Thursday, December 27, 2018

UPDATED Saturday Ratings - 'Dateline' and 'Saturday Night Live' Repeats Lead Night; 'The Alec Baldwin Show' Steady

On December 22, 2018, NBC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.63 rating - followed by FOX (0.45), CBS (0.37) and ABC (0.30).

Furthermore, NBC won in total viewers with 3.494 million viewers - followed by CBS (2.965), ABC (2.103) and FOX (1.687).

CBS and NBC aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - The repeat of Saturday Night Live was adjusted down.

NBC (0.63 Rating, 3.494 Million Viewers)
        DATELINE (0.6) REPEAT
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (0.6) REPEAT

FOX (0.45 Rating, 1.687 Million Viewers)
        PREMIER BOXING CHAMPIONS (0.5)

CBS (0.37 Rating, 2.965 Million Viewers)
        NCIS (0.3) REPEAT
        FBI (0.3) REPEAT
        48 HOURS (0.5) REPEAT

ABC (0.30 Rating, 2.103 Million Viewers)
        CMA COUNTRY CHRISTMAS (0.3) REPEAT
        THE ALEC BALDWIN SHOW (0.2, +0.0)


                                        The Final Ratings for Saturday, December 22 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
NBC
Dateline (8-10) - R
0.6
3.304

FOX
Premier Boxing Champions (8-10)
0.5
1.969

CBS
NCIS - R
0.3
2.677

ABC
CMA Country Christmas (8-10) - R
0.3
2.551
9:00 PM
CBS
FBI - R
0.3
2.574
10:00 PM
NBC
Saturday Night Live - R
0.6
3.094

CBS
48 Hours - R
0.5
3.436

ABC
The Alec Baldwin Show
0.2
1.017

Average Rating: 0.41
Average Viewership: 2.578


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.