Eli Manning may have beaten Tom Brady twice in the Super Bowl, but the New England Patriots' quarterback bested him on the set of "Saturday Night Live" -- and so did Lindsay Lohan.
Rosenthal: Grading Eli on 'SNL'
Eli Manning's debut on "Saturday Night Live" beat expectations, a lot like his career, writes Gregg Rosenthal. **More ...**
The NBC show drew a 5.2 rating when the New York Giant hosted Saturday, which was below brother Peyton Manning (5.9) and rival Brady (6.0) when each of them headlined the show.
Manning's ratings were up over the previous two original shows hosted by actress Sofia Vergara and actor Josh Brolin. Eli, however, still finished behind the March 3 episode hosted by Lohan (5.5), which is the highest-rated original "SNL" this season.