VETERAN LATE NIGHT STAPLE CONTINUES TO DELIVER
An encore telecast of Saturday Night Live on NBC with host Seth MacFarlane and musical guest Frank Ocean rose to a two-year high for an SNL broadcast in the metered market households last night, with a 4.1 rating/10 share (according to Nielsen). Comparably, this was the late night staple’s highest rating for a repeat edition since November 6, 2010 (with a telecast hosted by Jane Lynch and featuring musical guest Bruno Mars). And it increased by 21 percent year-to-year.
In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, Saturday Night Live averaged a 2.0 rating/ 9 share in adults 18-49, its top rating in the Local People Meters with a rebroadcast in eight months (since February 25, with an episode hosted by Charlie Day and featuring musical guest Maroon 5). Comparably, that was up by 11 percent from the year-ago evening.