Wednesday, March 15, 2017

UPDATED Saturday Ratings - 'Saturday Night Live' Dips with Scarlett Johansson; 'Ransom' and '48 Hours' Steady

On March 11, 2017, ABC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.63 rating - followed by CBS (0.53), NBC (0.50) and FOX (0.20).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 3.503 million viewers - followed by NBC (2.519), ABC (2.144) and FOX (0.752).

FOX aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - The repeat of Taken was adjusted down.

ABC (0.63 Rating, 2.144 Million Viewers)
        NBA COUNTDOWN (0.4)
        NBA BASKETBALL (0.7)

CBS (0.53 Rating, 3.503 Million Viewers)
        RANSOM (0.4, +0.0)
        NCIS: LOS ANGELES (0.5) REPEAT
        48 HOURS (0.7, +0.0)

NBC (0.50 Rating, 2.519 Million Viewers)
        THE VOICE (0.5) REPEAT
        TAKEN (0.3) REPEAT
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (0.6) REPEAT
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (2.2, -0.1)

FOX (0.20 Rating, 0.752 Million Viewers)
        24: LEGACY (0.2) REPEAT
        A.P.B. (0.2) REPEAT


                                           The Final Ratings for Saturday, March 11 

Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00.
NBC
The Voice - R
0.5
2.952

CBS
Ransom
0.4
2.724

ABC
NBA Countdown
0.4
1.809

FOX
24: Legacy - R
0.2
0.643
8:30.
ABC
NBA Basketball (8:30-11)
0.7
2.450
9:00.
CBS
NCIS: Los Angeles - R
0.5
3.473

NBC
Taken - R
0.3
1.941

FOX
A.P.B. - R
0.2
0.784
10:00.
CBS
48 Hours
0.7
4.440

NBC
Saturday Night Live - R
0.6
2.242

Average Rating: 0.45
Average Viewership: 2.346


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.