Sunday, March 4, 2018

UPDATED Saturday Ratings - 'Saturday Night Live' with Charles Barkley Dips; 'NBA Basketball' Leads Primetime

On March 3, 2018, ABC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.85 rating - followed by CBS (0.50), NBC (0.43) and FOX (0.40).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 3.720 million viewers - followed by ABC (2.675), NBC (1.574) and FOX (1.426).

FOX aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - NBA Basketball was adjusted up. NBA Countdown and NHL Hockey were adjusted down.

ABC (0.85 Rating, 2.675 Million Viewers)
        NBA COUNTDOWN (0.5)
        NBA BASKETBALL (1.0)

CBS (0.50 Rating, 3.720 Million Viewers)
        NCIS: NEW ORLEANS (0.4) REPEAT
        48 HOURS (0.5) REPEAT
        48 HOURS (0.6, +0.2)

NBC (0.43 Rating, 1.574 Million Viewers)
        NHL HOCKEY (0.3)
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (1.9, -0.1)

FOX (0.40 Rating, 1.426 Million Viewers)
        MASTERCHEF JUNIOR (0.4) REPEAT
        SHOWTIME AT THE APOLLO (0.4) REPEAT


                                          The Final Ratings for Saturday, March 3 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
ABC
NBA Countdown
0.5
2.028

CBS
NCIS: New Orleans - R
0.4
3.416

FOX
MasterChef Junior - R
0.4
1.362

NBC
NHL Hockey (8-11)
0.3
1.107
8:30 PM
ABC
NBA Basketball (8:30-11)
1.0
3.193
9:00 PM
CBS
48 Hours - R
0.5
3.570

FOX
Showtime at the Apollo - R
0.4
1.486
10:00 PM
CBS
48 Hours
0.6
4.237
11:30 PM
NBC
Saturday Night Live (11:30-1)
1.9


Average Rating: 0.67
Average Viewership: 2.550


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.