In late-night metered-market households Saturday night SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE, hosted by Jennifer Lopez, dominated its time period with a 6.3/15 in metered-market households. SNL is the #1 non-sports program of the night in the metered markets, topping all primetime telecasts on all the major networks excluding NBC’s coverage of the Olympics.
It’s the #2 SNL rating of the season, behind only the 7.7/19 on January 9 with a telecast hosted by Charles Barkley and featuring musical guest Alicia Keys. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, SNL averaged a 3.6 rating in adults 18-49, also #2 for the season behind the 5.0 for January 9.
Versus its season average (4.6 in metered-market households), SNL is up 37 percent. Note that the season average includes “live only” figures prior to January 7
(source: information provided by NBC).