‘Weekend Update’ Stays Solid With Cameos

The second installment of SNL: Weekend Update is currently up significantly in both key ratings measures in its second week, However, Thursday night’s numbers will likely be adjusted down later today due to local preemptions for NFL preseason football. Airing at 9 p.m., the expanded version of the popular segment is currently averaging a 1.5 rating in adults 18-49 and 5.8 million total viewers. That is up approximately 25% in the key demo and 24% in total viewers, pending adjustments. The episode featured cameos by former “SNL” cast members Tina Fey, Jimmy Fallon, and Seth Meyers.