Tuesday, October 9, 2018

UPDATED Saturday Ratings - ABC Wins Primetime with 'College Football'; 'Saturday Night Live' with Awkwafina Drops

On October 6, 2018, ABC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.13 rating - followed by CBS (0.48), NBC (0.47) and FOX (0.47).

Furthermore, ABC won in total viewers with 4.441 million viewers - followed by CBS (2.875), NBC (2.849) and FOX (1.410).




UPDATE - ABC's College Football was adjusted up. The repeat of NBC's Dateline was adjusted down.

ABC (1.13 Rating, 4.441 Million Viewers)
        COLLEGE FOOTBALL (1.2)

CBS (0.48 Rating, 2.875 Million Viewers)
        THE NEIGHBORHOOD (0.5) REPEAT
        HAPPY TOGETHER (0.4) REPEAT
        GOD FRIENDED ME (0.4) REPEAT
        48 HOURS (0.6, +0.0)

NBC (0.47 Rating, 2.849 Million Viewers)
        DATELINE (0.4) REPEAT
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (0.5) REPEAT
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (1.7, -0.6)

FOX (0.47 Rating, 1.410 Million Viewers)
        COLLEGE FOOTBALL (0.5)


                                          The Final Ratings for Saturday, October 6 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
ABC
College Football (8-11)
1.2
4.473

CBS
The Neighborhood - R
0.5
2.714

FOX
College Football (8-11)
0.5
2.027

NBC
Dateline (8-10) - R
0.4
2.678
8:30 PM
CBS
Happy Together - R
0.4
2.100
9:00 PM
CBS
God Friended Me - R
0.4
2.625
10:00 PM
CBS
48 Hours
0.6
3.607

NBC
Saturday Night Live - R
0.5
2.271
11:30 PM
NBC
Saturday Night Live (11:30-1)
1.7


Average Rating: 0.69
Average Viewership: 2.812


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.