'Saturday Night Live' With Melisssa McCarthy and Phoenix Delivers Average Ratings

Categories: Broadcast TV,Late Night TV Ratings

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April 7th, 2013

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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:

In Late-Night Metered-Market Household Averages for Saturday night:
  • "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.
  • joel

    Yeah, weak material, below average episode. There were a couple of bright spots but I feel sorry for people who think it was great.

  • glen

    A 2.7 rating! That’s still alot higher than your average NBC prime time show.

  • networkman

    Melissa is funny. She did the best with the material given to her.

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