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What follows are the fast affiliate results for Saturday, October 7 broken out by network and by each half-hour. Keep in mind, of course, that results for any live sporting event are always approximate.

-Total Viewers:

ABC: 5.15 million, CBS: 5.09, NBC: 2.20, Fox: 1.23

-Adults 18-49:
ABC: 1.6 rating/6 share, CBS: 0.9/ 4, NBC: 0.4/ 2, Fox: 0.4/ 1

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Note:
Program results for CBS are approximate due to College Football bleeding into primetime in some markets.

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8:00 p.m.

ABC – College Football: Florida State at Miami
Viewers: 3.40 million (#2), A18-49: 1.0/ 4 (#2)

CBS – NCIS (R) – College Football is included in the half hour average
Viewers: 8.65 (#1) million (#2), A18-49: 2.2/ 9 (#1)

NBC – NASCAR
Viewers: 1.98 million (#3), A18-49: 0.4/ 1 (#4)

Fox – College Football: Washington at Oregon
Viewers: 1.45 million (#4), A18-49: 0.5/ 2 (#3)

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8:30 p.m.

ABC – College Football: Florida State at Miami
Viewers: 5.45 million (#1), A18-49: 1.7/ 7 (#1)

CBS – NCIS (R) – College Football is included in the half hour average
Viewers: 4.14 (#2) million (#2), A18-49: 0.7/ 3 (#2)

NBC – NASCAR
Viewers: 2.22 million (#3), A18-49: 0.4/ 2 (#3t)

Fox – College Football: Washington at Oregon
Viewers: 1.25 million (#4), A18-49: 0.4/ 2 (#3t)

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9:00 p.m.

ABC – College Football: Florida State at Miami
Viewers: 5.57 million (#1), A18-49: 1.8/ 7 (#1)

CBS – NCIS: New Orleans (R)
Viewers: 4.50 (#2) million (#2), A18-49: 0.7/ 3 (#2)

NBC – NASCAR
Viewers: 2.47 million (#3), A18-49: 0.5/ 2 (#3)

Fox – College Football: Washington at Oregon
Viewers: 1.14 million (#4), A18-49: 0.3/ 1 (#4)

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9:30 p.m.

ABC – College Football: Florida State at Miami
Viewers: 5.55 million (#1), A18-49: 1.8/ 7 (#1)

CBS – NCIS: New Orleans (R)
Viewers: 4.43 (#2) million (#2), A18-49: 0.7/ 3 (#2)

NBC – NASCAR
Viewers: 2.55 million (#3), A18-49: 0.5/ 2 (#3)

Fox – College Football: Washington at Oregon
Viewers: 1.01 million (#4), A18-49: 0.3/ 1 (#4)

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10:00 p.m.

ABC – College Football: Florida State at Miami
Viewers: 5.00 million (#1), A18-49: 1.7/ 6 (#1)

CBS – 48 Hours
Viewers: 4.81 (#2) million (#2), A18-49: 0.7/ 3 (#2)

NBC – NASCAR
Viewers: 2.03 million (#3), A18-49: 0.5/ 2 (#3)

Fox – College Football: Washington at Oregon
Viewers: 1.36 million (#4), A18-49: 0.4/ 1 (#4)

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10:30 p.m.

ABC – College Football: Florida State at Miami
Viewers: 5.90 million (#1), A18-49: 2.0/ 8 (#1)

CBS – 48 Hours
Viewers: 4.05 (#2) million (#2), A18-49: 0.6/ 2 (#2)

NBC – NASCAR
Viewers: 1.94 million (#3), A18-49: 0.5/ 2 (#3)

Fox – College Football: Washington at Oregon
Viewers: 1.17 million (#4), A18-49: 0.3/ 1 (#4)

Source: Nielsen Media Research

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  1. FROM NBC

    “SNL” EQUALS ITS HIGHEST WEEK 2 RATING IN EIGHT YEARS IN PRELIM METERED-MARKET HOUSEHOLD RATINGS

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

    · The Oct. 8 edition of “Saturday Night Live” is currently equaling the show’s highest Week 2 rating in eight years in Nielsen’s metered markets.

    · Last night’s “Saturday Night Live,” with host Lin-Manuel Miranda and musical guest Twenty One Pilots, is currently scoring a 5.2 rating, 13 share in “live plus same day” household results from the local markets metered by Nielsen Media Research and a 2.4/12 in adults 18-49 in the markets with local people meters. Note that averages currently exclude Charlotte, Orlando, Jacksonville, Norfolk, Raleigh-Durham and West Palm Beach.

    · With a telecast featuring appearances by Alec Baldwin, Jimmy Fallon and Tina Fey, last night’s “Saturday Night Live” equaled the show’s highest Week 2 household rating in the metered markets since the Sept. 20, 2008 edition, hosted by James Franco with musical guest Kings of Leon, which scored a 5.7 rating. Last night’s 5.2 was equaled over that span by the Oct. 1, 2011 Week 2 telecast hosted by Melissa McCarthy with musical guest Lady Antebellum.

    · In adult 18-49 results in the 25 markets with local people meters, last night’s 2.4 for “Saturday Night Live” was the show’s highest Week 2 rating since Oct. 5, 2013 (2.7 with host and musical guest Miley Cyrus).

    · Last night’s telecast is currently up +24% from the show’s October 2015 average for original telecasts in metered-market households (5.2 vs. 4.2) and +20% in 18-49 in the local people meters (2.4 vs. 2.0 for October 2015).

    · The show’s Oct. 1 season premiere, hosted by Margot Robbie and featuring musical guest The Weeknd as well as the first appearance by Alec Baldwin as Donald Trump, averaged a 5.8 rating, 15 share in metered-market households and a 2.7 rating, 14 share in 18-49 in the local people meters.

    · National ratings, including viewer totals, for last night’s “Saturday Night Live” are due from Nielsen on Tuesday.

    · Note that “SNL” adds significant viewership via time-shifting, with last week’s season premiere growing by +3.491 million viewers overall going from “live plus same day” to “live plus three day” official-national Nielsens (8.297 million to 11.788 million) and by +56% in national adult 18-49 rating (2.34 to 3.64).

    · The L+3 viewer total of 11.788 million for the Oct. 1 debut telecast made it the most-watched “SNL” season premiere in 22 years, since the Sept. 24, 1994 opener hosted by Steve Martin with musical guest Eric Clapton (12.201 million).