This week’s encore episode of Saturday Night Live with host Woody Harrelson and musical guest Kendrick Lamar averaged a 1.0 adults 18-49 rating in the 25 markets with local people meters, up from last week’s encore with Taraji P. Henson and musical guest Mumford and Sons , which averaged a 0.9 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 Woody Harrelson and musical guest Kendrick Lamar, 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 11 weeks (since June 20, with host and musical guest Blake Shelton, 1.1/6).
· Versus the same night last year, “SNL” was up +11% in 18-49 in the Local People Meters (1.0 vs. 0.9). It’s the third week in a row “SNL” has topped the year-ago night in the LPMs.
· 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).