‘Saturday Night Live’ With Justin Timberlake is Top Episode Among Adults 18-49 Since January, 2012

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This week’s episode of Saturday Night Live with Justin Timberlake averaged a 3.7  adults 18-49 rating in the 25 markets with local people meters, up 32 percent from the 2.8 that last week’s new episode (with host Kevin Hart) earned.

via press notes:

In Late-Night Metered-Market Household Averages for Saturday night:
Saturday Night Live," with host and musical guest Justin
> Timberlake, averaged a 5.9/15 in metered-market households, the show's
> top overnights in 14 months, since January 7, 2012 (with host Charles
> Barkley and musical guest Kelly Clarkson on the night of a primetime
> NFL playoff game). "SNL" scored the #1 rating of the night among ABC,
> CBS, NBC and Fox in metered-market households, topping all primetime
> telecasts on those networks. 
> 
> * In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, last night's
> "Saturday Night Live" averaged a 3.7 rating, 18 share in adults 18-49,
> the show's highest result in the LPMs since January 7, 2012. "SNL"
> delivered the top rating of the night among ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox in
> the Local People Meters, more than tripling the result of each
> primetime program on those networks. 
> 
> * Versus the same night last year, "SNL" is up 37 percent in
> metered-market households (with a 5.9 rating vs. a 4.3) and up 42
> percent in 18-49 rating in the 25 Local People Meter markets (3.7 vs.
> 2.6). Last night's telecast featured appearances by Dan Aykroyd, Alec
> Baldwin, Candice Bergen, Chevy Chase, Tom Hanks, Steve Martin, Martin
> Short and Paul Simon.
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