Tuesday, July 2, 2019

UPDATED Saturday Ratings - 'MLB Baseball' and 'Dateline' Repeat Lead Quiet Night for the Broadcast Networks

On June 29, 2019, FOX won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.33 rating - followed by NBC (0.30), ABC (0.30) and CBS (0.20).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 2.224 million viewers - followed by NBC (2.023), ABC (1.842) and FOX (1.802).

ABC and NBC aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - MLB Baseball was adjusted up.

FOX (0.33 Rating, 1.802 Million Viewers)
        MLB BASEBALL (0.4)

NBC (0.30 Rating, 2.023 Million Viewers)
        SONGLAND (0.2) REPEAT
        DATELINE (0.4) REPEAT

ABC (0.30 Rating, 1.842 Million Viewers)
        PRESS YOUR LUCK (0.3) REPEAT
        CARD SHARKS (0.3) REPEAT
        MATCH GAME (0.3) REPEAT

CBS (0.20 Rating, 2.224 Million Viewers)
        MAGNUM P.I. (0.2) REPEAT
        48 HOURS (0.2) REPEAT
        48 HOURS (0.2) REPEAT


                                            The Final Ratings for Saturday, June 29 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
FOX
MLB Baseball (8-10)
0.4
2.173

ABC
Press Your Luck - R
0.3
1.943

CBS
Magnum P.I. - R
0.2
1.975

NBC
Songland - R
0.2
1.100
9:00 PM
NBC
Dateline (9-11) - R
0.4
2.492

ABC
Card Sharks - R
0.3
1.741

CBS
48 Hours - R
0.2
2.224
10:00 PM
ABC
Match Game - R
0.3
1.820

CBS
48 Hours - R
0.2
2.350

Average Rating: 0.28
Average Viewership: 1.980


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.