Sunday, January 29, 2017

UPDATED Saturday Ratings - 'NBA Basketball' and 'Dateline' Repeat Lead Night; 'UFC Fight Night' Also Does Well

On January 28, 2017, ABC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.78 rating - followed by NBC (0.77), FOX (0.70) and CBS (0.50).

Furthermore, NBC won in total viewers with 4.313 million viewers - followed by CBS (4.004), ABC (2.519) and FOX (2.106).

NBC aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - UFC Fight Night and NBA Basketball were adjusted up. NBA Countdown and the repeat of Dateline were adjusted down.

ABC (0.78 Rating, 2.519 Million Viewers)
        NBA COUNTDOWN (0.4)
        NBA BASKETBALL (1.0)

NBC (0.77 Rating, 4.313 Million Viewers)
        DATELINE NBC (0.8) REPEAT
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (0.8) REPEAT

FOX (0.70 Rating, 2.106 Million Viewers)
        UFC FIGHT NIGHT (0.8)

CBS (0.50 Rating, 4.004 Million Viewers)
        RANSOM (0.4, +0.0)
        NCIS: NEW ORLEANS (0.4) REPEAT
        48 HOURS (0.7, -0.1)


                                          The Final Ratings for Saturday, January 28 

Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00.
FOX
UFC Fight Night (8-10)
0.8
2.189

NBC
Dateline NBC (8-10) - R
0.7
4.878

CBS
Ransom
0.4
3.280

ABC
NBA Countdown
0.4
1.907
8:30.
ABC
NBA Basketball (8:30-11)
1.0
3.259
9:00.
CBS
NCIS: New Orleans - R
0.4
3.691
10:00.
NBC
Saturday Night Live - R
0.8
3.261

CBS
48 Hours
0.7
4.996

Average Rating: 0.65
Average Viewership: 3.433


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.