Sunday, December 10, 2017

UPDATED Saturday Ratings - 'Saturday Night Live' with James Franco Rises; '48 Hours' Also Ticks Up

On December 9, 2017, CBS won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.77 rating - followed by ABC (0.60), NBC (0.60) and FOX (0.25).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 3.543 million viewers - followed by ABC (3.098), NBC (2.759) and FOX (1.209).

ABC and FOX aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - The repeats of Will & Grace, Superstore, Dateline and Saturday Night Live were adjusted down.

CBS (0.77 Rating, 3.543 Million Viewers)
        RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER (0.9) REPEAT
        FROSTY THE SNOWMAN (0.9) REPEAT
        FROSTY RETURNS (0.7) REPEAT
        48 HOURS (0.6, +0.1)

ABC (0.60 Rating, 3.098 Million Viewers)
        MARY POPPINS (0.6) REPEAT

NBC (0.60 Rating, 2.759 Million Viewers)
        WILL & GRACE (0.3) REPEAT
        SUPERSTORE (0.3) REPEAT
        DATELINE (0.5) REPEAT
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (0.6) REPEAT
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (2.1, +0.4)

FOX (0.25 Rating, 1.209 Million Viewers)
        THE GIFTED (0.2) REPEAT
        LETHAL WEAPON (0.3) REPEAT


                                       The Final Ratings for Saturday, December 9 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
CBS
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer - R
0.9
4.089

ABC
Mary Poppins (8-11) - R
0.6
3.126

NBC
Will & Grace - R
0.3
1.898

FOX
The Gifted - R
0.2
1.051
8:30 PM
NBC
Superstore - R
0.3
1.321
9:00 PM
CBS
Frosty the Snowman - R
0.9
3.773

NBC
Dateline - R
0.5
3.010

FOX
Lethal Weapon - R
0.3
1.328
9:30 PM
CBS
Frosty Returns - R
0.7
2.851
10:00 PM
NBC
Saturday Night Live - R
0.6
2.786

CBS
48 Hours
0.6
3.263
11:30 PM
NBC
Saturday Night Live (11:30-1)
2.1


Average Rating: 0.67
Average Viewership: 2.591


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.