This week's episode of Saturday Night Live hosted by Melissa McCarthy with musical guest Phoenix and averaged a 2.7 adults 18-49 rating in the 25 markets with local people meters, down 27 percent from the 3.7 that the most recent new episode (with host Justin Timberlake) earned.
via press notes:
- "Saturday Night Live," with host Melissa McCarthy and musical guest Phoenix, averaged a 4.8/12 in metered-market households. "SNL" scored the #1 non-sports rating of the night among ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox in metered-market households, topping all primetime entertainment telecasts on those networks.
- In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, last night's “Saturday Night Live” averaged a 2.7 rating, 12 share in adults 18-49. "SNL" delivered the top non-sports rating of the night among ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox in the Local People Meters, out-rating all primetime entertainment programming on those networks.