Tuesday, August 7, 2018

UPDATED Saturday Ratings - 'Dateline' Repeat Leads Very Quiet Night of Primetime; 'Pink Collar Crimes' Steady

On August 4, 2018, NBC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.40 rating - followed by CBS (0.33), ABC (0.30) and FOX (0.20).

Furthermore, NBC won in total viewers with 2.264 million viewers - followed by CBS (2.130), ABC (2.112) and FOX (0.933).

ABC and NBC aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - The repeats of Making It, Dateline, 48 Hours and 20/20: In An Instant were adjusted down.

NBC (0.40 Rating, 2.264 Million Viewers)
        MAKING IT (0.2) REPEAT
        DATELINE (0.4) REPEAT

CBS (0.33 Rating, 2.130 Million Viewers)
        PINK COLLAR CRIMES (0.3, +0.0)
        48 HOURS (0.3) REPEAT

ABC (0.30 Rating, 2.112 Million Viewers)
        THE GOOD DOCTOR (0.2) REPEAT
        20/20: IN AN INSTANT (0.3) REPEAT

FOX (0.20 Rating, 0.933 Million Viewers)
        BOXING (0.2)


                                            The Final Ratings for Saturday, August 4 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
CBS
Pink Collar Crimes
0.3
1.983

NBC
Making It - R
0.2
1.137

ABC
The Good Doctor - R
0.2
2.083

FOX
Boxing (8-10)
0.2
0.941
9:00 PM
NBC
Dateline (9-11) - R
0.4
2.384

ABC
20/20: In An Instant (9-11) - R
0.3
2.015

CBS
48 Hours (9-11) - R
0.3
2.179

Average Rating: 0.27
Average Viewership: 1.817


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.