Tuesday, March 3, 2020

UPDATED Saturday Ratings - 'Saturday Night Live' Steady with John Mulaney; 'NBA Basketball' Leads Primetime for ABC

On February 29, 2020, ABC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.63 rating - followed by NBC (0.40), CBS (0.33) and FOX (0.20).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 2.844 million viewers - followed by NBC (2.413), ABC (2.201) and FOX (0.756).




UPDATE - Saturday Night Live, The Jump and the repeats of The Voice and Dateline were adjusted down.

ABC (0.63 Rating, 2.201 Million Viewers)
        THE JUMP (0.3)
        NBA BASKETBALL (0.7)

NBC (0.40 Rating, 2.413 Million Viewers)
        THE VOICE (0.3) REPEAT
        DATELINE (0.4) REPEAT
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (0.5) REPEAT
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (1.2, +0.0)

CBS (0.33 Rating, 2.844 Million Viewers)
        FBI: MOST WANTED (0.3) REPEAT
        BULL (0.3) REPEAT
        48 HOURS (0.4, +0.1)

FOX (0.20 Rating, 0.756 Million Viewers)
        MLS SOCCER (0.2)


                                          The Final Ratings for Saturday, February 29 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
CBS
FBI: Most Wanted - R
0.3
2.523

NBC
The Voice - R
0.3
2.169

ABC
The Jump
0.3
1.472

FOX
MLS Soccer (8-11)
0.2
0.756
8:30 PM
ABC
NBA Basketball (8:30-11)
0.7
2.347
9:00 PM
NBC
Dateline - R
0.4
2.682

CBS
Bull - R
0.3
2.592
10:00 PM
NBC
Saturday Night Live - R
0.5
2.388

CBS
48 Hours
0.4
3.417
11:30 PM
NBC
Saturday Night Live (11:30-1)
1.2
5.844

Average Rating: 0.46
Average Viewership: 2.619


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.