Tuesday, October 22, 2019

UPDATED Saturday Ratings - 'College Football' Easily Dominates Night for ABC; '48 Hours' Steady

On October 19, 2019, ABC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.70 rating - followed by NBC (0.40), FOX (0.35) and CBS (0.30).

Furthermore, ABC won in total viewers with 6.658 million viewers - followed by CBS (2.267), NBC (1.915) and FOX (1.831).

NBC and FOX aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - College Football was adjusted up. The 8PM repeat of The Masked Singer was adjusted down.

ABC (1.70 Rating, 6.658 Million Viewers)
        COLLEGE FOOTBALL (1.7)

NBC (0.40 Rating, 1.915 Million Viewers)
        JURASSIC WORLD (0.4) REPEAT

FOX (0.35 Rating, 1.831 Million Viewers)
        THE MASKED SINGER (0.3) REPEAT
        THE MASKED SINGER (0.4) REPEAT

CBS (0.30 Rating, 2.267 Million Viewers)
        BOB HEARTS ABISHOLA (0.2) REPEAT
        BOB HEARTS ABISHOLA (0.2) REPEAT
        FBI (0.3) REPEAT
        48 HOURS (0.4, +0.0)


                                          The Final Ratings for Saturday, October 19 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
7:30 PM
ABC
College Football (7:30-11)
1.7
6.658
8:00 PM
NBC
Jurassic World (8-11) - R
0.4
1.915

FOX
The Masked Singer - R
0.3
1.646

CBS
Bob Hearts Abishola - R
0.2
1.735
8:30 PM
CBS
Bob Hearts Abishola - R
0.2
1.711
9:00 PM
FOX
The Masked Singer - R
0.4
2.015

CBS
FBI - R
0.3
2.066
10:00 PM
CBS
48 Hours
0.4
3.013

Average Rating: 0.49
Average Viewership: 2.595


NOTE: For the 2019-20 broadcast season, Nielsen has determined that there are 120.6 million TV households in the United States - with 307.3 million people ages 2 and up. 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.