Tuesday, April 10, 2018

UPDATED Saturday Ratings - 'Saturday Night Live' with Chadwick Boseman Steady; 'NBA Basketball' Leads Primetime

On April 7, 2018, ABC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.65 rating - followed by NBC (0.60), CBS (0.47) and FOX (0.30).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 3.545 million viewers - followed by NBC (2.737), ABC (2.353) and FOX (1.223).

FOX aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - NBA Basketball was adjusted up. The repeats of Superstore, Dateline and Saturday Night Live were adjusted down.

ABC (0.65 Rating, 2.353 Million Viewers)
        NBA COUNTDOWN (0.4)
        NBA BASKETBALL (0.8)

NBC (0.60 Rating, 2.737 Million Viewers)
        WILL & GRACE (0.3) REPEAT
        SUPERSTORE (0.3) REPEAT
        DATELINE (0.5) REPEAT
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (0.6) REPEAT
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (1.9, +0.0)

CBS (0.47 Rating, 3.545 Million Viewers)
        RANSOM (0.4) SEASON PREMIERE
        NCIS (0.4) REPEAT
        48 HOURS (0.6, +0.1)

FOX (0.30 Rating, 1.223 Million Viewers)
        MASTERCHEF JUNIOR (0.3) REPEAT
        SHOWTIME AT THE APOLLO (0.3) REPEAT


                                            The Final Ratings for Saturday, April 7 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
CBS
Ransom
0.4
2.644

ABC
NBA Countdown
0.4
1.708

NBC
Will & Grace - R
0.3
1.859

FOX
MasterChef Junior - R
0.3
1.136
8:30 PM
ABC
NBA Basketball (8:30-11)
0.8
2.673

NBC
Superstore - R
0.3
1.350
9:00 PM
NBC
Dateline - R
0.5
2.693

CBS
NCIS - R
0.4
3.404

FOX
Showtime at the Apollo - R
0.3
1.328
10:00 PM
NBC
Saturday Night Live - R
0.6
2.689

CBS
48 Hours
0.6
4.662
11:30 PM
NBC
Saturday Night Live (11:30-1)
1.9


Average Rating: 0.57
Average Viewership: 2.377


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.