Pop Singer Helps 'SNL' Reach Season Highs Deadline

A pop singer making his fifth appearance as host of “Saturday Night Live” proved he’s still a draw for the show. reports that Saturday’s show, hosted by Justin Timberlake, helped the NBC show reach a season high in the ratings.

The show averaged a 5.9/15 in metered-market households, or up 23% from last week, when Kevin Hart was the host, the story says. It was "SNL"'s top overnights in 14 months.