NBC is riding the buzz of this past weekend’s “Saturday Night Live,” which saw the show’s highest ratings in a year and half.

The buzz around the show built with 88-year old host Betty White, of “Golden Girls” fame, who became host due to a movement on Facebook.

Also, having Jay-Z as musical guest, plus a slew of alumni appearances from the likes of Tina Fey and Amy Poehler certainly didn’t hurt.

White took time to dis the social network in her monologue: “I really have to thank Facebook…I didn’t know what Facebook was, and now that I do know what it is, I have to say, it sounds like a huge waste of time.”

NBC’s press release after the jump.

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