Tuesday, March 27, 2018

UPDATED Saturday Ratings - 'Saturday Night Live' Repeat and '48 Hours' Lead Very Quiet Night

On March 24, 2018, ABC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.40 rating - followed by CBS (0.37), NBC (0.37) and FOX (0.35).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 2.589 million viewers - followed by NBC (2.101), ABC (2.088) and FOX (1.507).

ABC and FOX aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - The repeat of O.J. Simpson: The Lost Confession was adjusted down.

ABC (0.40 Rating, 2.088 Million Viewers)
        OVER THE HEDGE (0.4) REPEAT
        20/20 (0.4) REPEAT

CBS (0.37 Rating, 2.589 Million Viewers)
        39 DAYS (0.3)
        BULL (0.3) REPEAT
        48 HOURS (0.5, +0.1)

NBC (0.37 Rating, 2.101 Million Viewers)
        HOPE & FURY: MLK, THE MOVEMENT AND THE MEDIA (0.3)
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (0.5) REPEAT

FOX (0.35 Rating, 1.507 Million Viewers)
        O.J. SIMPSON: THE LOST CONFESSION? (0.3) REPEAT


                                         The Final Ratings for Saturday, March 24 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
ABC
Over the Hedge (8-10) - R
0.4
1.928

FOX
O.J. Simpson: The Lost Confession? (8-10) - R
0.3
1.507

NBC
Hope & Fury: MLK, Movement & the Media (8-10)
0.3
1.935

CBS
39 Days
0.3
1.687
9:00 PM
CBS
Bull - R
0.3
2.566
10:00 PM
CBS
48 Hours
0.5
3.526

NBC
Saturday Night Live - R
0.5
2.475

ABC
20/20 - R
0.4
2.355

Average Rating: 0.38
Average Viewership: 2.247


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.