Wednesday, February 20, 2019

UPDATED Saturday Ratings - 'Saturday Night Live' with Don Cheadle and '48 Hours' Drop; 'Ransom' Returns Low

On February 16, 2019, NBC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.47 rating - followed by ABC (0.43), FOX (0.30) and CBS (0.23).

Furthermore, ABC won in total viewers with 2.796 million viewers - followed by NBC (2.634), CBS (2.282) and FOX (1.257).

ABC aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - The repeats of America's Got Talent: The Champions and Saturday Night Live were adjusted down.

NBC (0.47 Rating, 2.634 Million Viewers)
        AMERICA'S GOT TALENT: THE CHAMPIONS (0.3) REPEAT
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (0.5) REPEAT
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (1.6, -0.3)

ABC (0.43 Rating, 2.796 Million Viewers)
        AMERICA'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS (0.4) REPEAT
        AMERICA'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS (0.4) REPEAT
        20/20 (0.5) REPEAT

FOX (0.30 Rating, 1.257 Million Viewers)
        BOXING (0.3)

CBS (0.23 Rating, 2.282 Million Viewers)
        THE WORLD'S BEST (0.2) REPEAT
        RANSOM (0.2) SEASON PREMIERE
        48 HOURS (0.3, -0.4)


                                          The Final Ratings for Saturday, February 16 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
ABC
America’s Funniest Home Videos - R
0.4
2.763

NBC
America’s Got Talent: The Champions (8-10) - R
0.3
2.225

FOX
Boxing (8-10)
0.3
1.376

CBS
The World’s Best - R
0.2
1.885
9:00 PM
ABC
America’s Funniest Home Videos - R
0.4
2.547

CBS
Ransom
0.2
2.167
10:00 PM
ABC
20/20 - R
0.5
3.086

NBC
Saturday Night Live - R
0.5
2.436

CBS
48 Hours
0.3
2.756
11:30 PM
NBC
Saturday Night Live (11:30-1)
1.6


Average Rating: 0.47
Average Viewership: 2.360


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.