Sunday, August 7, 2016

UPDATED Saturday Ratings - Night 2 of the 'Rio Olympics' Continues to Lead for NBC; 'Rush Hour' & 'Boston EMS' Dip

On August 6, 2016, NBC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 5.47 rating - followed by CBS (0.30), ABC (0.27) and FOX (0.15).

Furthermore, NBC won in total viewers with 19.475 million viewers - followed by CBS (2.016), ABC (1.668) and FOX (0.581).

FOX aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - Rio Olympics was adjusted up.

NBC (5.47 Rating, 19.475 Million Viewers)
        RIO OLYMPICS (5.9)

CBS (0.30 Rating, 2.016 Million Viewers)
        RUSH HOUR (0.2, -0.1)
        CRIMINAL MINDS: BEYOND BORDERS (0.3) REPEAT
        48 HOURS (0.4) REPEAT

ABC (0.27 Rating, 1.668 Million Viewers)
        LAST MAN STANDING (0.2) REPEAT
        DR. KEN (0.2) REPEAT
        20/20: IN AN INSTANT (0.3) REPEAT
        BOSTON EMS (0.3, -0.1)

FOX (0.15 Rating, 0.581 Million Viewers)
        WAYWARD PINES (0.2) REPEAT
        WAYWARD PINES (0.1) REPEAT


                                          The Final Ratings for Saturday, August 6 

Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00.
NBC
Rio Olympics (8-11)
5.9
20.633

CBS
Rush Hour
0.2
1.674

ABC
Last Man Standing - R
0.2
1.567

FOX
Wayward Pines - R
0.2
0.605
8:30.
ABC
Dr. Ken - R
0.2
1.299
9:00.
ABC
20/20: In An Instant - R
0.3
1.841

CBS
Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders - R
0.3
1.693

FOX
Wayward Pines - R
0.1
0.535
10:00.
CBS
48 Hours - R
0.4
2.678

ABC
Boston EMS
0.3
1.766

Average Rating: 0.81
Average Viewership: 3.429


NOTE: For the 2015-16 broadcast season, a 1.0 rating in the Adults 18-49 demographic is equal to 1.2681 total million viewers. A18-49 is the rating most commonly reported and helps determine ad rates but is not the sole explanation for whether a show will be renewed or cancelled.