Tuesday, April 14, 2020

UPDATED Saturday Ratings - 'Saturday Night Live' Surges with First At Home Edition; '48 Hours' Dips

On April 11, 2020, NBC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.50 rating - followed by ABC (0.33), CBS (0.30) and FOX (0.20).

Furthermore, NBC won in total viewers with 3.235 million viewers - followed by CBS (2.470), ABC (2.152) and FOX (1.142).

ABC and FOX aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - Saturday Night Live and 48 Hours were adjusted down.

NBC (0.50 Rating, 3.235 Million Viewers)
        DATELINE (0.4) REPEAT
        DATELINE (0.5) REPEAT
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (0.6) REPEAT
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (1.5, +0.3)

ABC (0.33 Rating, 2.152 Million Viewers)
        SHARK TANK (0.4) REPEAT
        AMERICAN IDOL (0.3) REPEAT

CBS (0.30 Rating, 2.470 Million Viewers)
        ACM PRESENTS: OUR COUNTRY (0.3) REPEAT
        48 HOURS (0.3, -0.1)

FOX (0.20 Rating, 1.142 Million Viewers)
        9-1-1 (0.2) REPEAT
        24 HOURS TO HELL AND BACK (0.2) REPEAT


                                            The Final Ratings for Saturday, April 11 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
NBC
Dateline - R
0.4
3.369

ABC
Shark Tank - R
0.4
2.598

CBS
ACM Presents: Our Country (8-10) - R
0.3
2.332

FOX
9-1-1 - R
0.2
1.316
9:00 PM
NBC
Dateline - R
0.5
3.299

ABC
American Idol (9-11) - R
0.3
1.929

FOX
24 Hours to Hell and Back - R
0.2
0.968
10:00 PM
NBC
Saturday Night Live - R
0.6
3.036

CBS
48 Hours
0.3
2.745
11:30 PM
NBC
Saturday Night Live (11:30-1)
1.5
6.687

Average Rating: 0.47
Average Viewership: 2.828


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.