Tuesday, December 11, 2018

UPDATED Saturday Ratings - 'Saturday Night Live' with Jason Momoa Rises; 'The Alec Baldwin Show' Returns Low

On December 8, 2018, CBS won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.82 rating - followed by NBC (0.63), FOX (0.45) and ABC (0.27).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 3.721 million viewers - followed by NBC (3.497), ABC (1.546) and FOX (1.333).




UPDATE - The repeats of Dateline were adjusted down.

CBS (0.82 Rating, 3.721 Million Viewers)
        RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER (1.0) REPEAT
        FROSTY THE SNOWMAN (1.0) REPEAT
        FROSTY RETURNS (0.7) REPEAT
        48 HOURS (0.6, +0.0)

NBC (0.63 Rating, 3.497 Million Viewers)
        DATELINE (0.4) REPEAT
        DATELINE (0.5) REPEAT
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (0.8) REPEAT
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (1.7, +0.2)

FOX (0.45 Rating, 1.333 Million Viewers)
        2018 MLS CUP (0.5)

ABC (0.27 Rating, 1.546 Million Viewers)
        THE GREAT AMERICAN BAKING SHOW (0.3) REPEAT
        THE ALEC BALDWIN SHOW (0.2, -0.1)


                                        The Final Ratings for Saturday, December 8 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
CBS
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer - R
1.0
4.088

FOX
2018 MLS Cup (8-10)
0.5
1.563

NBC
Dateline - R
0.4
3.129

ABC
The Great American Baking Show (8-10) - R
0.3
1.812
9:00 PM
CBS
Frosty the Snowman - R
1.0
3.844

NBC
Dateline - R
0.5
3.355
9:30 PM
CBS
Frosty Returns - R
0.7
2.944
10:00 PM
NBC
Saturday Night Live - R
0.8
3.204

CBS
48 Hours
0.6
3.782

ABC
The Alec Baldwin Show
0.2
1.053
11:30 PM
NBC
Saturday Night Live (11:30-1)
1.7


Average Rating: 0.70
Average Viewership: 2.877


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.