Sunday, April 2, 2017

UPDATED Saturday Ratings - CBS Crushes the Competition with 'NCAA Basketball Tournament'

On April 1, 2017, CBS won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 4.77 rating - followed by ABC (0.38), NBC (0.27) and FOX (0.25).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 16.565 million viewers - followed by ABC (2.039), NBC (1.797) and FOX (1.098).

ABC and FOX aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - NCAA Tournament and the repeat of Saturday Night Live were adjusted up.

CBS (4.77 Rating, 16.565 Million Viewers)
        2017 NCAA BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT (5.5)

ABC (0.38 Rating, 2.039 Million Viewers)
        THE GOLDBERGS (0.3) REPEAT
        IMAGINARY MARY (0.4) REPEAT
        THE CATCH (0.3) REPEAT
        20/20 (0.5) REPEAT

NBC (0.27 Rating, 1.797 Million Viewers)
        FIGURE SKATING (0.2)
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (0.5) REPEAT

FOX (0.25 Rating, 1.098 Million Viewers)
        BONES (0.3) REPEAT
        A.P.B. (0.2) REPEAT


                                            The Final Ratings for Saturday, April 1 

Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00.
CBS
2017 NCAA Basketball Tournament (8-11)
5.5
18.825

ABC
The Goldbergs - R
0.3
1.664

FOX
Bones - R
0.3
1.154

NBC
Figure Skating (8-10)
0.2
1.819
8:30.
ABC
Imaginary Mary - R
0.4
1.799
9:00.
ABC
The Catch - R
0.3
1.332

FOX
A.P.B. - R
0.2
1.032
10:00.
ABC
20|20 - R
0.5
3.104

NBC
Saturday Night Live - R
0.5
1.762

Average Rating: 0.91
Average Viewership: 3.610


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.