Tuesday, December 4, 2018

UPDATED Saturday Ratings - 'College Football' Performs Well on ABC and FOX; 'Saturday Night Live' with Claire Foy Drops

On December 1, 2018, FOX won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 2.17 rating - followed by ABC (1.10), CBS (0.73) and NBC (0.53).

Furthermore, FOX won in total viewers with 8.266 million viewers - followed by ABC (4.368), CBS (3.427) and NBC (3.299).




UPDATE - FOX's College Football was adjusted up. The repeats of The Neighborhood, Happy Together and Dateline were adjusted down.

FOX (2.17 Rating, 8.266 Million Viewers)
        COLLEGE FOOTBALL (2.4)

ABC (1.10 Rating, 4.368 Million Viewers)
        COLLEGE FOOTBALL (1.1)

CBS (0.73 Rating, 3.427 Million Viewers)
        THE NEIGHBORHOOD (0.9) REPEAT
        HAPPY TOGETHER (0.6) REPEAT
        S.W.A.T. (0.5) REPEAT
        48 HOURS (0.6, +0.0)

NBC (0.53 Rating, 3.299 Million Viewers)
        DATELINE (0.4) REPEAT
        DATELINE (0.5) REPEAT
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (0.5) REPEAT
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (1.5, -0.2)


                                         The Final Ratings for Saturday, December 1 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
FOX
College Football (8-11)
2.4
8.659

ABC
College Football (8-11)
1.1
4.236

CBS
The Neighborhood - R
0.9
3.322

NBC
Dateline - R
0.4
3.006
8:30 PM
CBS
Happy Together - R
0.6
2.390
9:00 PM
NBC
Dateline - R
0.5
3.511

CBS
S.W.A.T. - R
0.5
2.671
10:00 PM
CBS
48 Hours
0.6
3.784

NBC
Saturday Night Live - R
0.5
2.547
11:30 PM
NBC
Saturday Night Live (11:30-1)
1.5


Average Rating: 0.90
Average Viewership: 3.792


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.