SNL topped Saturday primetime fare


NBCIn Late-Night Metered-Market Household Averages for Saturday night:

  • An      encore telecast of “Saturday Night Live” (3.3/8 in metered-market      households) with host Katy Perry and musical guest Robyn, dominated its      time period.  “SNL” was the night’s #1 non-sports telecast in      metered-market households, ahead of all primetime entertainment programs      on ABC, NBC and Fox.
  • In      the 25 markets with Local People Meters, “Saturday Night Live” averaged a      1.9 rating, 8 share in adults 18-49.  It’s the top Local People Meter result for an “SNL”      encore since February 23      (with host Charlie Day and musical guest Maroon 5, 2.3/10).  “SNL”      was the night’s #1 entertainment telecast in the Local People Meters,      ahead of all primetime non-sports programs on ABC, NBC and Fox.

Saturday Primetime Results:

  • At 8 p.m. ET, “Escape Routes” averaged a 0.2/1 in      18-49 and 1.1 million viewers overall.  At 9 p.m., “The      Firm” averaged a 0.3/1 in 18-49 and 2.1 million viewers      overall.  And at 10 p.m. ET, an encore of “Law & Order:      Special Victims Unit” captured a 0.7/2 in 18-49 and 3.4 million      viewers overall.  From its first half-hour to its second, “SVU” grew      in nearly all key ratings categories, including gains of 33 percent in      adults 18-49 (to a 0.8 rating from a 0.6) and 26 percent in total viewers      (3.8 million vs. 3.0 million).

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

(Source: NBC)