Wednesday, January 22, 2020

UPDATED Saturday Ratings - 'NBA Basketball' Leads Overall Quiet Night for ABC; '48 Hours' Ticks Up

On January 18, 2020, ABC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.80 rating - followed by NBC (0.47), CBS (0.33) and FOX (0.30).

Furthermore, NBC won in total viewers with 3.343 million viewers - followed by ABC (2.676), CBS (2.567) and FOX (1.302).

NBC aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - NBA Basketball was adjusted up. The Jump was adjusted down.

ABC (0.80 Rating, 2.676 Million Viewers)
        THE JUMP (0.3)
        NBA BASKETBALL (0.9)

NBC (0.47 Rating, 3.343 Million Viewers)
        DATELINE (0.5) REPEAT
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (0.4) REPEAT

CBS (0.33 Rating, 2.567 Million Viewers)
        NCIS: LOS ANGELES (0.3) REPEAT
        48 HOURS (0.2) REPEAT
        48 HOURS (0.5, +0.2)

FOX (0.30 Rating, 1.302 Million Viewers)
        BOXING (0.3)


                                           The Final Ratings for Saturday, January 18 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
NBC
Dateline (8-10) - R
0.5
3.690

CBS
NCIS: Los Angeles - R
0.3
2.570

ABC
The Jump
0.3
1.478

FOX
Boxing (8-10)
0.3
1.302
8:30 PM
ABC
NBA Basketball (8:30-11)
0.9
2.916
9:00 PM
CBS
48 Hours - R
0.2
1.728
10:00 PM
CBS
48 Hours
0.5
3.404

NBC
Saturday Night Live - R
0.4
2.649

Average Rating: 0.43
Average Viewership: 2.467


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.