NBC Saturday has good results from primetime to late-night


At 10 p.m., an encore telecast of “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” (1.2/4 in 18-49, 5.8 million viewers overall) finished #1 or tied for #1 for the hour among ABC, CBS and NBC (excludes Fox’s NASCAR overrun) in every key ratings category. 

“Law & Order: SVU” captured its highest 18-49 rating in this Saturday time period since October 23 and its biggest overall viewership since October 2.

At 9 p.m. ET, a rebroadcast of “Law & Order: Los Angeles” (0.8/3 in 18-49, 4.6 million viewers overall) earned the show’s highest 18-49 rating in this time period since November 6 and biggest overall viewership to date in 12 encores for the series in this time slot.

 “Law & Order: Los Angeles” has delivered week-to-week gains in this time period in both 18-49 and total viewers with each of its last three telecasts.

At 8 p.m. ET, an encore telecast of “Harry’s Law” averaged a 0.4/2 in 18-49 and 3.6 million viewers overall.

In late-night metered-market households Saturday night: “Saturday Night Live” (5.0/12 in metered-market households) hosted by Russell Brand with musical guest Chris Brown, dominated its time period with the #1 rating of the night ahead of all primetime telecasts on ABC, CBS, NBC or Fox. 

In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, “Saturday Night Live” averaged a 3.0 rating, 13 share in adults 18-49, making it the #1 non-sports telecast of the night, ahead of all primetime entertainment programs on ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox.

NOTE: All ratings are “live plus same day” from Nielsen Media Research unless otherwise indicated. 

(source: NBC)