Saturday NBC #2 w/ "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" and 'SNL' winner


At 8 p.m. ET, “Persons Unknown” averaged a 0.5/2 in 18-49 and 1.7 million viewers overall.

At 9 p.m. ET, an encore telecast of “Law & Order: Criminal Intent” averaged a 0.6/2 in 18-49 and 3.0 million viewers overall.

At 10 p.m. ET, “Law & Order: Criminal Intent” (0.8/3 in 18-49, 3.8 million viewers overall) ranked #2 in the time period in most key categories and tied for #1 among the major networks in adults 18-34 and men 18-34 (pending updates).

In late-night metered-market households Saturday night:

An encore telecast of “Saturday Night Live” (3.2/8 in metered-market households), hosted by Joseph Gordon-Levitt and featuring musical guest the Dave Matthews Band, dominated its time period.

In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, the July 17 edition of “Saturday Night Live” averaged a 1.7 rating, 8 share in adults 18-49 and was the #1 show of the night on any major network in the Local People Meters.

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

(source: NBC)