[12/10/12 - 06:28 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Scores the #1 Rating of the Night in Metered-Market Households
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, December 8.

[via press release from NBC]

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

* "Saturday Night Live," with host Jamie Foxx and musical guest Ne-Yo, (4.6/11 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, last night's "Saturday Night Live" averaged a 2.6 rating, 11 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.

Saturday Primetime Results:

* From 8-10 p.m. ET, "The American Giving Awards" averaged a 0.3/1 in 18-49 and 1.6 million viewers overall. And at 10 p.m. ET, a rebroadcast of "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" delivered a 0.6/2 in 18-49 and 3.0 million viewers overall. "SVU" grew from its first half-hour to its second by 40 percent in adults 18-49 (to a 0.7 rating from a 0.5), 29 percent in adults 25-54 (0.9 vs. 0.7) and 25 percent in total viewers (3.3 million vs. 2.6 million).

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

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