Sunday, January 8, 2017

UPDATED Saturday Ratings - 'NFC Wildcard Playoff' Leads Night; 'Ransom' and '48 Hours' Drop

On January 7, 2017, NBC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 6.80 rating - followed by ABC (1.03), CBS (0.43) and FOX (0.30).

Furthermore, NBC won in total viewers with 21.870 million viewers - followed by ABC (4.167), CBS (3.225) and FOX (1.017).

ABC and FOX aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - NFC Wildcard Playoff was adjusted up.

NBC (6.80 Rating, 21.870 Million Viewers)
        NFC WILDCARD PLAYOFF (8.4)

ABC (1.03 Rating, 4.167 Million Viewers)
        TO TELL THE TRUTH (1.4) REPEAT
        TRUTH AND LIES: THE MENENDEZ BROTHERS (0.9) REPEAT

CBS (0.43 Rating, 3.225 Million Viewers)
        RANSOM (0.4, -0.4)
        CRIMINAL MINDS (0.4) REPEAT
        48 HOURS (0.5, -0.3)

FOX (0.30 Rating, 1.017 Million Viewers)
        SLEEPY HOLLOW (0.3) REPEAT
        STAR (0.3) REPEAT


                                          The Final Ratings for Saturday, January 7 

Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00.
NBC
NFC Wildcard Playoff (8-11)
8.4
26.885

ABC
To Tell the Truth - R
1.4
5.094

CBS
Ransom
0.4
3.282

FOX
Sleepy Hollow - R
0.3
1.010
9:00.
ABC
Truth and Lies: The Menendez Brothers (9-11) - R
0.9
3.624

CBS
Criminal Minds - R
0.4
2.942

FOX
Star - R
0.3
0.970
10:00.
CBS
48 Hours
0.5
3.490

Average Rating: 1.58
Average Viewership: 5.912


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.