This week’s encore episode of Saturday Night Live with host Louis CK and Musial guest Rihanna averaged a 1.0 adults 18-49 rating in the 25 markets with local people meters, down from last week’s encore with Chris Rock and Musical Guest Prince, which averaged a 1.1 adults 18-49 rating in the 25 markets with local people meters.
via NBC press notes
In Late-Night Metered-Market Results for Saturday Night:
An encore “Saturday Night Live,” with host Louis C.K. and musical guest Rihanna, averaged a 2.4 rating, 6 share in household results in Nielsen’s 56 metered markets and a 1.0/5 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters. It’s “SNL’s” second-highest 18-49 rating in the local people meters in 14 weeks.
Excluding last week’s 1.1 for a rebroadcast hosted by Chris Rock with musical guest Prince, it was the top 18-49 rating for “Saturday Night Live” in the local people meters since June 20 (with host and musical guest Blake Shelton, 1.1).
Note that “SNL” adds significant viewership via time-shifting, with originals last season growing by an average of +44% going from “live plus same day ratings” to “live plus seven day” in adults 18-49 (from a 1.84 rating to a 2.65).