Tuesday, July 3, 2018

UPDATED Saturday Ratings - 'MLB Baseball' Leads Primetime; 'Taken' Finale Ticks Up; 'Ransom' Finale Dips

On June 30, 2018, FOX won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.65 rating - followed by NBC (0.43), ABC (0.40) and CBS (0.23).

Furthermore, FOX won in total viewers with 2.990 million viewers - followed by NBC (2.829), CBS (2.268) and ABC (2.159).

ABC aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - Taken was adjusted down.

FOX (0.65 Rating, 2.990 Million Viewers)
        MLB BASEBALL (0.7)

NBC (0.43 Rating, 2.829 Million Viewers)
        TAKEN (0.2, +0.0) SERIES FINALE
        DATELINE (0.5) REPEAT

ABC (0.40 Rating, 2.159 Million Viewers)
        AMERICA'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS (0.5) REPEAT
        TRUTH AND LIES: THE MURDER OF LACI PETERSON (0.3) REPEAT

CBS (0.23 Rating, 2.268 Million Viewers)
        RANSOM (0.2, -0.1)
        RANSOM (0.2, -0.1) SEASON FINALE
        48 HOURS (0.3) REPEAT


                                            The Final Ratings for Saturday, June 30 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
7:00 PM
FOX
MLB Baseball (8-10)
0.7
3.228
8:00 PM
ABC
America’s Funniest Home Videos - R
0.5
2.662

NBC
Taken
0.2
1.884

CBS
Ransom
0.2
2.438
9:00 PM
NBC
Dateline (9-11) - R
0.5
3.377

ABC
Truth & Lies: Murder of Laci Peterson (9-11) - R
0.3
1.873

CBS
Ransom
0.2
2.190
10:00 PM
CBS
48 Hours - R
0.3
2.094

Average Rating: 0.36
Average Viewership: 2.468


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.