Lady Gaga-Hosted SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE on Par with Miley Cyrus Episode in Adults 18-49
"Saturday Night Live," with host and musical guest Lady Gaga, averaged a 4.9/12 in household results in Nielsen's 56 metered markets and a 2.6/12 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with Local People Meters, to match the show's highest rating in metered-market households since March 9 (with host and musical guest Justin Timberlake) and equal SNL's top 18-49 rating in the Local People Meters since Oct. 5 (with host and musical guest Miley Cyrus). Over those spans, "SNL" previously earned a 4.9 in households and a 2.6 in 18-49 on Nov. 2 (with host Kerry Washington and musical guest Eminem).
"Saturday Night Live" ranked as the #1 telecast of the night on ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox in metered-market households and 18-49 rating in the Local People Meters, outscoring all Primetime programs on those networks in both categories.
Saturday Primetime Results:
From 8-10 p.m. ET, an encore telecast of "The Voice" (0.6/2 in 18-49, 2.4 million viewers overall) ranked #1 in the time period among ABC, CBS, NBC and FOX in women 18-34 and women 18-49. From its first half-hour to its fourth, the "Voice" rebroadcast grew by 40% in adults 18-49 (to a 0.7 rating from a 0.5) and 30% in total viewers (2.7 million vs. 2.1 million).
At 10 p.m. ET, a rebroadcast of "Saturday Night Live," with host Bruce Willis and musical guest Katy Perry (0.8/2 in 18-49, 2.6 million viewers overall), equaled the show's season highs in this time period in adults 18-49 and adults 25-54 (1.0 rating) and delivered the biggest overall audience for an "SNL" encore in this hour since Oct. 12. The 10 p.m. "SNL" rebroadcast grew from its first half-hour to its second by 14% in adults 18-49 (to a 0.8 rating from a 0.7), 11% in adults 25-54 (1.0 vs. 0.9) and 25% in men 18-49 (1.0 vs. 0.8).
NOTE: All ratings are "live plus same day" from Nielsen Media Research unless otherwise indicated.