The ratings for this week's Saturday Night Live received a "huge" Trump bump.
Thanks to Donald Trump
's highly publicized hosting gig
over the weekend, the late night NBC series received its biggest overnight rating since 2012.
According to NBC, SNL snagged a monumental 6.6 household rating on Saturday night, easily beating the season’s previous high, a 4.5 rating, that came during the show's 41st season premiere last month. Coincidentally, that episode, which was hosted by Miley Cyrus, also featured a guest appearance by none other than Trump's presidential rival, Hillary Clinton.
In fact, Trump’s overnight rating was 47 percent higher than the Miley/Hillary episode.
During Trump's second hosting stint
-- he previously hosted in April 2004 -- the Republican presidential candidate poked fun at himself many times throughout the episode and he even showed off his awkward dance skills in a pre-taped sketch that parodied Drake
’s “Hotline Bling” music video.
Before Trump even took the stage, there was controversy surrounding his upcoming performance. ET caught up with his daughter, Ivanka Trump, last week, and she shared her opinion on how she thought her dad would do in the video below.