Wednesday, December 4, 2019

UPDATED Saturday Ratings - 'College Football' on FOX Easily Leads Primetime; '48 Hours' Ticks Up

On November 30, 2019, FOX won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.60 rating - followed by ABC (0.60), CBS (0.47) and NBC (0.30).

Furthermore, FOX won in total viewers with 5.817 million viewers - followed by NBC (2.805), ABC (2.431) and CBS (2.418).

NBC aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - College Football (on ABC and FOX) was adjusted up.

FOX (1.60 Rating, 5.817 Million Viewers)
        COLLEGE FOOTBALL (1.6)

ABC (0.60 Rating, 2.431 Million Viewers)
        COLLEGE FOOTBALL (0.6)

CBS (0.47 Rating, 2.418 Million Viewers)
        ROBBIE THE REINDEER (0.5) REPEAT
        THE STORY OF SANTA CLAUS (0.4) REPEAT
        48 HOURS (0.5, +0.1)

NBC (0.30 Rating, 2.805 Million Viewers)
        IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE (0.3) REPEAT


                                          The Final Ratings for Saturday, November 30 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
7:30 PM
ABC
College Football (7:30-11)
0.6
2.431
8:00 PM
FOX
College Football (8-11)
1.6
5.817

CBS
Robbie the Reindeer - R
0.5
2.196

NBC
It’s a Wonderful Life (8-11) - R
0.3
2.805
9:00 PM
CBS
The Story of Santa Claus - R
0.4
1.770
10:00 PM
CBS
48 Hours
0.5
3.288

Average Rating: 0.65
Average Viewership: 3.051


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.