Overnight ratings are in and Saturday Night Live with host Betty White was the most-watched SNL in 18 months. The show has a preliminary 8.8 household rating in the country’s 56 largest markets. The best since the the Nov. 1, 2008 show, which feature Sen. John McCain a few days before the presidential election.
The Mother’s Day-themed episode also featured several female SNL alumni, including Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Molly Shannon and Rachel Dratch.
NBC.com also released three clips that were only part of the dress rehearsal featuring several classic sketch characters (one below, two more after the jump).