Sunday, December 31, 2017

UPDATED Saturday Ratings - 'Dateline' and 'Saturday Night Live' Repeats Top Slow Night; 'Ten Days in the Valley' Dips

On December 30, 2017, NBC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.77 rating - followed by CBS (0.40), FOX (0.25) and ABC (0.23).

Furthermore, NBC won in total viewers with 3.818 million viewers - followed by CBS (3.051), ABC (1.430) and FOX (1.240).

CBS, NBC and FOX aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - There were no adjustments to any of the preliminary ratings.

NBC (0.77 Rating, 3.818 Million Viewers)
        DATELINE (0.8) REPEAT
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (0.7) REPEAT

CBS (0.40 Rating, 3.051 Million Viewers)
        HAWAII FIVE-0 (0.3) REPEAT
        48 HOURS (0.3) REPEAT
        48 HOURS (0.6) REPEAT

FOX (0.25 Rating, 1.240 Million Viewers)
        THE GIFTED (0.2) REPEAT
        LETHAL WEAPON (0.3) REPEAT

ABC (0.23 Rating, 1.430 Million Viewers)
        THE BACHELOR (0.2) REPEAT
        MATCH GAME (0.3) REPEAT
        TEN DAYS IN THE VALLEY (0.2, -0.1)


                                        The Final Ratings for Saturday, December 30 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
NBC
Dateline (8-10) - R
0.8
4.351

CBS
Hawaii Five-0 - R
0.3
2.979

ABC
The Bachelor - R
0.2
1.301

FOX
The Gifted - R
0.2
0.914
9:00 PM
CBS
48 Hours - R
0.3
2.296

ABC
Match Game - R
0.3
1.557

FOX
Lethal Weapon - R
0.3
1.537
10:00 PM
NBC
Saturday Night Live - R
0.7
2.744

CBS
48 Hours - R
0.6
3.915

ABC
Ten Days in the Valley
0.2
1.441

Average Rating: 0.39
Average Viewership: 2.304


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.