SNL Hits Three-Month High with Adam Levine as Host

SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE with host Adam Levine and musical guest Kendrick Lamar (5.0/12 in metered-market households), dominated its time period. SNL scored the #1 rating of the night among ABC, CBS, NBC and FOX in metered-market households, topping all primetime telecasts on those networks.

In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, SNL averaged a 2.8 rating, 12 share in adults 18-49. SNL delivered the top rating of the night among ABC, CBS, NBC and FOX in the Local People Meters, out-rating all primetime programming on those networks.

In the Local People Meters, Saturday Night Live matched its highest adult 18-49 rating since November 3 (with a telecast hosted by Louis C.K. with musical guest fun, 3.0).

Saturday Primetime Results:

From 8-11 p.m ET, NBC Sports' coverage of the "U.S. Figure Skating Championships" averaged a 0.5/2 in 18-49 and 3.4 million viewers overall. From its first half-hour to its sixth, the coverage grew by 25 percent in total viewers (to 3.6 million from 2.9 million).

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