Sunday, October 23, 2016

UPDATED Saturday Ratings - 'College Football' Leads Night for ABC; '48 Hours' Drops; 'Saturday Night Live' Hits Season High

On October 22, 2016, ABC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.70 rating - followed by FOX (0.60), CBS (0.57) and NBC (0.55).

Furthermore, ABC won in total viewers with 6.165 million viewers - followed by CBS (3.643), FOX (2.412) and NBC (2.251).




UPDATE - College Football on ABC and FOX was adjusted up.

ABC (1.70 Rating, 6.165 Million Viewers)
        COLLEGE FOOTBALL (1.8)

FOX (0.60 Rating, 2.412 Million Viewers)
        COLLEGE FOOTBALL (0.7)

CBS (0.57 Rating, 3.643 Million Viewers)
        MACGYVER (0.6) REPEAT
        NCIS (0.5) REPEAT
        48 HOURS (0.6, -0.2)

NBC (0.55 Rating, 2.251 Million Viewers)
        SUPERSTORE (0.3) REPEAT
        IDENTITY THIEF (0.6) REPEAT
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (3.0, +0.7)


                                         The Final Ratings for Saturday, October 22 

Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00.
ABC
College Football (8-11)
1.8
6.478

FOX
College Football (8-11)
0.7
2.343

CBS
MacGyver - R
0.6
3.203

NBC
Superstore - R
0.3
1.513
8:30.
NBC
Identity Thief (8:30-11) - R
0.6
2.313
9:00.
CBS
NCIS - R
0.5
3.625
10:00.
CBS
48 Hours
0.6
3.812
11:30.
NBC
Saturday Night Live (11:30-1)
3.0


Average Rating: 0.73
Average Viewership: 3.327


NOTE: For the 2016-17 broadcast season, a 1.0 rating in the Adults 18-49 demographic is equal to 1.2832 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.