or


[03/15/17 - 09:02 AM]
"SNL" Is Saturday's #1 Telecast, Up 20% vs. the Show's March Average Last Year
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, March 11.

[via press release from NBC]

"SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE" IS THE #1 SHOW OF THE NIGHT, JUMPS +20% VERSUS LAST MARCH'S AVERAGE FOR ORIGINALS IN METERED-MARKET HOUSEHOLDS

In Late-Night Metered-Market Ratings for Saturday Night:

· The March 11 telecast of "Saturday Night Live," hosted by Scarlett Johansson and featuring musical guest Lorde, scored a 4.8 rating, 13 share in "live plus same day" household results from the 56 local markets metered by Nielsen Media Research and a 2.2/12 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

· Versus what "Saturday Night Live" averaged with originals for the month of March last year, the March 11 telecast is up +20% in meter-market households (4.8 vs. 4.0) and up +16% in 18-49 in the local people meters (2.2 vs. 1.9 for the month of March 2016).

· The 4.8 rating in households beats results for the final 10 "Saturday Night Live" originals from last season, while the 2.2 in 18-49 in the local people meters tops last season's final nine first-runs.

· The March 11 "Saturday Night Live" was the #1 telecast of the night on the broadcast networks in both metered-market households and in 18-49 in the local people meters, outrating every Saturday primetime telecast on those nets in both categories.

· Note that "SNL" adds significant viewership via time-shifting, with originals so far this season growing by +59% in 18-49 and +3.405 million persons or +45% in total viewers nationally going from "live plus same day" Nielsens to "live plus seven day" figures. In L+SD, "SNL" this season has averaged a 2.24 rating in 18-49 nationally and 7.617 million viewers overall, and in L+7, "SNL" grew to a 3.57 in 18-49 and 11.022 million viewers.

· Versus the same point last season, "SNL" originals are up +21% in 18-49 nationally (3.57 vs. 2.94) and +2.253 million persons or +26% in total viewers (11.022 million vs. 8.769 million).

· The average 11.022 million viewers in L+7 makes this the show's most-watched season at this point in 24 years (versus prior seasons' original telecasts through comparable dates), best since 1992-93 (12.903 million for that season's first 13 originals).

· The 3.57 average in L+7 adults 18-49 rating nationally average is the show's best performances in the demo at this point since 2008-09 (4.11 for that season's first 16 originals).

Saturday Primetime Ratings:

Note: The NBC station in Raleigh carried college basketball.

A encore telecast of "The Voice" (0.5/2 in 18-49, 3.0 million viewers overall from 8-9 p.m. ET):

· Wins the time period among ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox in total viewers.

· Also ranks #1 among those networks in adults 25-54 and ties for #1 in adults 18-34.

A rebroadcast of "Taken" (0.4/1 in 18-49, 2.1 million viewers overall from 9-10 p.m. ET):

· Ties for #2 among the Big 4 networks in the timeslot in adults 18-34.

"SNL Vintage" (0.6/2 in 18-49, 2.4 million viewers overall from 10-11 p.m. ET, with an encore of the Jan. 9, 1999 telecast of "Saturday Night Live" with host Bill Paxton and musical guest Beck):

· Ties for #1 in the timeslot among ABC, CBS and NBC in men 25-54 and women 18-34.

· Ranks #2 among those nets in total viewers.

· Despite the 10 p.m. hour, grows +17% from its first half-hour to its second in adult 18-49 rating (0.6 to 0.7) and +29% in adults 25-54 (0.7 to 0.9).

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





  [march 2017]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
   


· SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (NBC)
· TAKEN (NBC)
· VOICE, THE (NBC)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[10/20/17 - 09:42 AM]
Live + 3 Day Ratings: ABC's "Good Doctor" Tops CBS' "NCIS" and NBC's "This Is Us" as the Season's Most-Watched Drama
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of October 9-15.

[10/20/17 - 08:42 AM]
"Will & Grace" Is the #1 Entertainment Show of the Night in 18-49 and Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 19.

[10/20/17 - 08:15 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Thursday Night Football" Keeps CBS on Top
The Eye claims top honors in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/20/17 - 06:50 AM]
"Thursday Night Football" on CBS and NFL Network Scores Another Ratings Increase, Up +5%
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, October 19.

[10/19/17 - 12:50 PM]
"2017 CMT Artists of the Year" Special Soars to New Ratings Highs and Ranks as Most Watched in Event History
CMT spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 18.

[10/19/17 - 09:47 AM]
Discovery Channel's "Gold Rush" Finds Ratings Gold with Season 8 Premiere
Discovery further spins the numbers for Friday, October 13.

[10/19/17 - 08:13 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "Empire" Hold Off the Demo Competition
The network's flagship drama is down week-to-week among adults 18-49.

[10/18/17 - 08:11 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "This Is Us" Keeps NBC on Top
The Peacock's top drama is up year-to-year among adults 18-49.

[10/17/17 - 01:54 PM]
2017 ALCS on FOX & FS1 Averaging 5,815,000 Viewers, Off to Best Start Since 2013
FOX Sports spins the numbers for its ALCS coverage to date.

[10/17/17 - 12:31 PM]
"Nightline" Wins in Total Viewers for Third Week in a Row This Season
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of October 9-13.

[10/17/17 - 11:53 AM]
"The Gifted" Marks Television's Highest-Rated Fall Debut in Monday 9PM Time Period in Live + 7 Day Ratings in Three Years
FOX further spins the numbers for the week of October 2-8.

[10/17/17 - 11:18 AM]
ABC Claims 8 of the Week's Top 20 Entertainment Shows in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of October 9-15.

[10/17/17 - 11:06 AM]
"The Late Show" Wins Late Night for the Third Straight Week to Start the Season
CBS spins the late-night numbers for the week of October 9-13.

[10/17/17 - 10:49 AM]
CBS Wins in Viewers for the Third Consecutive Week
CBS spins the numbers for the week of October 9-15.

[10/17/17 - 09:38 AM]
With "SNF" #1 Overall & "This Is Us," "Voice" & "Will & Grace" Ranking as 4 of the Top 10 Entertainment Shows, NBC Wins Week of Oct. 9-15
NBC spins the numbers for the week of October 9-15.