In late-night metered-market households Saturday night:
An encore telecast of “Saturday Night Live” (3.5/8 in metered-market households, Boston and Hartford currently excluded), hosted by Ben Stiller with musical guest Foster the People, dominated the time period.
In the 25 markets with Local People Meters (Boston currently excluded), “Saturday Night Live” averaged a 1.8 rating, 8 share in adults 18-49. The “SNL” encore was the #1 non-sports telecast of the night in the Local People Meters ahead of all primetime entertainment telecasts on ABC, CBS, NBC or Fox
Saturday Primetime Results (fast-affiliate results include some preemptions for local weather coverage on the East Coast):
At 8 p.m. ET, an encore telecast of “Chuck” averaged a 0.3/1 in 18-49 and 1.9 million viewers overall.
At 9 p.m. ET, a rebroadcast of “Grimm” delivered a 0.4/1 in 18-49 and 2.2 million viewers overall. The “Grimm” encore built from its first half-hour to its second by 25 percent in 18-49 rating (to a 0.5 from a 0.4).
At 10 p.m. ET, an encore telecast of “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” (0.8/3 in 18-49, 3.8 million viewers overall) built on its lead-in by 100 percent in 18-49 rating and 72 percent in total viewers. From its first half-hour to its second, the “SVU” rebroadcast grew in nearly all key ratings categories, including increases of 29 percent in 18-49 rating (to a 0.9 from a 0.7) and 28 percent in total viewers (to 4.3 million from 3.4 million).
NOTE: All ratings are “live plus same day” from Nielsen Media Research unless otherwise indicated.