Tuesday, April 30, 2019

UPDATED Saturday Ratings - 'NHL Hockey' Easily Leads Night for NBC; 'Ransom' Ticks Up; '48 Hours' Dips

On April 27, 2019, NBC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.77 rating - followed by ABC (0.40), CBS (0.30) and FOX (0.20).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 3.067 million viewers - followed by NBC (2.604), ABC (2.349) and FOX (0.896).

ABC and FOX aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - The repeat of FBI was adjusted up. The repeat of 20/20 was adjusted down.

NBC (0.77 Rating, 2.604 Million Viewers)
        NHL HOCKEY (0.8)

ABC (0.40 Rating, 2.349 Million Viewers)
        AMERICAN IDOL (0.3) REPEAT
        20/20 (0.4) REPEAT

CBS (0.30 Rating, 3.067 Million Viewers)
        RANSOM (0.3, +0.1)
        FBI (0.3) REPEAT
        48 HOURS (0.4, -0.1)

FOX (0.20 Rating, 0.896 Million Viewers)
        MASTERCHEF JUNIOR (0.2) REPEAT
        THE RESIDENT (0.2) REPEAT


                                            The Final Ratings for Saturday, April 27 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
NBC
NHL Hockey (8-11)
0.8
2.852

CBS
Ransom
0.3
2.795

ABC
American Idol (8-10) - R
0.3
1.801

FOX
MasterChef Junior - R
0.2
0.858
9:00 PM
CBS
FBI - R
0.3
3.049

FOX
The Resident - R
0.2
0.765
10:00 PM
CBS
48 Hours
0.4
3.321

ABC
20/20 - R
0.4
2.506

Average Rating: 0.36
Average Viewership: 2.243


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.