Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Saturday Ratings - 'Saturday Night Live' Finale with Dwayne Johnson Drops; 'Training Day' Steady in Finale

On May 20, 2017, NBC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.67 rating - followed by ABC (0.40), CBS (0.33) and FOX (0.20).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 2.890 million viewers - followed by ABC (2.560), NBC (2.377) and FOX (0.827).

ABC aired all repeats for the evening.


NBC (0.67 Rating, 2.377 Million Viewers)
        NHL HOCKEY (0.6)
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (0.8) REPEAT
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (2.3, -0.4) SEASON FINALE

ABC (0.40 Rating, 2.560 Million Viewers)
        AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE (0.2) REPEAT
        DOWNWARD DOG (0.2) REPEAT
        20/20 (0.5) REPEAT
        20/20 (0.5) REPEAT

CBS (0.33 Rating, 2.890 Million Viewers)
        NCIS: NEW ORLEANS (0.3) REPEAT
        TRAINING DAY (0.3, +0.0) SERIES FINALE
        48 HOURS (0.4, -0.2)

FOX (0.20 Rating, 0.827 Million Viewers)
        MLB BASEBALL (0.2)


                                           The Final Ratings for Saturday, May 20 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00.
NBC
NHL Hockey (8-10)
0.6
2.352

CBS
NCIS: New Orleans - R
0.3
3.219

ABC
American Housewife - R
0.2
1.450

FOX
MLB Baseball (8-10)
0.2
0.827
8:30.
ABC
Downward Dog - R
0.2
1.311
9:00.
ABC
20|20 - R
0.5
2.911

CBS
Training Day
0.3
2.602
10:00.
NBC
Saturday Night Live - R
0.8
2.428

ABC
20|20
0.5
3.388

CBS
48 Hours
0.4
2.849
11:30.
NBC
Saturday Night Live (11:30-1)
2.3
8.272

Average Rating: 0.57
Average Viewership: 2.874


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.