Sunday, October 15, 2017

UPDATED Saturday Ratings - 'College Football' Tops Night for ABC; 'Saturday Night Live' with Kumail Nanjiani Ticks Up

On October 14, 2017, ABC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.70 rating - followed by NBC (0.53), CBS (0.50) and FOX (0.30).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 3.208 million viewers - followed by ABC (2.663), NBC (2.604) and FOX (1.298).




UPDATE - College Football, Premier Boxing Champions and the repeat of Will & Grace were adjusted up. One Voice and the repeats of Superstore and Dateline were adjusted down.

ABC (0.70 Rating, 2.663 Million Viewers)
        COLLEGE FOOTBALL (0.8)

NBC (0.53 Rating, 2.604 Million Viewers)
        WILL & GRACE (0.4) REPEAT
        SUPERSTORE (0.3) REPEAT
        DATELINE (0.5) REPEAT
        ONE VOICE: SOMOS LIVE! (0.5)
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (2.2, +0.4)

CBS (0.50 Rating, 3.208 Million Viewers)
        MACGYVER (0.4) REPEAT
        NCIS: NEW ORLEANS (0.5) REPEAT
        48 HOURS (0.6, +0.1)

FOX (0.30 Rating, 1.298 Million Viewers)
        PREMIER BOXING CHAMPIONS (0.4)


                                        The Final Ratings for Saturday, October 14 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
ABC
College Football (8-11)
0.8
3.192

CBS
MacGyver - R
0.4
2.582

NBC
Will & Grace - R
0.4
2.095

FOX
Premier Boxing Champions (8-10)
0.4
1.483
8:30 PM
NBC
Superstore - R
0.3
1.408
9:00 PM
NBC
Dateline - R
0.5
2.906

CBS
NCIS: New Orleans - R
0.5
3.359
10:00 PM
CBS
48 Hours
0.6
3.781

NBC
One Voice: Somos Live!
0.5
2.287
11:30 PM
NBC
Saturday Night Live (11:30-1)
2.2


Average Rating: 0.66
Average Viewership: 2.566


NOTE: For the 2017-18 broadcast season, Nielsen has determined that there are 119.6 million TV households. The Adults 18-49 demographic 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.