Wednesday, September 4, 2019

UPDATED Saturday Ratings - 'College Football' Returns with Dominating Numbers for ABC; 'Boxing' Low on FOX

On August 31, 2019, ABC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.90 rating - followed by NBC (0.37), FOX (0.30) and CBS (0.27).

Furthermore, ABC won in total viewers with 6.863 million viewers - followed by NBC (2.182), CBS (2.057) and FOX (1.104).

CBS and NBC aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - College Football and the repeat of Dateline were adjusted up.

ABC (1.90 Rating, 6.863 Million Viewers)
        COLLEGE FOOTBALL (1.9)

NBC (0.37 Rating, 2.182 Million Viewers)
        AMERICA'S GOT TALENT (0.3) REPEAT
        DATELINE (0.4) REPEAT

FOX (0.30 Rating, 1.104 Million Viewers)
        BOXING (0.3)

CBS (0.27 Rating, 2.057 Million Viewers)
        BLUE BLOODS (0.2) REPEAT
        48 HOURS (0.3) REPEAT
        48 HOURS (0.3) REPEAT


                                           The Final Ratings for Saturday, August 31 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
7:30 PM
ABC
College Football (7:30-11)
1.9
6.863
8:00 PM
NBC
America’s Got Talent - R
0.3
1.757

FOX
Boxing (8-10)
0.3
1.104

CBS
Blue Bloods - R
0.2
2.050
9:00 PM
NBC
Dateline (9-11) - R
0.4
2.395

CBS
48 Hours - R
0.3
2.042
10:00 PM
CBS
48 Hours - R
0.3
2.079

Average Rating: 0.53
Average Viewership: 2.613


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.