This week’s encore episode of Saturday Night Live with host Michael Keaton and musical guest Guest Carly Rae Jepsen averaged a 1.0 adults 18-49 rating in the 25 markets with local people meters, even with last week’s encore with host Scarlett Johansson and Musical Guest Wiz Khalifa.
via NBC press notes
In Late-Night Metered-Market Household Averages for Saturday Night:
An encore telecast of “Saturday Night Live,” with host Michael Keaton and musical guest Carly Rae Jepsen, 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, matching the show’s highest 18-49 rating in the local people meters in nine weeks (since June 20, with host and musical guest Blake Shelton, 1.1/6).
· Over that span, “SNL” also earned a 1.0 rating in 18-49 last week (with host Scarlett Johansson and musical guest Wiz Khalifa) and on July 18 (with host Kevin Hart and musical guest Sia).
· In metered-market households, last night’s 2.4 is the show’s highest rating since the July 18 telecast (2.4/7).
· Last night’s “SNL” was the #1 program of the night on the Big 4 networks in 18-49 in the Local People Meters, beating all the night’s primetime programming on those networks. Versus the same night last year, “SNL” was up +4% in 18-49 (2.4 vs. 2.3) and up +11% in 18-49 in the Local People Meters (1.0 vs. 0.9).
· Note that “SNL” adds significant viewership via time-shifting, with originals this 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).