen flung himself into the paranormal world in 2012, creating the America's Most Haunted brand and co-authoring the award-winning America's Most Haunted book, published by Berkley/Penguin in Sept, 2014. Olsen is co-host of the nationally syndicated broadcast and Internet radio talk show After Hours AM; his entertaining and informative America's Most Haunted website and social media outlets are must-reads: [email protected], Facebook.com/amhaunted, Pinterest America's Most Haunted. Olsen is also guitarist/singer for popular and wildly eclectic Cleveland cover band The Props.

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