Elon Musk’s SNL – Ratings Up, Dogecoin Down

Originally published on Dark Horizons by Garth Franklin

Tesla and SpaceX CEO and controversial billionaire Elon Musk hosted NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” last night. Reviews were soft, THR summing up the reaction best as “more forgettable than controversial”.

Nonetheless, the episode pulled in the third-highest overnight ratings of the season with a 4.8 household and 2.7 rating in adults 18-49 – behind only the Chris Rock-hosted premiere and Dave Chappelle’s November episode.

While ratings were up, one thing that took a hit was Musk’s favorite cryptocurrency Dogecoin. Dogecoin’s price has accelerated dramatically in recent times. Just four weeks ago it was worth USD $0.06, rose to as high as $0.72 right before the broadcast, and

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