Sunday, February 5, 2017

UPDATED Saturday Ratings - 'NFL Honors' and 'NBA Basketball' Lead Primetime; 'Saturday Night Live' Steady

On February 4, 2017, FOX won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.80 rating - followed by ABC (0.80), NBC (0.67) and CBS (0.47).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 3.846 million viewers - followed by NBC (3.734), FOX (3.167), ABC (2.494).




UPDATE - The repeat of Dateline was adjusted down.

FOX (0.80 Rating, 3.167 Million Viewers)
        NFL HONORS (0.8)

ABC (0.80 Rating, 2.494 Million Viewers)
        NBA COUNTDOWN (0.5)
        NBA BASKETBALL (0.9)

NBC (0.67 Rating, 3.734 Million Viewers)
        DATELINE NBC (0.6) REPEAT
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (0.7) REPEAT
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (2.5, +0.0)

CBS (0.47 Rating, 3.846 Million Viewers)
        RANSOM (0.4, +0.0)
        NCIS (0.4) REPEAT
        48 HOURS (0.6, -0.1)


                                          The Final Ratings for Saturday, February 4 

Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00.
FOX
NFL Honors (8-10)
0.8
3.168

NBC
Dateline NBC (8-10) - R
0.6
4.132

ABC
NBA Countdown
0.5
1.864

CBS
Ransom
0.4
3.290
8:30.
ABC
NBA Basketball (8:30-11)
0.9
2.818
9:00.
CBS
NCIS - R
0.4
3.812
10:00.
NBC
Saturday Night Live - R
0.7
2.970

CBS
48 Hours
0.6
4.496
11:30.
NBC
Saturday Night Live (11:30-1)
2.5


Average Rating: 0.61
Average Viewership: 3.319


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.