This week's episode of Saturday Night Live hosted by Louis CK with musical guest fun averaged a 3.0 rating with adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters up 3% from a 2.9 adults 18-49 rating for the last original episode.
via press notes:
In Late-Night Metered-Market Household Averages for Saturday night
> (with the New York market excluded):
> * "Saturday Night Live," with host Louis C.K. and musical guest
> fun, averaged a 5.0/12 in metered-market households, matching the
> show's second-highest overnights so far this season.
> * In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Saturday Night
> Live" averaged a 3.0 rating, 13 share in adults 18-49, scoring "SNL's"
> top rating in the Local People Meters since September 22 (with an
> episode hosted by Joseph Gordon-Levitt with musical guest Mumford &
> Sons) and matching the show's top LPM result since May 12 (with a
> telecast hosted by Will Ferrell with musical guest Usher).
> * In the Local People Meters, "SNL" was the #1 show of the night
> on ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox, topping all primetime programs on those
> * Versus the same night last year, "SNL" was up 2 percent in
> metered-market households (5.0 vs. 4.9) and up 7 percent in the Local
> People Meters (3.0 vs. 2.8).
> * In national ratings so far this season, original telecasts of
> "Saturday Night Live" are up versus one year ago by 7 percent in 18-49
> rating (with a 3.1 vs. a 2.9, "most current") and up 5 percent in
> total viewers (7.8 million vs. 7.5 million).