Tuesday, March 5, 2019

UPDATED Saturday Ratings - 'Saturday Night Live' with John Mulaney Rises; '48 Hours' Dips; 'Ransom' Steady

On March 2, 2019, ABC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.87 rating - followed by NBC (0.60), CBS (0.37) and FOX (0.25).

Furthermore, NBC won in total viewers with 3.702 million viewers - followed by CBS (3.127), ABC (2.867) and FOX (1.341).

NBC and FOX aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - NBA Basketball was adjusted up. NBA Countdown and the repeats of Dateline were adjusted down.

ABC (0.87 Rating, 2.867 Million Viewers)
        NBA COUNTDOWN (0.4)
        NBA BASKETBALL (1.1)

NBC (0.60 Rating, 3.702 Million Viewers)
        DATELINE (0.4) REPEAT
        DATELINE (0.5) REPEAT
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (0.6) REPEAT
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (1.9, +0.3)

CBS (0.37 Rating, 3.127 Million Viewers)
        RANSOM (0.3, +0.0)
        MAGNUM P.I. (0.3) REPEAT
        48 HOURS (0.5, -0.1)

FOX (0.25 Rating, 1.341 Million Viewers)
        9-1-1 (0.3) REPEAT
        PROVEN INNOCENT (0.2) REPEAT


                                           The Final Ratings for Saturday, March 2 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
NBC
Dateline - R
0.4
3.516

ABC
NBA Countdown
0.4
1.792

CBS
Ransom
0.3
2.732

FOX
9-1-1 - R
0.3
1.426
8:30 PM
ABC
NBA Basketball (8:30-11)
1.1
3.631
9:00 PM
NBC
Dateline - R
0.5
3.429

CBS
Magnum P.I. - R
0.3
2.528

FOX
Proven Innocent - R
0.2
1.190
10:00 PM
NBC
Saturday Night Live - R
0.6
2.788

CBS
48 Hours
0.5
4.120
11:30 PM
NBC
Saturday Night Live (11:30-1)
1.9


Average Rating: 0.59
Average Viewership: 2.715


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.