Sunday, September 3, 2017

UPDATED Saturday Ratings - 'Alabama vs. Florida State' Dominates Night for ABC; 'Candy Crush' Ends Low

On September 2, 2017, ABC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 3.80 rating - followed by NBC (0.47), FOX (0.47) and CBS (0.27).

Furthermore, ABC won in total viewers with 12.002 million viewers - followed by NBC (2.743), FOX (1.716) and CBS (1.530).

CBS and NBC aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - ABC's College Football was adjusted up. The repeat of America's Got Talent was adjusted down.

ABC (3.80 Rating, 12.002 Million Viewers)
        COLLEGE FOOTBALL (3.9)

NBC (0.47 Rating, 2.743 Million Viewers)
        AMERICA'S GOT TALENT (0.4) REPEAT
        DATELINE (0.5) REPEAT

FOX (0.47 Rating, 1.716 Million Viewers)
        COLLEGE FOOTBALL (0.5)

CBS (0.27 Rating, 1.530 Million Viewers)
        CANDY CRUSH (0.2, -0.2)
        CANDY CRUSH (0.3, -0.1)
        48 HOURS (0.3) REPEAT


                                          The Final Ratings for Saturday, September 2 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
ABC
College Football (8-11)
3.9
12.335

FOX
College Football (8-11)
0.5
1.792

NBC
America’s Got Talent (8-10) - R
0.4
2.614

CBS
Candy Crush
0.2
1.278
9:00 PM
CBS
Candy Crush
0.3
1.169
10:00 PM
NBC
Dateline
0.5
3.152

CBS
48 Hours - R
0.3
1.961

Average Rating: 0.87 
Average Viewership: 3.472


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.