NBC's SNL: WEEKEND UPDATE Grows +42% vs Lead-In; Scores as No. 2 Show of the Night

NBC's SNL: WEEKEND UPDATE Grows +42% vs Lead-In; Scores as No. 2 Show of the Night

NBC's SNL: WEEKEND UPDATE Grows +42% vs Lead-In; Scores as No. 2 Show of the Night

The debut of SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE: WEEKEND UPDATE from 9-9:30 p.m. is currently building on its lead-in by +42% in 18-49 (with a 1.7 rating vs. a 1.2 from 8-9 p.m. for "The Wall"), pending updates. Is the #2 show of the night on the Big 4 in 18-49, behind only the 2.2 of "Big Brother.

"The Wall" from 8-9 p.m. ET: Is currently #2 in the hour among the Big 4 networks in 18-49 (1.2) and total viewers (6.2 million). Ranks #1 or tied for #1 among those nets in the slot in adults 18-34 and all key adult-male demos.

"The Night Shift" from 10-11 p.m. ET: Is currently #2 in the time period among ABC, CBS and NBC in 18-49 (0.9) and total viewers (4.5 million). Is tied for #1 among those nets in the slot in men 18-34 and men 25-54.

In Late-Night Metered Markets Thursday Night: In Nielsen's 56 metered markets, household results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 1.9/5; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.4/6; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.8/5.

In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.6/4; "Late Show," 0.5/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/3.

From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.2/4 in metered-market households and a 0.3/2 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, ratings were: "Late Night with Seth Meyers," 1.2/4 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 0.7/3, delayed by a PGA Golf report. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.3/3 in 18-49; "Late Late Show," 0.2/2, delayed by a PGA Golf report.

At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.6/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.2/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

NOTE: Primetime results are based on "fast affiliate time period" data from Nielsen Media Research. All ratings are "live plus same day" unless otherwise indicated.<


Photo by: Rosalind O'Connor/NBC

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