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SNL Hits Its Second-Highest Overnights of the Season, 11/17

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

* "Saturday Night Live," with host Jeremy Renner and musical guest Maroon 5, averaged a 5.1/12 in metered-market households, the show's second-highest overnights of the season. The only higher rating so far this season was the 5.4 on October 20 with an edition hosted by Bruno Mars. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, last night's "Saturday Night Live" averaged a 2.7 rating, 12 share in adults 18-49.

* Versus the same night last year, "SNL" was up 11 percent in metered-market households (5.1 vs. 4.6).

* In national ratings so far this season, original telecasts of "Saturday Night Live" are up versus one year ago by 7 percent in 18-49 rating (with a 3.1 vs. a 2.9, "most current") and up 6 percent in total viewers (8.0 million vs. 7.5 million).

Saturday Primetime Results:

* At 8 p.m. ET, an encore telecast of "Revolution" averaged a 0.5/2 in 18-49 and 2.0 million viewers overall. It's the top "Revolution" Saturday encore since October 20 in 18-49 and since October 13 in total viewers (pending updates).

* At 9 p.m. ET, a rebroadcast of "Chicago Fire" delivered a 0.5/2 in 18-49 and 2.4 million viewers overall. From its first half-hour to its second, "Chicago Fire" grew by 10 percent in total viewers (2.5 million vs. 2.2 million).

* At 10 p.m. ET, a rebroadcast of "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (0.7/2 in 18-49, 3.3 million viewers overall) grew from its first half-hour to its second by 17 percent in adults 18-49 (to a 0.7 rating from a 0.6), 25 percent in adults 25-54 (1.0 vs. 0.8) and 21 percent in total viewers (3.6 million vs. 3.0 million).

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

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