Sunday, January 21, 2018

UPDATED Saturday Ratings - 'NBA Basketball' Leads Primetime for ABC; 'Saturday Night Live' with Jessica Chastain Dips

On January 20, 2018, ABC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.08 rating - followed by NBC (0.55), CBS (0.47) and FOX (0.35).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 3.869 million viewers - followed by ABC (3.374), NBC (2.706) and FOX (1.334).

FOX aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - NBA Basketball was adjusted up. NBA Countdown and the repeats of Superstore and Dateline were adjusted down.

ABC (1.08 Rating, 3.374 Million Viewers)
        NBA COUNTDOWN (0.6)
        NBA BASKETBALL (1.4)

NBC (0.55 Rating, 2.706 Million Viewers)
        WILL & GRACE (0.4) REPEAT
        SUPERSTORE (0.3) REPEAT
        DATELINE (0.4) REPEAT
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (0.6) REPEAT
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (1.8, -0.1)

CBS (0.47 Rating, 3.869 Million Viewers)
        NCIS: LOS ANGELES (0.4) REPEAT
        48 HOURS (0.4) REPEAT
        48 HOURS (0.6, +0.1)

FOX (0.35 Rating, 1.334 Million Viewers)
        THE FOUR: BATTLE FOR STARDOM (0.4) REPEAT


                                         The Final Ratings for Saturday, January 20 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
ABC
NBA Countdown
0.6
2.282

CBS
NCIS: Los Angeles - R
0.4
3.607

NBC
Will & Grace - R
0.4
1.914

FOX
The Four (8-10) - R
0.4
1.300
8:30 PM
ABC
NBA Basketball (8:30-11)
1.4
4.469

NBC
Superstore - R
0.3
1.444
9:00 PM
NBC
Dateline - R
0.4
2.367

CBS
48 Hours - R
0.4
3.339
10:00 PM
CBS
48 Hours
0.6
4.661

NBC
Saturday Night Live - R
0.6
2.544
11:30 PM
NBC
Saturday Night Live (11:30-1)
1.8


Average Rating: 0.66
Average Viewership: 2.793


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.