Tuesday, September 25, 2018

UPDATED Saturday Ratings - 'College Football' Easily Leads Night for ABC and FOX

On September 22, 2018, ABC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.93 rating - followed by FOX (0.90), CBS (0.40) and NBC (0.37).

Furthermore, ABC won in total viewers with 3.287 million viewers - followed by FOX (3.160), CBS (2.618) and NBC (2.084).

CBS and NBC aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - ABC's College Football was adjusted up.

ABC (0.93 Rating, 3.287 Million Viewers)
        COLLEGE FOOTBALL (1.2)

FOX (0.90 Rating, 3.160 Million Viewers)
        COLLEGE FOOTBALL (0.9)

CBS (0.40 Rating, 2.618 Million Viewers)
        NCIS: LOS ANGELES (0.4) REPEAT
        NCIS: NEW ORLEANS (0.4) REPEAT
        48 HOURS (0.4) REPEAT

NBC (0.37 Rating, 2.084 Million Viewers)
        AMERICA'S GOT TALENT (0.4) REPEAT
        DATELINE (0.4) REPEAT


                                        The Final Ratings for Saturday, September 22 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
ABC
College Football (8-11)
1.2
4.165

FOX
College Football (8-11)
0.9
3.313

CBS
NCIS: Los Angeles - R
0.4
2.655

NBC
America’s Got Talent (8-10) - R
0.4
1.803
9:00 PM
CBS
NCIS: New Orleans - R
0.4
2.721
10:00 PM
NBC
Dateline - R
0.4
2.524

CBS
48 Hours - R
0.4
2.410

Average Rating: 0.59
Average Viewership: 2.799


NOTE: For the 2018-19 broadcast season, Nielsen has determined that there are 119.9 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.