Saturday Night Live hosted by Russell Brand with musical guest Chris Brown averaged a preliminary 3.0 rating with adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with Local People Meters. That's down 9% from last week's 3.3 rating (Dana Carvey/Linkin Park), but about average for the 2010-11 season to date.
via NBC press note:
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.