Tuesday, October 2, 2018

UPDATED Saturday Ratings - ABC Leads 'College Football' Coverage; 'Saturday Night Live' Premieres Up

On September 29, 2018, ABC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 2.67 rating - followed by NBC (0.93), CBS (0.53) and FOX (0.37).

Furthermore, ABC won in total viewers with 8.866 million viewers - followed by CBS (3.458), NBC (3.454) and FOX (1.373).




UPDATE - ABC's College Football was adjusted up. NBC's College Football was adjusted down.

ABC (2.67 Rating, 8.866 Million Viewers)
        COLLEGE FOOTBALL (2.8)

NBC (0.93 Rating, 3.454 Million Viewers)
        COLLEGE FOOTBALL (0.8)
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (2.3) SEASON PREMIERE

CBS (0.53 Rating, 3.458 Million Viewers)
        FBI (0.4) REPEAT
        48 HOURS (0.6) SEASON PREMIERE
        48 HOURS (0.6)

FOX (0.37 Rating, 1.373 Million Viewers)
        COLLEGE FOOTBALL (0.4)


                                        The Final Ratings for Saturday, September 29 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
ABC
College Football (8-11)
2.8
9.141

NBC
College Football (8-11)
0.8
3.443

CBS
FBI - R
0.4
2.941

FOX
College Football (8-11)
0.4
1.286
9:00 PM
CBS
48 Hours
0.6
3.448

CBS
48 Hours
0.6
3.956
11:30 PM
NBC
Saturday Night Live (11:30-1)
2.3


Average Rating: 1.13
Average Viewership: 4.036


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.