Tuesday, January 29, 2019

UPDATED Saturday Ratings - 'NBA Basketball' Leads Primetime for ABC; 'Saturday Night Live' with James McAvoy Dips

On January 26, 2019, ABC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.02 rating - followed by NBC (0.70), CBS (0.53) and FOX (0.40).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 3.994 million viewers - followed by ABC (3.189), NBC (2.147) and FOX (1.714).




UPDATE - NBA Basketball and Boxing were adjusted up. NBA Countdown and 2019 NHL All-Star Game were adjusted down.

ABC (1.02 Rating, 3.189 Million Viewers)
        NBA COUNTDOWN (0.4)
        NBA BASKETBALL (1.4)

NBC (0.70 Rating, 2.147 Million Viewers)
        2019 NHL ALL-STAR GAME (0.6)
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (1.7, -0.1)

CBS (0.53 Rating, 3.994 Million Viewers)
        FBI (0.4) REPEAT
        48 HOURS (0.5, +0.1)
        48 HOURS (0.7, +0.3)

FOX (0.40 Rating, 1.714 Million Viewers)
        BOXING (0.5)


                                          The Final Ratings for Saturday, January 26 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
NBC
2019 NHL All Star Game (8-11)
0.6
1.778

FOX
Boxing (8-10)
0.5
1.980

CBS
FBI - R
0.4
3.300

ABC
NBA Countdown
0.4
1.842
8:30 PM
ABC
NBA Basketball (8:30-11)
1.4
4.291
9:00 PM
CBS
48 Hours
0.5
3.790
10:00 PM
CBS
48 Hours
0.7
4.829
11:30 PM
NBC
Saturday Night Live (11:30-1)
1.7


Average Rating: 0.78
Average Viewership: 3.116


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.