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Betty White Boosts 'SNL' Ratings

07/10/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Betty White and the ladies of "Saturday Night Live" delivered a ratings boost Saturday night, lifting the show to its best ratings since the 2008 election.

Saturday's episode, hosted by White and featuring female "SNL" alumns including Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Molly Shannon, Rachel Dratch and Ana Gasteyer, averaged an 8.8 rating and 21 share. That's the show's best ratings since Ben Affleck hosted on November 1, 2008, just before the presidential election (9.0 rating, 20 share).

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