Wednesday, January 2, 2019

UPDATED Saturday Ratings - 'Dateline' and 'Saturday Night Live' Repeats Top Quiet Night; 'The Alec Baldwin Show' Hits New Low

On December 29, 2018, NBC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.53 rating - followed by CBS (0.27), ABC (0.23) and FOX (0.20).

Furthermore, NBC won in total viewers with 2.921 million viewers - followed by CBS (2.118), ABC (1.458) and FOX (1.280).

NBC and FOX aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - The repeat of Dateline was adjusted down.

NBC (0.53 Rating, 2.921 Million Viewers)
        DATELINE (0.5) REPEAT
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (0.5) REPEAT

CBS (0.27 Rating, 2.118 Million Viewers)
        GOD FRIENDED ME (0.2) REPEAT
        48 HOURS (0.2) REPEAT
        48 HOURS (0.4) REPEAT

ABC (0.23 Rating, 1.458 Million Viewers)
        MICKEY'S 90TH SPECTACULAR (0.3) REPEAT
        THE ALEC BALDWIN SHOW (0.1, -0.1)

FOX (0.20 Rating, 1.280 Million Viewers)
        9-1-1 (0.2) REPEAT
        THE RESIDENT (0.2) REPEAT


                                         The Final Ratings for Saturday, December 29 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
NBC
Dateline (8-10) - R
0.5
3.276

ABC
Mickey’s 90th Spectacular (8-10) - R
0.3
1.760

CBS
God Friended Me - R
0.2
1.634

FOX
9-1-1 - R
0.2
1.391
9:00 PM
CBS
48 Hours - R
0.2
1.763

FOX
The Resident - R
0.2
1.143
10:00 PM
NBC
Saturday Night Live - R
0.5
2.248

CBS
48 Hours - R
0.4
2.971

ABC
The Alec Baldwin Show
0.1
0.852

Average Rating: 0.29
Average Viewership: 1.893


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.