Sunday, April 16, 2017

UPDATED Saturday Ratings - 'The Ten Commandments' Leads Primetime; 'Ransom' Finale Dips; 'Saturday Night Live' Ticks Up

On April 15, 2017, ABC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.77 rating - followed by NBC (0.63), FOX (0.55) and CBS (0.37).

Furthermore, ABC won in total viewers with 5.181 million viewers - followed by CBS (3.032), NBC (2.289) and FOX (1.740).

ABC aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - UFC Fight Night was adjusted up. The Ten Commandments and NHL Hockey were adjusted down.

ABC (0.77 Rating, 5.181 Million Viewers)
        THE TEN COMMANDMENTS (0.7) REPEAT

NBC (0.63 Rating, 2.289 Million Viewers)
        NHL HOCKEY (0.5)
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (2.3, +0.2)

FOX (0.55 Rating, 1.740 Million Viewers)
        UFC FIGHT NIGHT (0.7)

CBS (0.37 Rating, 3.032 Million Viewers)
        RANSOM (0.3, -0.1) SEASON FINALE
        TRAINING DAY (0.3, -0.1)
        48 HOURS (0.5, +0.0)


                                           The Final Ratings for Saturday, April 15 

Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00.
ABC
The Ten Commandments (8-11) - R
0.7
5.048

FOX
UFC Fight Night (8-10)
0.7
1.996

NBC
NHL Hockey (8-11)
0.5
1.675

CBS
Ransom
0.3
2.698
9:00.
CBS
Training Day
0.3
2.605
10:00.
CBS
48 Hours
0.5
3.775
11:30.
NBC
Saturday Night Live (11:30-1)
2.3
7.880

Average Rating: 0.50
Average Viewership: 2.966


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.