Tuesday, August 20, 2019

UPDATED Saturday Ratings - '48 Hours,' 'Live In Front of a Studio Audience' and 'Dateline' Repeats Lead Night

On August 17, 2019, CBS won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.53 rating - followed by ABC (0.45), NBC (0.40) and FOX (0.25).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 3.360 million viewers - followed by NBC (2.599), ABC (2.066) and FOX (1.088).

ABC, CBS, NBC and FOX aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - The repeats of NCIS: Los Angeles, 48 Hours, Live In Front of a Studio Audience, All About "All in the Family" & "The Jeffersons", Jimmy Kimmel Live, So You Think You Can Dance and Beat Shazam were adjusted down.

CBS (0.53 Rating, 3.360 Million Viewers)
        NCIS: LOS ANGELES (0.2) REPEAT
        48 HOURS (0.2) REPEAT
        48 HOURS (0.2) REPEAT

ABC (0.45 Rating, 2.066 Million Viewers)
        LIVE IN FRONT OF A STUDIO AUDIENCE: "ALL IN THE FAMILY" AND "THE JEFFERSONS" (0.3) REPEAT
        ALL ABOUT "ALL IN THE FAMILY" AND "THE JEFFERSONS" (0.2) REPEAT
        JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE (0.2) REPEAT

NBC (0.40 Rating, 2.599 Million Viewers)
        AMERICA'S GOT TALENT (0.3) REPEAT
        DATELINE (0.5) REPEAT

FOX (0.25 Rating, 1.088 Million Viewers)
        SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE (0.1) REPEAT
        BEAT SHAZAM (0.2) REPEAT


                                           The Final Ratings for Saturday, August 17 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
NBC
America’s Got Talent - R
0.3
1.661

ABC
Live In Front of a Studio Audience (8-9:30) - R
0.3
1.577

CBS
NCIS: Los Angeles - R
0.2
1.843

FOX
So You Think You Can Dance - R
0.1
0.516
9:00 PM
NBC
Dateline (9-11) - R
0.5
2.799

CBS
48 Hours - R
0.2
1.788

FOX
Beat Shazam - R
0.2
0.767
9:30 PM
ABC
All About “All in the Family” & “The Jeffersons” - R
0.2
1.197
10:00 PM
CBS
48 Hours - R
0.2
1.806

ABC
Jimmy Kimmel Live - R
0.2
1.091

Average Rating: 0.24
Average Viewership: 1.505


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.