Sunday, February 26, 2017

UPDATED Saturday Ratings - 'NBA Basketball' Leads Night for ABC; 'Ransom' and '48 Hours' Tick Up

On February 25, 2017, ABC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.73 rating - followed by CBS (0.60), NBC (0.60) and FOX (0.45).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 4.491 million viewers - followed by ABC (2.290), NBC (2.020) and FOX (1.757).




UPDATE - There were no adjustments to any of the preliminary ratings.

ABC (0.73 Rating, 2.290 Million Viewers)
        NBA COUNTDOWN (0.5)
        NBA BASKETBALL (0.8)

CBS (0.60 Rating, 4.491 Million Viewers)
        RANSOM (0.5, +0.1)
        48 HOURS (0.6, +0.0)
        48 HOURS (0.7, +0.1)

NBC (0.60 Rating, 2.020 Million Viewers)
        NHL HOCKEY (0.6)

FOX (0.45 Rating, 1.757 Million Viewers)
        PREMIER BOXING CHAMPIONS (0.5)


                                          The Final Ratings for Saturday, February 25 

Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00.
NBC
NHL Hockey (8-11)
0.6
1.916

CBS
Ransom
0.5
3.899

ABC
NBA Countdown
0.5
1.994

FOX
Premier Boxing Champions (8-10)
0.5
1.862
8:30.
ABC
NBA Basketball (8:30-11)
0.8
2.437
9:00.
CBS
48 Hours
0.6
4.762
10:00.
CBS
48 Hours
0.7
4.944

Average Rating: 0.60
Average Viewership: 3.116


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.