Tuesday, October 8, 2019

UPDATED Saturday Ratings - 'Saturday Night Live' with Phoebe Waller-Bridge Dips; 'College Football' on ABC Leads Primetime

On October 5, 2019, ABC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.60 rating - followed by FOX (0.50), CBS (0.40) and NBC (0.40).

Furthermore, ABC won in total viewers with 6.677 million viewers - followed by CBS (3.161), NBC (2.151) and FOX (2.002).




UPDATE - FOX's College Football and 48 Hours were adjusted up. Saturday Night Live and the repeat of Dateline were adjusted down.

ABC (1.60 Rating, 6.677 Million Viewers)
        COLLEGE FOOTBALL (1.6)

FOX (0.50 Rating, 2.002 Million Viewers)
        COLLEGE FOOTBALL (0.5)

CBS (0.40 Rating, 3.161 Million Viewers)
        FBI (0.4) REPEAT
        BULL (0.3) REPEAT
        48 HOURS (0.5, +0.1)

NBC (0.40 Rating, 2.151 Million Viewers)
        THE VOICE (0.3) REPEAT
        DATELINE (0.4) REPEAT
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (0.5) REPEAT
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (1.2, -0.1)


                                            The Final Ratings for Saturday, October 5 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
7:30 PM
ABC
College Football (7:30-11)
1.6
6.677
8:00 PM
FOX
College Football (8-11)
0.5
2.002

CBS
FBI - R
0.4
2.968

NBC
The Voice - R
0.3
1.632
9:00 PM
NBC
Dateline - R
0.4
2.581

CBS
Bull - R
0.3
2.850
10:00 PM
NBC
Saturday Night Live - R
0.5
2.241

CBS
48 Hours
0.5
3.665
11:30 PM
NBC
Saturday Night Live (11:30-1)
1.2
5.882

Average Rating: 0.63
Average Viewership: 3.389


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.