As usual, Saturday Night Live still ranks at the top contender in television on Saturday nights.
They kicked off their new season with guest-host Alec Baldwin and musical guest Radiohead.
NBC released a statement, congratulating themselves, that reads:
In late-night metered-market households Saturday night:
Saturday Night Live (5.0/13 in metered-market households), hosted by Alec Baldwin with musical guest Radiohead, dominated its time period, delivering the #1 rating of the night ahead of all primetime telecasts on ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox.
In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, Saturday Night Live averaged a 2.6 rating, 12 share in adults 18-49, making it the #1 telecast of the night ahead of all primetime programs on CBS, NBC or Fox.
We can't wait to watch this season! Like we reported over the weekend, they're getting political again, and let's be honest, that's when they're at their best!
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