Posted: 02/12/2015 06:31:56 PM
Air Date: 02/15/2015 Sunday Start Time: 08:00:00 PM [ET]
Show Name: NBC SPECIALS Duration: 03:30:00
Message: SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE 40TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL now airs 8-11:30pm ET (previously 8-11pm ET). Please see updated format tab. Contingencies have been updated on this day to reflect this booking and add standby episodes.
News departments hoping to get a great lead-in to a Feb Sweeps late newscast now will lose this in the average most data users seem to select. Good RD's can add such an "L" newscast into a multi-PAV average, a feature I've found very valuable in my VSWAGs.
Having updated my clients, I see the Encore airing of this special is scheduled for Friday, the 20th. I'm going to guess they will extend that to 11:30pm as well, thus taking one day out of the 20 days of M-F late night numbers used in the PAVs.