Sunday, December 3, 2017

UPDATED Saturday Ratings - 'Ohio State vs. Wisconsin' Dominates Night for FOX; 'Miami vs. Clemson' Also Strong for ABC

On December 2, 2017, FOX won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 3.17 rating - followed by ABC (1.60), CBS (0.60) and NBC (0.52).

Furthermore, FOX won in total viewers with 11.577 million viewers - followed by ABC (5.546), CBS (3.241) and NBC (2.731).




UPDATE - FOX's College Football was adjusted up. The repeats of Kevin Can Wait, Man With a Plan, Superstore and Dateline were adjusted down.

FOX (3.17 Rating, 11.577 Million Viewers)
        COLLEGE FOOTBALL (3.6)

ABC (1.60 Rating, 5.546 Million Viewers)
        COLLEGE FOOTBALL (1.6)

CBS (0.60 Rating, 3.241 Million Viewers)
        KEVIN CAN WAIT (0.7) REPEAT
        MAN WITH A PLAN (0.6) REPEAT
        NCIS: NEW ORLEANS (0.5) REPEAT
        48 HOURS (0.5, -0.1)

NBC (0.52 Rating, 2.731 Million Viewers)
        WILL & GRACE (0.3) REPEAT
        SUPERSTORE (0.3) REPEAT
        DATELINE (0.5) REPEAT
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (0.6) REPEAT
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (1.7, -0.3)


                                        The Final Ratings for Saturday, December 2 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
FOX
College Football (8-11)
3.6
12.918

ABC
College Football (8-11)
1.6
5.428

CBS
Kevin Can Wait - R
0.7
3.024

NBC
Will & Grace - R
0.3
1.880
8:30 PM
CBS
Man With a Plan - R
0.6
2.579

NBC
Superstore - R
0.3
1.415
9:00 PM
NBC
Dateline - R
0.5
2.891

CBS
NCIS: New Orleans - R
0.5
3.289
10:00 PM
NBC
Saturday Night Live - R
0.6
2.833

CBS
48 Hours
0.5
3.348
11:30 PM
NBC
Saturday Night Live (11:30-1)
1.7


Average Rating: 0.99
Average Viewership: 3.961


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.