Sunday, September 17, 2017

UPDATED Saturday Ratings - 'Clemson vs. Louisville' Leads Primetime for ABC; 'Texas vs. USC' Also Strong for FOX

On September 16, 2017, ABC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.60 rating - followed by FOX (1.20), NBC (0.47) and CBS (0.43).

Furthermore, ABC won in total viewers with 5.102 million viewers - followed by FOX (4.054), NBC (3.260) and CBS (3.230).

CBS aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - FOX's College Football and Running Wild with Bear Grylls were adjusted up.

ABC (1.60 Rating, 5.102 Million Viewers)
        COLLEGE FOOTBALL (1.6)

FOX (1.20 Rating, 4.054 Million Viewers)
        COLLEGE FOOTBALL (1.5)

NBC (0.47 Rating, 3.260 Million Viewers)
        DATELINE (0.5) REPEAT
        RUNNING WILD WITH BEAR GRYLLS (0.5)

CBS (0.43 Rating, 3.230 Million Viewers)
        NCIS (0.4) REPEAT
        NCIS: LOS ANGELES (0.4) REPEAT
        48 HOURS (0.5) REPEAT


                                         The Final Ratings for Saturday, September 16 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
ABC
College Football (8-11)
1.6
5.064

FOX
College Football (8-11)
1.5
4.912

NBC
Dateline (8-10) - R
0.5
3.807

CBS
NCIS - R
0.4
2.849
9:00 PM
CBS
NCIS: Los Angeles - R
0.4
3.068
10:00 PM
CBS
48 Hours - R
0.5
3.819

NBC
Running Wild with Bear Grylls
0.5
2.112

Average Rating: 0.77
Average Viewership: 3.662


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.