via press release:
LADY GAGA-HOSTED ‘SNL’ DRAWS THE SHOW’S HIGHEST HOUSEHOLD RATING SINCE MARCH 9 AND STRONGEST 18-49 AND TOTAL-VIEWER RESULTS SINCE OCT. 5
‘SNL’ Tops All Saturday Primetime Broadcasts in Households, 18-49 and Total Viewers
UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — Nov. 21, 2013 — The Nov. 16 telecast of “Saturday Night Live,” with host and musical guest Lady Gaga, generated the highest “SNL” household rating since March 9 and the show’s top figures in 18-49 and total viewers since Oct. 5.
Last week’s episode earned a 2.4 rating, 10 share in adults 18-49, 6.5 million viewers overall and a 4.3 rating in households. Those results were #1 for the night on ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox, besting every Saturday primetime program on the Big 4 networks in all three categories.
It was the highest “SNL” rating in households since March 9 (with a 5.2 for an edition hosted by Justin Timberlake, who was also musical guest). The Nov. 16 averages in 18-49 and total viewers are the show’s highest since Oct. 5 (with host and musical guest Miley Cyrus, 2.7/12 in 18-49, 6.7 million viewers overall).
Ratings reflect “live plus same day” national viewing data from Nielsen Media Research unless otherwise noted.