Sunday, October 9, 2016

UPDATED Saturday Ratings - 'College Football' Leads the Night for ABC; 'Saturday Night Live' Ticks Down with Lin-Manuel Miranda

On October 8, 2016, ABC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.63 rating - followed by CBS (0.93), NBC (0.47) and FOX (0.33).

Furthermore, ABC won in total viewers with 5.147 million viewers - followed by CBS (5.095), NBC (2.201) and FOX (1.231).




UPDATE - College Football on both ABC and FOX as well as 48 Hours were adjusted up.

ABC (1.63 Rating, 5.147 Million Viewers)
        COLLEGE FOOTBALL (1.8)

CBS (0.93 Rating, 5.095 Million Viewers)
        COLLEGE FOOTBALL OVERRUN ()
        NCIS (0.7) REPEAT
        NCIS: NEW ORLEANS (0.7) REPEAT
        48 HOURS (0.7, -0.1)

NBC (0.47 Rating, 2.201 Million Viewers)
        DATELINE (0.4) REPEAT
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (0.4) REPEAT
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (2.4, -0.3)

FOX (0.33 Rating, 1.231 Million Viewers)
        COLLEGE FOOTBALL (0.5)


                                          The Final Ratings for Saturday, October 8 

Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00.
CBS
College Football Overrun
2.2
8.646

ABC
College Football (8-11)
1.8
5.540

FOX
College Football (8-11)
0.5
1.837

NBC
Dateline NBC (8-10) - R
0.4
2.189
8:30.
CBS
NCIS (8:26-9:26) - R
0.7
4.262
9:30.
CBS
NCIS: New Orleans (9:26-10:26) - R
0.7
4.748
10:00.
NBC
Saturday Night Live - R
0.4
1.852
10:30.
CBS
48 Hours (10:26-11:26)
0.7
4.570
11:30.
NBC
Saturday Night Live (11:30-1)
2.4


Average Rating: 1.09
Average Viewership: 4.206


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.