Tuesday, April 2, 2019

UPDATED Saturday Ratings - 'Saturday Night Live' with Sandra Oh Drops; '48 Hours' Also Down; 'Ransom' Ticks Up

On March 30, 2019, NBC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.53 rating - followed by ABC (0.30), CBS (0.30) and FOX (0.25).

Furthermore, NBC won in total viewers with 3.050 million viewers - followed by ABC (2.211), CBS (2.015) and FOX (1.070).

ABC and FOX aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - The repeats of Dateline were adjusted down.

NBC (0.53 Rating, 3.050 Million Viewers)
        DATELINE (0.4) REPEAT
        DATELINE (0.4) REPEAT
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (0.5) REPEAT
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (1.5, -0.2)

ABC (0.30 Rating, 2.211 Million Viewers)
        AMERICAN IDOL (0.3) REPEAT
        20/20 (0.3) REPEAT

CBS (0.30 Rating, 2.015 Million Viewers)
        RANSOM (0.3, +0.1)
        MILLION DOLLAR MILE (0.3) REPEAT
        48 HOURS (0.3, -0.3)

FOX (0.25 Rating, 1.070 Million Viewers)
        MASTERCHEF JUNIOR (0.3) REPEAT
        9-1-1 (0.2) REPEAT


                                           The Final Ratings for Saturday, March 30 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
NBC
Dateline - R
0.4
2.832

ABC
American Idol (8-10) - R
0.3
2.203

CBS
Ransom
0.3
2.097

FOX
MasterChef Junior - R
0.3
0.996
9:00 PM
NBC
Dateline - R
0.4
2.867

CBS
Million Dollar Mile - R
0.3
1.270

FOX
9-1-1 - R
0.2
1.096
10:00 PM
NBC
Saturday Night Live - R
0.5
2.401

CBS
48 Hours
0.3
2.630

ABC
20/20 - R
0.3
2.307
11:30 PM
NBC
Saturday Night Live (11:30-1)
1.5


Average Rating: 0.44
Average Viewership: 2.070


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.