Sunday, February 4, 2018

UPDATED Saturday Ratings - 'NFL Honors' and 'NBA Basketball' Lead Primetime; 'Saturday Night Live' Drops

On February 3, 2018, ABC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.78 rating - followed by NBC (0.77), CBS (0.50) and FOX (0.30).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 4.296 million viewers - followed by NBC (3.307), ABC (2.559) and FOX (1.348).

FOX aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - NBA Basketball was adjusted up. NFL Honors and the repeat of 48 Hours were adjusted down.

ABC (0.78 Rating, 2.559 Million Viewers)
        NBA COUNTDOWN (0.5)
        NBA BASKETBALL (1.0)

NBC (0.77 Rating, 3.307 Million Viewers)
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (0.6) REPEAT
        NFL HONORS (0.8)
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (2.0, -0.3)

CBS (0.50 Rating, 4.296 Million Viewers)
        BULL (0.4) REPEAT
        48 HOURS (0.4) REPEAT
        48 HOURS (0.6, +0.1)

FOX (0.30 Rating, 1.348 Million Viewers)
        THE RESIDENT (0.3) REPEAT
        THE RESIDENT (0.3) REPEAT


                                         The Final Ratings for Saturday, February 3 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
NBC
Saturday Night Live - R
0.6
2.863

ABC
NBA Countdown
0.5
2.051

CBS
Bull - R
0.4
3.631

FOX
The Resident - R
0.3
1.217
8:30 PM
ABC
NBA Basketball (8:30-11)
1.0
2.967
9:00 PM
NBC
NFL Honors (9-11)
0.8
3.457

CBS
48 Hours - R
0.4
3.782

FOX
The Resident - R
0.3
1.612
10:00 PM
CBS
48 Hours
0.6
5.275
11:30 PM
NBC
Saturday Night Live (11:30-1)
2.0


Average Rating: 0.69
Average Viewership: 2.984


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.