Donald Trump helps 'SNL' blow roof off the ratings

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Forget about dump Trump, it was more of a Trump bump.

This weekend's Donald Trump hosted "Saturday Night Live" scored the show's best ratings in almost four years.

According to NBC, 'SNL' averaged a 6.6 rating and 16 share in metered-market households on Saturday night. Those are the show's best overnight numbers since Jan. 7, 2012, when Charles Barkley hosted with musical guest Kelly Clarkson.

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People protest in front of NBC studios while they are calling for the network to rescind the invitation to Donald Trump to host Saturday Night Live show on November 4, 2015 in New York. Trump is expected to host SNL on November 7th, but protesters plan to deliver a petition, with 460,000 signatures, calling on NBC Studios to drop Trump. AFP PHOTO/ KENA BETANCUR (Photo credit should read KENA BETANCUR/AFP/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 7: Members of Latino organizations rally against Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump outside the Trump Tower on November 7, 2015 in New York City. Trump is set to host NBC's Saturday Night Live, and has faced criticism during the campaign for his proposed immigration policies. (Photo by Andrew Renneisen/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 7: Members of Latino organizations rally against Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump outside NBC studios on November 7, 2015 in New York City. Trump is set to host NBC's Saturday Night Live, and has faced criticism during the campaign for his proposed immigration policies. (Photo by Andrew Renneisen/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 7: Supporter of Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump stand across the street from a protest held by a number of Latino organizations outside of NBC Studios on November 7, 2015 in New York City. Trump is set to host NBC's Saturday Night Live, and has faced criticism during the campaign for his proposed immigration policies. (Photo by Andrew Renneisen/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 7: Members of Latino organizations rally against Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump outside NBC studios on November 7, 2015 in New York City. Trump is set to host NBC's Saturday Night Live, and has faced criticism during the campaign for his proposed immigration policies. (Photo by Andrew Renneisen/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 7: Members of Latino organizations rally against Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump outside the Trump Tower on November 7, 2015 in New York City. Trump is set to host NBC's Saturday Night Live, and has faced criticism during the campaign for his proposed immigration policies. (Photo by Andrew Renneisen/Getty Images)
People protest in front of NBC studios while they are calling for the network to rescind the invitation to Donald Trump to host Saturday Night Live show on November 4, 2015 in New York. Trump is expected to host SNL on November 7th, but protesters plan to deliver a petition, with 460,000 signatures, calling on NBC Studios to drop Trump. AFP PHOTO/ KENA BETANCUR (Photo credit should read KENA BETANCUR/AFP/Getty Images)
People protest in front of NBC studios while they are calling for the network to rescind the invitation to Donald Trump to host Saturday Night Live show on November 4, 2015 in New York. Trump is expected to host SNL on November 7th, but protesters plan to deliver a petition, with 460,000 signatures, calling on NBC Studios to drop Trump. AFP PHOTO/ KENA BETANCUR (Photo credit should read KENA BETANCUR/AFP/Getty Images)
A man protests in front of NBC studios while other call calling for the network to rescind the invitation to Donald Trump to host Saturday Night Live show on November 4, 2015 in New York. Trump is expected to host SNL on November 7th, but protesters plan to deliver a petition, with 460,000 signatures, calling on NBC Studios to drop Trump. AFP PHOTO/ KENA BETANCUR (Photo credit should read KENA BETANCUR/AFP/Getty Images)
Sasha Murphy, of the ANSWER Coalition, leads demonstrators in a chant during a protest against Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's hosting "Saturday Night Live" in New York, Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015. Despite a 40-year history of lampooning politicians while inviting some to mock themselves as on-air guests, booking a presidential candidate to host the NBC sketch-comedy show is almost unprecedented. (AP Photo/Patrick Sison)
Protesters opposed to the appearance of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's appearance as a guest host on this weekend's "Saturday Night Live," shout anti-Trump slogans as they demonstrate in front of NBC Studios where the show is taped and broadcast, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015, in New York. Pressure mounted on NBC to cancel Trump's invitation after a coalition of advocacy groups delivered petitions to the network calling for Trump to be dropped from the show. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
An anti-immigration protestor holds a sign in front of his face as he demonstrates in front of NBC Studios where a coalition of advocacy groups called for NBC to cancel the guest-host appearance of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on this weekend's "Saturday Night Live," Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
Juan Escalante, campaign manager for the immigration reform group America's Voice, carries a box he claims contains over half a million petition signatures demanding that NBC revoke the invitation for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump to be a guest-host on this weekend's "Saturday Night Live," into NBC Studios where the show is taped and broadcast, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015 in New York. Pressure from a coalition of advocacy groups continued to mount on NBC to cancel Trump's appearance. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
Demonstrators march to protest Donald Trump's views on immigration hours before he hosts "Saturday Night Live," Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015, in New York. Dozens of protesters held signs and chanted Saturday evening as they marched from Trump Tower to NBC's studio in Rockefeller Plaza. (AP Photo/Katie Park)
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In the coveted 18-49 demo, Trump's controversial 'SNL' turn drew a 2.7 rating/13 share.

During the episode, the Republican presidential candidate showed off his swagger in a parody of Drake's "Hotline Bling" music video.

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The former "Celebrity Apprentice" host was also heckled by Larry David, who shouted "Trump's a racist!" at the end of The Donald's monologue.

The interruption was part of a scripted gag after a Hispanic advocacy group offered to give a $5,000 bounty to any audience member who shouted "Trump's a racist" during the live broadcast.

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