Sunday, March 26, 2017

UPDATED Saturday Ratings - 'Saturday Night Live' Repeat and 'Despicable Me 2' Lead to NBC Victory on Slow Night

On March 25, 2017, NBC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.60 rating - followed by CBS (0.47), ABC (0.40) and FOX (0.30).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 3.472 million viewers - followed by NBC (2.117), ABC (1.974) and FOX (1.166).

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


UPDATE - The repeat of 48 Hours was adjusted up. The repeat of Despicable Me 2 was adjusted down.

NBC (0.60 Rating, 2.117 Million Viewers)
        DESPICABLE ME 2 (0.5) REPEAT
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (0.7) REPEAT

CBS (0.47 Rating, 3.472 Million Viewers)
        RANSOM (0.4, +0.0)
        48 HOURS (0.5) REPEAT
        48 HOURS (0.6, -0.2)

ABC (0.40 Rating, 1.974 Million Viewers)
        OVER THE HEDGE (0.4) REPEAT
        20/20 (0.5) REPEAT

FOX (0.30 Rating, 1.166 Million Viewers)
        SHOTS FIRED (0.3) REPEAT
        EMPIRE (0.3) REPEAT


                                           The Final Ratings for Saturday, March 25 

Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00.
NBC
Despicable Me 2 (8-10) - R
0.5
2.021

CBS
Ransom
0.4
2.960

ABC
Over the Hedge (8-10) - R
0.4
1.645

FOX
Shots Fired - R
0.3
1.176
9:00.
CBS
48 Hours - R
0.5
3.537

FOX
Empire - R
0.3
1.115
10:00.
NBC
Saturday Night Live - R
0.7
2.437

CBS
48 Hours
0.6
3.995

ABC
20|20 - R
0.5
2.531

Average Rating: 0.47
Average Viewership: 2.380


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.