This week’s new episode of Saturday Night Live with Justin Bieber doing double duty as host and musical guest averaged a 2.7 adults 18-49 rating in the 25 markets with local people meters, down 4 percent from a 2.8 for the last new episode on January 26.
via press notes:
In Late-Night Metered-Market Household Averages for Saturday night:
“Saturday Night Live,” with host and musical guest Justin Bieber
> (4.9/12 in metered-market households), dominated its time period.
> “SNL” scored the #1 rating of the night among ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox in
> metered-market households, topping all primetime telecasts on those
> * In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, last night’s
> “Saturday Night Live” averaged a 2.7 rating, 12 share in adults 18-49.
> “SNL” delivered the top rating of the night among ABC, CBS, NBC and
> Fox in the Local People Meters, more than doubling all primetime
> programming on those networks in 18-49.
> Saturday Primetime Results:
> * At 8 p.m. ET, “American Ninja Warrior” (0.7/2 in 18-49, 2.3
> million viewers overall) matched NBC’s highest 18-49 rating in the
> time period since the January 5 Vikings-Packers NFL Wild Card playoff
> game. Excluding that coverage, “American Ninja Warrior” matched NBC’s
> top rating in the hour since the December 1 airing of “It’s a
> Wonderful Life.” “American Ninja Warrior” is currently tied for #2
> for the hour among ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox in adults 18-49 and is #2
> outright among those networks in adults 18-34, men 18-34 and men
> * At 9 p.m. ET, an encore telecast of “Chicago Fire” earned a
> 0.4/1 in 18-49 and 2.2 million viewers overall. From its first
> half-hour to its second, “Chicago Fire” grew by a tenth of a rating
> point in adults 18-49 (to a 0.5 from a 0.4) and by 16 percent in total
> viewers (2.4 million vs. 2.1 million).
> * At 10 p.m. ET, a rebroadcast of “Saturday Night Live,” with host
> Adam Levine and musical guest Kendrick Lamar (0.8/3 in 18-49, 2.4
> million viewers overall), doubled its 18-49 lead-in to equal NBC’s
> highest non-sports 18-49 rating in the time period since December 22.
> The “SNL” encore grew from its first half-hour to its second by 29
> percent in adults 18-49 (to a 0.9 rating from a 0.7), 22 percent in
> adults 25-54 (1.1 vs. 0.9) and 11 percent in total viewers (2.5
> million vs. 2.3 million).
> NOTE: All ratings are “live plus same day” from Nielsen Media Research
> unless otherwise indicated.