Saturday Night Live hosted by Steve Buscemi with musical guest The Black Keys averaged a 2.7 rating with adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with Local People Meters. That's down a tenth of a point from its last original episode, and a tenth under the SNL season high.
In the preliminary metered-market ratings last night's SNL averaged a 4.8 household rating /11 share.
via NBC press note:
In late-night metered-market households Saturday night:
“Saturday Night Live,” with host Steve Buscemi and musical guest The Black Keys (4.8/11 in metered-market households) dominated its time period, delivering the #1 rating of the night in metered-market households ahead of all primetime telecasts on ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox. "SNL" delivered its highest metered-market household rating since November 5 (with host Charlie Day and musical guest Maroon 5).
In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, “Saturday Night Live” averaged a 2.7 rating, 11 share in adults 18-49, making it the #1 telecast of the night in the Local People Meters, topping all primetime programming on ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox.