Tuesday, December 31, 2019

UPDATED Saturday Ratings - 'Dateline' and 'Saturday Night Live' Repeats Lead Quiet Night; 'Faces of Family Separation' Low

On December 28, 2019, NBC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.40 rating - followed by ABC (0.28), FOX (0.20) and CBS (0.17).

Furthermore, NBC won in total viewers with 2.949 million viewers - followed by ABC (1.904), CBS (1.842) and FOX (1.064).

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


UPDATE - The Faces of Family Separation and the repeat of S.W.A.T. were adjusted down.

NBC (0.40 Rating, 2.949 Million Viewers)
        DATELINE (0.4) REPEAT
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (0.4) REPEAT

ABC (0.28 Rating, 1.904 Million Viewers)
        LIVE IN FRONT OF A STUDIO AUDIENCE: ALL IN THE FAMILY AND GOOD TIMES (0.3)
        THE CONNERS (0.2) REPEAT
        20/20 (0.3) REPEAT

FOX (0.20 Rating, 1.064 Million Viewers)
        9-1-1 (0.2) REPEAT
        THE RESIDENT (0.2) REPEAT

CBS (0.17 Rating, 1.842 Million Viewers)
        NCIS: LOS ANGELES (0.2) REPEAT
        S.W.A.T. (0.2) REPEAT
        CBS NEWS SPECIAL: THE FACES OF FAMILY SEPARATION (0.1)


                                           The Final Ratings for Saturday, December 28 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
NBC
Dateline (8-10) - R
0.4
3.183

ABC
Live In Front of a Studio Audience (8-9:30) - R
0.3
1.801

CBS
NCIS: Los Angeles - R
0.2
2.313

FOX
9-1-1 - R
0.2
1.123
9:00 PM
CBS
S.W.A.T. - R
0.2
1.986

FOX
The Resident - R
0.2
1.005
9:30 PM
ABC
The Conners - R
0.2
1.287
10:00 PM
NBC
Saturday Night Live - R
0.4
2.481

ABC
20/20 - R
0.3
2.366

CBS
The Faces of Family Separation
0.1
1.228

Average Rating: 0.25
Average Viewership: 1.877


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.