This week’s “Saturday Night Live” episode hosted by Alec Baldwin, who frequently appears to popularly portray President Donald Trump on the NBC sketch comedy show, drew massive viewership figures.

Baldwin broke an “SNL” hosting record by returning to host the show for the seventeenth time, more than anyone else. According to the figures posted by NBC, Baldwin’s appearance attracted a 7.2 overnight rating, which is the highest the show has had since 2011. Trump himself only brought in an overnight rating of 6.6 when he hosted in late 2015.

The episode saw Trump go to court

In Saturday’s instalment, one sketch saw Trump in “The People’s Court” to appeal the lifting of his travel ban by the federal court system.

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Trump frequently speaks out against the “SNL,” calling it a “boring and unfunny show” that he believes should be cancelled and put to rest after over 40 years on the air.

SNL” has an average weekly audience of 7.4 million viewers, which is raised to 10.6 million when viewers who catch the show later in the week are factored in, which is the largest audience “SNL” has had in 22 years. #Donald Trump #Television #Celebrities