[10/13/13 - 09:33 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Ranks as the #1 Telecast of the Night in 18-49 Rating in the Local People Meters, Outscoring All Primetime Programs
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, October 12.

[via press release from NBC]

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

· "Saturday Night Live," with host Bruce Willis and musical guest Katy Perry (4.3/11 in metered-market households, 2.2/10 in adults 18-49 in the Local People Meters) ranked as the #1 telecast of the night on ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox in 18-49 rating in the Local People Meters, outscoring all primetime programs on those networks. National ratings, including viewer totals, for last night's "Saturday Night Live" are due from Nielsen on Thursday, October 17.

Saturday Primetime Results:

· At 8 p.m. ET, an encore "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" averaged a 0.5/2 in adults 18-49 and 2.6 million viewers overall. "SVU" grew from half-hour to half-hour in 18-49 rating by 50% (to a 0.6 rating from a 0.4).

· At 9 p.m. ET, an encore telecast of "The Blacklist" delivered a 0.5/2 in 18-49 and 2.7 million viewers overall. "The Blacklist" encore retained 100% of its lead-in in 18-49 and built by 5% in total viewers.

· At 10 p.m. ET, a rebroadcast of "Saturday night Live," with host Tina Fey and musical guest Arcade Fire, averaged a 0.8/2 and 2.6 million viewers overall. From its first half-hour to its second, the 10 p.m. "SNL" encore grew by 14% in 18-49 rating and 4% in total viewers (2.6 million vs. 2.5 million). The "SNL" rebroadcast tied #2 in the 10 p.m. hour among ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox in adults 18-34.

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

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