February 10, 2016 | Updated at 10:29 PM EST The Latest Entertainment & Celebrity News

Lindsay Lohan Boosts 'SNL' Ratings, Earns Mixed Reviews

Lindsay Lohan's overly hyped return to 'Saturday Night Live' may have received disappointing reviews, but the troubled star's fourth appearance proved to be ratings gold for NBC.

By Mellissa Seecharan, EnStars on Mar 05, 2012 11:49 AM EST
facebook tweet this pin it plus
Sign Up for Newsletter
Lindsay Lohan
Lindsay Lohan (Photo : Saturday Night Live/NBC)

Lindsay Lohan's overly hyped return to Saturday Night Live may have received disappointing reviews, but the troubled star's fourth appearance proved to be ratings gold for NBC.

Thanks to the 25-year-old, SNL landed the number one slot for the night and became the second most watched episode this season with a 5.5 overnight household rating.

Despite the huge numbers and a supportive SNL audience, viewers ripped Lohan's performance. Entertainment Weekly asked online readers to weigh in on whether the blonde actress was "worst host of the year," while the Los Angeles Times mocked Lohan, noting her "comeback train is stuck at the station." Lohan depended heavily on cue cards and even flubbed a few lines. Hitfix's Ryan McGee said the actress "looks scared to death out there" after Lohan struggled through live skits.

In true Lohan fashion, the starlet didn't pay attention to the mixed reviews while attending SNL's cast after-party. Sources close to the actress told TMZ Lohan believes she did a great job and even celebrated into the wee hours yesterday morning with mom Dina.



© 2016 Enstarz, All rights reserved. Do not reproduce without permission.

Tagged :   Lindsay Lohan
  • SEARCH ENSTARS

Latest News

Quantico

Alex Has A New Foe On 'Quantico', Find Out Why

A new character will challenge Alex in and out of class.

Lady Gaga Slays 'Star-Spangled Banner' At The Super Bowl

Lady Gaga Slays 'Star-Spangled Banner' At The Super Bowl

The queen slays. Her beautiful rendition of the National Anthem at Sunday’s big game is just AMAZING!

The 100

Marie Avgeropoulos Dishes On Bellamy's 'Horrible' Act On 'The 100'

Things are looking worse and worse for the Blake siblings

gwyneth paltrow and chris martin

Chris Martin Says His Relationship Is 'Weird' And 'Wonderful' With Ex Gwyneth Paltrow

After Gwyneth Paltrow proclaimed that she treats her ex-husband Chris Martin like "a brother," the Coldplay singer is now claiming that their relationship is quite "weird."

Kate Middleton

Is Kate Middleton Spending Too Much Of The Tax Payers' Money?

It seems like a day doesn't go by in which Kate Middleton is heavily criticized by the public for the things she does or doesn't do.

Gisele Bundchen Tom Brady

Are Tom Brady And Gisele Bundchen Getting A Divorce?

It looks like the celebrity world's golden couple might be calling it quits.

Gilmore Girls

The 'Gilmore Girls' Cast Just Got A Little Bigger - Jess Is Back!

Rory's old flames are lining up to take their place in the Netflix revival.

Stassi Schroeder

'Vanderpump Rules' Stassi Schroeder May Have Spent Up To $20,000 On Plastic Surgery

Stassi Schroeder looks completely different than she did years ago, and an expert claims she may have gone under the knife even more than she's admitted to.

Kathryn Edwards

'RHOBH' Kathryn Edwards Can't Believe Erika Blatantly Lied On The Show

Kathryn Edwards is shocked by her co-star's decision to lie to her, and the other women.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

Is Kate Middleton Expecting Twins?

There's a new report that says Kate Middleton is pregnant with not only one but two babies as she and her husband Prince William are supposedly expecting twins.

Real Time Analytics