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SNL Encore with Paul Rudd Takes Saturday Night in Adults 18-49

An encore telecast of "Saturday Night Live," with host Paul Rudd and musical guest One Direction, averaged a 3.2/8 in household results in Nielsen's 56 metered markets and a 1.5/7 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with Local People Meters, making it the #1 telecast of the night on ABC, CBS, NBC and FOX in 18-49 rating in the Local People Meters, topping all Primetime programming on those networks.

Saturday Primetime Results:

From 8-9 p.m. ET, "WWE Tribute to the Troops" (0.6/2 in 18-49, 2.3 million viewers overall) equaled NBC's highest 18-49 rating in the time period since Nov. 9. "WWE Tribute to the Troops" ranked #2 in the slot among ABC, CBS, NBC and FOX in adults 18-49, tied for #1 in adults 18-34 and was #1 outright among those nets in men 18-49 and men 25-54.

From 9-10 p.m. ET, an encore telecast of "The Blacklist" averaged a 0.4/1 in 18-49 and 1.9 million viewers overall.

A rebroadcast of "Saturday Night Live," with host Jimmy Fallon and musical guest Justin Timberlake (0.8/3 in 18-49, 2.9 million viewers overall from 10-11 p.m. ET) finished within a tenth of a rating point of the slot lead among ABC, CBS and NBC in adults 18-49,tied for #1 in adults and men 18-34 and was #1 outright among those nets in men 18-49. From its first half-hour to its second, the 10 p.m. "SNL" rebroadcast grew in every key measure, including gains of 43% in adults 18-49 (to a 1.0 rating from a 0.7) and 30% in adults 25-54 (1.3 vs. 1.0).

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


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