Louis C.K.-Hosted SNL Rebroadcast is Highest Rated Encore Episode in 4 Years
In Late-Night Metered-Market Household Averages for Saturday night:
An encore telecast of "Saturday Night Live" (5.3 rating, 11 share in metered-market households) with host Louis C.K. and musical guest fun, dominated its time period with the highest "SNL" average for an encore in four years, since the October 11, 2008 rebroadcast hosted by Michael Phelps with musical guest Lil Wayne (5.5/13).
Note that NBC carried the highly rated Vikings-Packers NFL Wild Card Playoff Game in primetime.
In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Saturday Night Live" averaged a 2.8 rating, 11 share in adults 18-49, its highest 18-49 rating in the Local People Meters for an encore in four years, since November 8, 2008 (with host James Franco and musical guest Kings of Leon, 2.9/18).
NOTE: All ratings are "live plus same day" from Nielsen Media Research unless otherwise indicated.
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