'Saturday Night Live' w/ Ed Helms & Paul Simon Scores Preliminary 2.9 Adults 18-49 Rating

Categories: Late Night TV Ratings

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May 16th, 2011

In the preliminary ratings Saturday Night Live hosted by Ed Helms with musical guest Paul Simon scored a 2.9 adults 18-49 rating in the 25 markets with Local People Meters.

That's about  average for an original SNL episode this season, though it was the best 18-49 in the Local People Meter markets since March.  As is typical with new SNL episodes, it was the top-rated program on the broadcast networks for the night

via NBC press note:

In late-night metered-market households Saturday night:

  • Saturday Night Live" (4.9/12 in metered-market households), hosted by Ed Helms with musical guest Paul Simon, dominated its time period.  "SNL" was the #1 telecast of the night in metered-market households ahead of all primetime programming on ABC, CBS, NBC or Fox.

 

  • In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, “Saturday Night Live” averaged a 2.9 rating, 12 share in adults 18-49, making it the #1 telecast of the night ahead of all primetime programs on ABC, CBS, NBC or Fox.  This is the highest "SNL" rating in the Local People Meters since March 12.
 
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