Tuesday, November 20, 2018

UPDATED Saturday Ratings - 'Saturday Night Live' with Steve Carell Rises; ABC Leads Primetime with 'College Football'

On November 17, 2018, ABC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.83 rating - followed by FOX (0.63), NBC (0.53) and CBS (0.50).

Furthermore, NBC won in total viewers with 3.257 million viewers - followed by CBS (3.120), ABC (3.088) and FOX (2.596).




UPDATE - FOX's College Football was adjusted up.

ABC (0.83 Rating, 3.088 Million Viewers)
        COLLEGE FOOTBALL (0.8)

FOX (0.63 Rating, 2.596 Million Viewers)
        COLLEGE FOOTBALL (0.7)

NBC (0.53 Rating, 3.257 Million Viewers)
        DATELINE (0.5) REPEAT
        DATELINE (0.6) REPEAT
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (0.5) REPEAT
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (1.7, +0.2)

CBS (0.50 Rating, 3.120 Million Viewers)
        BULL (0.4) REPEAT
        48 HOURS (0.4) REPEAT
        48 HOURS (0.7, +0.2)


                                         The Final Ratings for Saturday, November 17 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
ABC
College Football (8-11)
0.8
3.098

FOX
College Football (8-11)
0.7
2.762

NBC
Dateline - R
0.5
3.071

CBS
Bull - R
0.4
2.624
9:00 PM
NBC
Dateline - R
0.6
3.321

CBS
48 Hours - R
0.4
2.603
10:00 PM
CBS
48 Hours
0.7
4.091

NBC
Saturday Night Live - R
0.5
2.651
11:30 PM
NBC
Saturday Night Live (11:30-1)
1.7


Average Rating: 0.70
Average Viewership: 3.028


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.