Saturday Night Live report card: Melissa McCarthy and Kanye West steal the show

Melissa McCarthy may have hit all her marks on last night’s episode of Saturday Night Live, but the same could not be said for the entire show.

The actress, who hosted the show to promote her new movie, The Boss, did exceptionally well considering the material she was given to work with was subpar at best. For someone who’s hosted four times — or rather, four and one sixteenth times — McCarthy has the pace of the show down pat. Even when the rest of the cast was underperforming, the actress continued to jump in and pick up the slack.

Still, she managed to pull some laughs from the live audience, including a pretty uproarious reception to a sketch early in the show.

While McCarthy was definitely a highlight, Kanye West’s two…

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