©2015/Mary Ellen Matthews/NBC
©2015/Mary Ellen Matthews/NBC

This week’s encore episode of Saturday Night Live with host Scarlett Johansson and musical guest Wiz Khalifa averaged 1.0 adults 18-49 rating in the 25 markets with local people meters, up from last week’s encore  with host Jim Carrey and Musical Guest Iggy Azalea which earned a 0.8 adults 18-49 rating. 

via NBC press notes

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


An encore telecast of “Saturday Night Live,” with host Scarlett Johansson and musical guest Wiz Khalifa, averaged a 2.3 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 eight 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 on July 18 (with host Kevin Hart and musical guest Sia).  In metered-market households, last night’s 2.3 is the show’s highest rating since that same 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.


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).



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