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'SNL' hits ratings low, but don't blame the cast

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Posted at 2:30 PM, Oct 13, 2014
and last updated 2014-10-14 08:04:24-04

Bill Hader played some of "Saturday Night Live"'s most beloved characters, did some of its best impressions, but as host, brought the show its lowest ratings ever, tied only with Charlize Theron's episode in May.

Big cheers from the studio crowd, but Hader's Oct. 11 episode of "SNL" did not reach audiences at home. So what's the problem here? Lots of people are pointing to "SNL"'s cast turnover as the reason for low ratings. 

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