'Saturday Night Live' Best of This Season Special Earns Second-Highest Rating Season-to-Date

Categories: Late Night TV Ratings,Network TV Press Releases

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January 5th, 2014


This week's special clip episode of Saturday Night Live with averaged a 3.0 adults 18-49 rating in the 25 markets with local people meters.

via press release:

In Late-Night Metered-Market Household Averages for Saturday night:


  • “SNL Best of This Season" averaged a 5.6/14 in household results in Nielsen’s 56 metered markets and a 3.0/12 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with Local People Meters from midnight to 1:30 a.m. ET, making it the #1 non-sports telecast of the night on ABC, CBS and Fox in 18-49 rating in the Local People Meters, topping all primetime entertainment programming on those networks.  “SNL Best of This Season” was delayed by the overrun of NBC’s primetime NFL Wild Card playoff coverage.


  • These are the second-highest “SNL” results of the season to date, behind only the Dec. 21 edition hosted by Jimmy Fallon with musical guest Justin Timberlake (6.4/16 in metered-market households, 3.9/18 in the Local People Meters).


  • Versus an encore telecast on the same night last year, “SNL Best of This Season” is up 24% in metered-market households (5.6/14 vs. 4.5/11) and up 25% in 18-49 in the Local People Meters (3.0/.12 vs. 2.4/11).



  • josh

    wow that means around 2.5 …not bad at all

  • John Black

    Where are the soap opera ratings from 2 weeks ago? The last soap opera ratings post was December 20th.

  • Oneisbird

    The snl was great

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