Sunday, February 19, 2017

UPDATED Saturday Ratings - 'Saturday Night Live' and 'Dateline' Repeats Lead Night; 'Ransom' Ticks Up; '48 Hours' Steady

On February 18, 2017, NBC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.70 rating - followed by CBS (0.47), ABC (0.47) and FOX (0.25).

Furthermore, NBC won in total viewers with 3.992 million viewers - followed by CBS (3.449), ABC (1.808) and FOX (0.986).

ABC, NBC and FOX aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - The repeat of Flushed Away was adjusted down.

NBC (0.70 Rating, 3.992 Million Viewers)
        DATELINE NBC (0.7) REPEAT
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (0.8) REPEAT

CBS (0.47 Rating, 3.449 Million Viewers)
        RANSOM (0.4, +0.1)
        NCIS: NEW ORLEANS (0.4) REPEAT
        48 HOURS (0.6, +0.0)

ABC (0.47 Rating, 1.808 Million Viewers)
        FLUSHED AWAY (0.4) REPEAT
        20/20 (0.5) REPEAT

FOX (0.25 Rating, 0.986 Million Viewers)
        24: LEGACY (0.2) REPEAT
        A.P.B. (0.3) REPEAT


                                          The Final Ratings for Saturday, February 18 

Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00.
NBC
Dateline NBC (8-10) - R
0.7
4.235

CBS
Ransom
0.4
3.141

ABC
Flushed Away (8-10) - R
0.4
1.563

FOX
24: Legacy - R
0.2
0.924
9:00.
CBS
NCIS: New Orleans - R
0.4
3.186

FOX
A.P.B. - R
0.3
1.039
10:00.
NBC
Saturday Night Live - R
0.8
3.661

CBS
48 Hours
0.6
4.147

ABC
20|20 - R
0.5
2.288

Average Rating: 0.48
Average Viewership: 2.687


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.