Tuesday, April 9, 2019

UPDATED Saturday Ratings - 'NCAA Tournament' Dominates for CBS; 'Saturday Night Live' with Kit Harington Rises

On April 6, 2019, CBS won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 3.67 rating - followed by NBC (0.43), ABC (0.33) and FOX (0.20).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 14.544 million viewers - followed by NBC (2.958), ABC (2.423) and FOX (0.865).

ABC and FOX aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - NCAA Tournament was adjusted up. The 9PM repeat of Dateline was adjusted down.

CBS (3.67 Rating, 14.544 Million Viewers)
        2019 NCAA BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT (4.0)

NBC (0.43 Rating, 2.958 Million Viewers)
        DATELINE (0.4) REPEAT
        DATELINE (0.4) REPEAT
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (0.4) REPEAT
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (1.7, +0.2)

ABC (0.33 Rating, 2.423 Million Viewers)
        AMERICAN IDOL (0.3) REPEAT
        20/20 (0.4) REPEAT

FOX (0.20 Rating, 0.865 Million Viewers)
        MASTERCHEF JUNIOR (0.2) REPEAT
        9-1-1 (0.2) REPEAT


                                             The Final Ratings for Saturday, April 6 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
CBS
2019 NCAA Basketball Tournament (8-11)
4.0
15.840

NBC
Dateline - R
0.4
2.734

ABC
American Idol (8-10) - R
0.3
1.978

FOX
MasterChef Junior - R
0.2
0.761
9:00 PM
NBC
Dateline - R
0.4
2.822

FOX
9-1-1 - R
0.2
0.938
10:00 PM
ABC
20|20 - R
0.4
3.314

NBC
Saturday Night Live - R
0.4
2.216
11:30 PM
NBC
Saturday Night Live (11:30-1)
1.7


Average Rating: 0.89
Average Viewership: 3.825


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.