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SNL with Jonah Hill is No. 1 Among Top Networks

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SNL with Jonah Hill is No. 1 Among Top Networks

"Saturday Night Live," with host Jonah Hill and musical guest Bastille, averaged a 4.8/12 in household results in Nielsen's 56 metered markets and a 2.6/11 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with Local People Meters, making it the #1 telecast of the night on the Big 4 networks in both metered-market households and 18-49 rating in the Local People Meters.

Versus the top Primetime program on the Big 4 networks last night, "SNL" was rated 37% higher in metered-market households (4.8 vs. 3.5 for CBS's "48 Hours"). In adults 18-49 in the Local People Meters, "SNL" doubled the night's #2 telecast on ABC, CBS, NBC or FOX (2.6 vs. 1.3 for "UFC on Fox").

Saturday Primetime Results:

A rebroadcast of "Saturday Night Live," with host and musical guest Drake (0.9/3 in 18-49, 2.7 million viewers overall from 10-11 p.m. ET) delivered the second-best "SNL" encore rating in this time slot so far this season in adults 18-49, trailing only the 1.0/4 scored on Dec. 21 with an episode hosted by Paul Rudd and featuring musical guest One Direction.

The 10 p.m. "Saturday Night Live" encore won the time period among ABC, CBS and NBC in adults 18-49, adults, men and women 18-34 and other key demos. From its first half-hour to its second, the 10 p.m. "SNL" rebroadcast grew or held steady in every key measure, including gains of 13% in adults 18-49 (to a 0.9 rating from a 0.8), 17% in adults 18-34 (0.7 vs. 0.6) and 50% in men 18-34 (0.9 vs. 0.6).

The NBC Special "Shaun White: Russia Calling" (0.4/1 in 18-49, 2.1 million viewers overall from 8-10 p.m. ET) grew from its first half-hour to its second by 0.1 of a rating point or 25% in adults 18-49 (to a 0.5 from a 0.4). In the time slot, "Shaun White: Russia Calling" ranked #2 or tied for #2 among the Big 4 nets in adults, men and women 18-34.

At 9 p.m., an encore telecast of "The Blacklist" (0.4/1 in 18-49, 1.9 million viewers overall) retained its full lead-in in adults 18-49.

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

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