Sunday, April 9, 2017

UPDATED Saturday Ratings - 'Saturday Night Live' with Louis C.K. Dips; 'Training Day' and '48 Hours' Also Down

On April 8, 2017, NBC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.73 rating - followed by ABC (0.50), CBS (0.43) and FOX (0.30).

Furthermore, NBC won in total viewers with 3.977 million viewers - followed by CBS (3.066), ABC (1.782) and FOX (0.961).

FOX aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - NBA Basketball was adjusted up. The repeat of Prison Break was adjusted down.

NBC (0.73 Rating, 3.977 Million Viewers)
        DATELINE NBC (0.7) REPEAT
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (0.7) REPEAT
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (2.1, -0.1)

ABC (0.50 Rating, 1.782 Million Viewers)
        NBA COUNTDOWN (0.3)
        NBA BASKETBALL (0.6)

CBS (0.43 Rating, 3.066 Million Viewers)
        RANSOM (0.4, +0.0)
        TRAINING DAY (0.4, -0.3)
        48 HOURS (0.5, -0.1)

FOX (0.30 Rating, 0.961 Million Viewers)
        MASTERCHEF JUNIOR (0.3) REPEAT
        PRISON BREAK (0.2) REPEAT


                                            The Final Ratings for Saturday, April 8 

Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00.
NBC
Dateline NBC (8-10) - R
0.7
4.221

CBS
Ransom
0.4
3.094

ABC
NBA Countdown
0.3
1.336

FOX
MasterChef Junior - R
0.3
0.942
8:30.
ABC
NBA Basketball (8:30-11)
0.6
1.931
9:00.
CBS
Training Day
0.4
2.555

FOX
Prison Break - R
0.2
0.897
10:00.
NBC
Saturday Night Live - R
0.7
2.969

CBS
48 Hours
0.5
3.532
11:30.
NBC
Saturday Night Live (11:30-1)
2.1


Average Rating: 0.46
Average Viewership: 2.386


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.