Tuesday, October 29, 2019

UPDATED Saturday Ratings - 'World Series' Tops 'College Football'; 'Saturday Night Live' with Chance the Rapper Steady

On October 26, 2019, FOX won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 2.30 rating - followed by ABC (1.80), CBS (0.37) and NBC (0.30).

Furthermore, FOX won in total viewers with 10.219 million viewers - followed by ABC (6.754), CBS (2.740) and NBC (1.716).




UPDATE - 2019 World Series and College Football were adjusted up. 48 Hours, Saturday Night Live and the repeats of The Voice and Dateline were adjusted down.

FOX (2.30 Rating, 10.219 Million Viewers)
        2019 WORLD SERIES (2.3)

ABC (1.80 Rating, 6.754 Million Viewers)
        COLLEGE FOOTBALL (1.8)

CBS (0.37 Rating, 2.740 Million Viewers)
        NCIS: NEW ORLEANS (0.4) REPEAT
        48 HOURS (0.3) REPEAT
        48 HOURS (0.4, +0.0)

NBC (0.30 Rating, 1.716 Million Viewers)
        THE VOICE (0.2) REPEAT
        DATELINE (0.3) REPEAT
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (0.4) REPEAT
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (1.2, +0.0)


                                           The Final Ratings for Saturday, October 26 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
7:30 PM
ABC
College Football (7:30-11)
1.8
6.754
8:00 PM
FOX
2019 World Series (8-11)
2.3
10.219

CBS
NCIS: New Orleans - R
0.4
2.736

NBC
The Voice - R
0.2
1.372
9:00 PM
CBS
48 Hours - R
0.3
2.265

NBC
Dateline - R
0.3
1.739
10:00 PM
CBS
48 Hours
0.4
3.220

NBC
Saturday Night Live - R
0.4
2.037
11:30 PM
NBC
Saturday Night Live (11:30-1)
1.2
5.487

Average Rating: 0.81
Average Viewership: 3.981


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.