Saturday Night Live hosted by Russell Brand with musical guest Chris Brown averaged a preliminary 2.0 rating with adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with Local People Meters. That's down 33% from the (2/12/11) original airing's 3.0 rating.
via NBC press note:
In late-night metered-market households Saturday night:
An encore telecast of “Saturday Night Live" (3.8/9 in metered-market households), hosted by Russell Brand with musical guest Chris Brown, dominated its time period.
In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, “Saturday Night Live” averaged a 2.0 rating, 9 share in adults 18-49, making it the #1 non-sports telecast of the night, outscoring all primetime entertainment programs on ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox.
“Saturday Night Live” matched its results for the same night last year in both metered-market households and in adult 18-49 rating in the 25 Local People Meter markets.