Sunday, December 18, 2016

UPDATED Saturday Ratings - 'Saturday Night Live' with Casey Affleck Rises; 'UFC Fight Night' Steady; '48 Hours' Drops

On December 17, 2016, NBC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.00 rating - followed by FOX (0.90), ABC (0.63) and CBS (0.60).

Furthermore, NBC won in total viewers with 3.936 million viewers - followed by ABC (3.502), CBS (3.269) and FOX (2.694).




UPDATE - UFC Fight Night was adjusted up. 48 Hours and the repeats of A Pentatonix Christmas Special & Saturday Night Live Christmas were adjusted down.

NBC (1.00 Rating, 3.936 Million Viewers)
        A PENTATONIX CHRISTMAS SPECIAL (0.6) REPEAT
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE CHRISTMAS (0.9) REPEAT
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (2.4, +0.1)

FOX (0.90 Rating, 2.694 Million Viewers)
        UFC FIGHT NIGHT (1.1)

ABC (0.63 Rating, 3.502 Million Viewers)
        I WANT A DOG FOR CHRISTMAS, CHARLIE BROWN (0.6) REPEAT
        20/20 (0.6)
        20/20 (0.7)

CBS (0.60 Rating, 3.269 Million Viewers)
        BIG GAME (0.6) REPEAT
        48 HOURS (0.5, -0.4)


                                         The Final Ratings for Saturday, December 17 

Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00.
FOX
UFC Fight Night (8-10)
1.1
3.178

NBC
A Pentatonix Christmas Special - R
0.6
2.975

CBS
Big Game (8-10) - R
0.6
3.305

ABC
I Want a Dog for Christmas, Charlie Brown - R
0.6
2.847
9:00.
NBC
Saturday Night Live Christmas (9-11) - R
0.9
3.182

ABC
20|20
0.6
3.376
10:00.
ABC
20|20
0.7
4.313

CBS
48 Hours
0.5
3.062
11:30.
NBC
Saturday Night Live (11:30-1)
2.4


Average Rating: 0.70
Average Viewership: 3.280


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.