Sunday, November 19, 2017

UPDATED Saturday Ratings - ABC's 'College Football' Leads Primetime; 'Saturday Night Live' with Chance the Rapper Ticks Up

On November 18, 2017, ABC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.97 rating - followed by NBC (0.57), CBS (0.50) and FOX (0.37).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 3.754 million viewers - followed by ABC (3.388), NBC (2.446) and FOX (1.389).




UPDATE - ABC's College Football was adjusted up. 48 Hours and the repeats of Superstore and Dateline were adjusted down.

ABC (0.97 Rating, 3.388 Million Viewers)
        COLLEGE FOOTBALL (1.1)

NBC (0.57 Rating, 2.446 Million Viewers)
        WILL & GRACE (0.4) REPEAT
        SUPERSTORE (0.4) REPEAT
        DATELINE (0.4) REPEAT
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (0.6) REPEAT
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (2.0, +0.1)

CBS (0.50 Rating, 3.754 Million Viewers)
        NCIS: LOS ANGELES (0.4) REPEAT
        48 HOURS (0.4) REPEAT
        48 HOURS (0.6, +0.0)

FOX (0.37 Rating, 1.389 Million Viewers)
        COLLEGE FOOTBALL (0.4)


                                      The Final Ratings for Saturday, November 18 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
ABC
College Football (8-11)
1.1
4.048

CBS
NCIS: Los Angeles - R
0.4
3.441

NBC
Will & Grace - R
0.4
1.923

FOX
College Football (8-11)
0.4
1.598
8:30 PM
NBC
Superstore - R
0.4
1.424
9:00 PM
NBC
Dateline - R
0.4
1.999

CBS
48 Hours - R
0.4
3.332
10:00 PM
CBS
48 Hours
0.6
4.496

NBC
Saturday Night Live - R
0.6
2.669
11:30 PM
NBC
Saturday Night Live (11:30-1)
2.0


Average Rating: 0.67
Average Viewership: 2.770


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.