MILLION SECOND QUIZ Delivers Time Slot High for NBC
At 8 p.m. ET, "The Million Second Quiz" (0.7/3 in adults 18-49, 3.0 million viewers overall) equaled NBC's highest 18-49 rating in the time period, excluding sports, in 19 months (since a "Voice" encore earned a 1.0 in The Hour on February 11, 2012).
In total viewers, The Million Second Quiz" delivered NBC's biggest overall audience in the Saturday 8-9 p.m. ET hour, excluding sports, in nine months, since December 1, 2012 ("It's a Wonderful Life").
From its first half-hour to its second, "The Million Second Quiz" grew in every key ratings category, with gains of 17% in 18-49 rating (to a 0.7 from a 0.6), 50% in adults 18-34 (0.6 vs. 0.4) and 200% in men 18-34 (0.6 vs. 0.2).
From 9-11 p.m. ET, an encore telecast of "American Ninja Warrior" (0.8/3 in 18-49, 2.7 million viewers overall) captured the show's highest 18-49 and total-viewer results among nine Saturday encores this summer.
There are NBC's top non-sports results in the time period since May 19.
In Late-Night Metered-Market Household Averages for Saturday night:
An encore telecast of "Saturday Night Live," with host and musical guest Justin Timberlake (3.1/8 in metered-market households, 1.4/7 in 18-49 in the 25 markets with Local People Meters) generated "SNL's" top household and 18-49 results in the local markets in 14 weeks (since June 8, with a rebroadcast hosted by Vince Vaughn with musical guest Miguel, the night of an NHL overrun).
NOTE: All ratings are "live plus same day" from Nielsen Media Research unless otherwise indicated.
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