Tuesday, October 30, 2018

UPDATED Saturday Ratings - 'World Series' Easily Leads Night for FOX; 'College Football' Also Solid on ABC and CBS

On October 27, 2018, FOX won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 2.77 rating - followed by ABC (0.90), CBS (0.60) and NBC (0.53).

Furthermore, FOX won in total viewers with 11.426 million viewers - followed by ABC (3.365), NBC (3.356) and CBS (2.549).

NBC aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - 2018 World Series and ABC's College Football were adjusted up.

FOX (2.77 Rating, 11.426 Million Viewers)
        2018 WORLD SERIES (3.3)

ABC (0.90 Rating, 3.365 Million Viewers)
        COLLEGE FOOTBALL (1.0)

CBS (0.60 Rating, 2.549 Million Viewers)
        COLLEGE FOOTBALL (0.6)

NBC (0.53 Rating, 3.356 Million Viewers)
        DATELINE (0.5) REPEAT
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (0.6) REPEAT


                                          The Final Ratings for Saturday, October 27 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
FOX
2018 World Series (8-11)
3.3
13.563

ABC
College Football (8-11)
1.0
3.486

CBS
College Football (8-11)
0.6
2.447

NBC
Dateline (8-10) - R
0.5
3.609
10:00 PM
NBC
Saturday Night Live - R
0.6
2.834

Average Rating: 1.20
Average Viewership: 5.188


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.