[10/01/12 - 06:10 AM]
Rebroadcast of "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" Captures Its Best Saturday 18-49 Rating Since July 21
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, September 29.

[via press release from NBC]

Saturday Primetime Results:

· At 8 p.m. ET, an encore telecast of "Revolution" averaged a 0.5/2 in 18-49 and 2.6 million viewers overall. From its first half-hour to its second, the "Revolution" rebroadcast grew by a tenth of a rating point in 18-49 (to a 0.6 from a 0.5).

· From 9-11 p.m. ET, a rebroadcast of "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" delivered a 0.8/3 in 18-49 and 4.0 million viewers overall, capturing "SVU's" best Saturday 18-49 rating since July 21 and biggest overall audience for a Saturday encore since May 19. From its first half-hour to its fourth, "SVU" grew by 67 percent in adults 18-49 (to a 1.0 rating from a 0.6), 56 percent in adults 25-54 (1.4 vs. 0.9) and 45 percent or more than 1.4 million persons in total viewers (4.7 million vs. 3.3).

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

· An encore telecast of "Saturday Night Live," with host Mick Jagger and musical guests Mick Jagger featuring Arcade Fire, Foo Fighters & Jeff Beck (3.6/9 in metered-market households), dominated its time period. This is the highest metered-market rating for an "SNL" rebroadcast since March 24 (with a telecast hosted by Anna Faris with musical guest Drake). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, the "Saturday Night Live" rebroadcast averaged a 1.8 rating, 8 share in adults 18-49. The 1.8 matches the high for an "SNL" encore since March 31 (with an edition hosted by Katy Perry with musical guest Robyn).

· "Saturday Night Live" was the #1 telecast of the night on ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox in the Local People Meters, outscoring all primetime programs on those networks.

NOTE: All ratings are "live plus same day" from Nielsen Media Research unless otherwise indicated.

  [october 2012]  


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