Sunday, August 13, 2017

UPDATED Saturday Ratings - NFL Preemptions Once Again Boost Numbers; 'Dateline' Repeat Leads; 'Doubt' Finale Rises

On August 12, 2017, CBS won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.50 rating - followed by NBC (0.50), ABC (0.47) and FOX (0.30).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 2.800 million viewers - followed by NBC (2.786), ABC (2.305) and FOX (1.148).

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


UPDATE - Doubt and the repeats of 48 Hours, Dateline, America's Funniest Home Videos, The $100,000 Pyramid, 20/20: In An Instant, Lucifer and Love Connection were adjusted down.

CBS (0.50 Rating, 2.800 Million Viewers)
        DOUBT (0.2, +0.0)
        DOUBT (0.2, +0.0) SERIES FINALE
        48 HOURS (0.4) REPEAT

NBC (0.50 Rating, 2.786 Million Viewers)
        AMERICA'S GOT TALENT (0.4) REPEAT
        DATELINE (0.5) REPEAT

ABC (0.47 Rating, 2.305 Million Viewers)
        AMERICA'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS (0.4) REPEAT
        THE $100,000 PYRAMID (0.4) REPEAT
        20/20: IN AN INSTANT (0.3) REPEAT

FOX (0.30 Rating, 1.148 Million Viewers)
        LUCIFER (0.2) REPEAT
        LOVE CONNECTION (0.2) REPEAT


                                          The Final Ratings for Saturday, August 12 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
ABC
America’s Funniest Home Videos - R
0.4
2.402

NBC
America’s Got Talent (8-10) - R
0.4
2.077

CBS
Doubt
0.2
1.728

FOX
Lucifer - R
0.2
0.793
9:00 PM
ABC
The $100,000 Pyramid - R
0.4
2.113

CBS
Doubt
0.2
1.801

FOX
Love Connection - R
0.2
0.700
10:00 PM
NBC
Dateline - R
0.5
2.859

CBS
48 Hours - R
0.4
2.566

ABC
20/20: In an Instant - R
0.3
1.600

Average Rating: 0.32
Average Viewership: 1.864


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.