Sunday, October 30, 2016

UPDATED Saturday Ratings - Game 4 of 'World Series' Easily Tops Night; 'College Football' on ABC Also Strong; '48 Hours' Steady

On October 29, 2016, FOX won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 3.83 rating - followed by ABC (1.43), NBC (0.57) and CBS (0.47).

Furthermore, FOX won in total viewers with 15.056 million viewers - followed by ABC (4.653), NBC (3.289) and CBS (3.091).




UPDATE - 2016 World Series and College Football were adjusted up.

FOX (3.83 Rating, 15.056 Million Viewers)
        2016 WORLD SERIES (4.2)

ABC (1.43 Rating, 4.653 Million Viewers)
        COLLEGE FOOTBALL (1.7)

NBC (0.57 Rating, 3.289 Million Viewers)
        DATELINE NBC (0.6) REPEAT
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (0.6) REPEAT

CBS (0.47 Rating, 3.091 Million Viewers)
        HAWAII FIVE-0 (0.4) REPEAT
        CRIMINAL MINDS (0.4) REPEAT
        48 HOURS (0.6, +0.0)


                                         The Final Ratings for Saturday, October 29 

Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00.
FOX
2016 World Series (8-11)
4.2
16.705

ABC
College Football (8-11)
1.7
5.380

NBC
Dateline NBC (8-10) - R
0.6
3.509

CBS
Hawaii Five-0 - R
0.4
2.818
9:00.
CBS
Criminal Minds - R
0.4
2.409
10:00.
CBS
48 Hours
0.6
3.916

NBC
Saturday Night Live - R
0.6
2.587

Average Rating: 1.21
Average Viewership: 5.332


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.