Tuesday, May 15, 2018

UPDATED Saturday Ratings - 'Saturday Night Live' with Amy Schumer Holds Steady; 'NHL Playoffs' Lead Primetime

On May 12, 2018, NBC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.73 rating - followed by CBS (0.37), ABC (0.37) and FOX (0.30).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 3.050 million viewers - followed by NBC (2.570), ABC (2.156) and FOX (1.027).

ABC and FOX aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - NHL Hockey was adjusted down.

NBC (0.73 Rating, 2.570 Million Viewers)
        NHL HOCKEY (0.7)
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (0.7) REPEAT
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (1.8, +0.0)

CBS (0.37 Rating, 3.050 Million Viewers)
        RANSOM (0.2, -0.1)
        48 HOURS (0.4, -0.1)
        48 HOURS (0.5, +0.0)

ABC (0.37 Rating, 2.156 Million Viewers)
        AMERICAN IDOL (0.4) REPEAT
        20/20 (0.3) REPEAT

FOX (0.30 Rating, 1.027 Million Viewers)
        MASTERCHEF JUNIOR (0.3) REPEAT
        MASTERCHEF JUNIOR (0.3) REPEAT


                                           The Final Ratings for Saturday, May 12 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
7:00 PM
NBC
NHL Hockey (7-10)
0.7
2.344
8:00 PM
ABC
American Idol (8-10) - R
0.4
2.183

FOX
MasterChef Junior - R
0.3
0.922

CBS
Ransom
0.2
2.407
9:00 PM
CBS
48 Hours
0.4
3.180

FOX
MasterChef Junior - R
0.3
1.127
10:00 PM
NBC
Saturday Night Live - R
0.7
2.429

CBS
48 Hours
0.5
3.619

ABC
20|20 - R
0.3
2.056
11:30 PM
NBC
Saturday Night Live (11:30-1)
1.8


Average Rating: 0.56
Average Viewership: 2.252


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.