Tuesday, March 31, 2020

UPDATED Saturday Ratings - ABC Tops Night with 'Shark Tank' and 'American Idol' Repeats; '48 Hours' Steady

On March 28, 2020, ABC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.50 rating - followed by NBC (0.43), CBS (0.37) and FOX (0.25).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 3.193 million viewers - followed by ABC (2.593), NBC (1.877) and FOX (1.119).

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


UPDATE - The repeat of NCIS: Los Angeles was adjusted up. 48 Hours and the repeat of Trolls were adjusted down.

ABC (0.50 Rating, 2.593 Million Viewers)
        SHARK TANK (0.5) REPEAT
        AMERICAN IDOL (0.5) REPEAT

NBC (0.43 Rating, 1.877 Million Viewers)
        TROLLS (0.4) REPEAT
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (0.5) REPEAT

CBS (0.37 Rating, 3.193 Million Viewers)
        NCIS: LOS ANGELES (0.4) REPEAT
        SEAL TEAM (0.3) REPEAT
        48 HOURS (0.4, +0.0)

FOX (0.25 Rating, 1.119 Million Viewers)
        LEGO MASTERS (0.3) REPEAT
        9-1-1 (0.2) REPEAT


                                          The Final Ratings for Saturday, March 28 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
ABC
Shark Tank - R
0.5
2.996

CBS
NCIS: Los Angeles - R
0.4
3.379

NBC
Trolls (8-10) - R
0.4
1.762

FOX
LEGO Masters - R
0.3
0.925
9:00 PM
ABC
American Idol (8-10) - R
0.5
2.391

CBS
SEAL Team - R
0.3
2.785

FOX
9-1-1 - R
0.2
1.312
10:00 PM
NBC
Saturday Night Live - R
0.5
2.106

CBS
48 Hours
0.4
3.416

Average Rating: 0.39
Average Viewership: 2.341


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.