Tuesday, April 28, 2020

UPDATED Saturday Ratings - Second 'Saturday Night Live at Home' Drops; 'Dateline' Repeats and '48 Hours' Lead Primetime

On April 25, 2020, NBC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.40 rating - followed by CBS (0.33), ABC (0.23) and FOX (0.10).

Furthermore, NBC won in total viewers with 3.129 million viewers - followed by CBS (2.523), ABC (1.717) and FOX (0.463).

ABC and FOX aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - Saturday Night Live and the repeats of Dateline and American Idol were adjusted down.

NBC (0.40 Rating, 3.129 Million Viewers)
        DATELINE (0.4) REPEAT
        DATELINE (0.4) REPEAT
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (0.4) REPEAT
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (1.1, -0.4)

CBS (0.33 Rating, 2.523 Million Viewers)
        LET'S GO CRAZY: GRAMMY SALUTE TO PRINCE (0.3) REPEAT
        48 HOURS (0.4, -0.1)

ABC (0.23 Rating, 1.717 Million Viewers)
        SHARK TANK (0.3) REPEAT
        AMERICAN IDOL (0.2) REPEAT

FOX (0.10 Rating, 0.463 Million Viewers)
        GREATEST GAMES (0.1) REPEAT


                                            The Final Ratings for Saturday, April 25 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
NBC
Dateline - R
0.4
3.307

ABC
Born Wild: The Next Generation - R
0.3
2.171

CBS
Let’s Go Crazy: Grammy Salute to Prince (8-10) - R
0.3
2.104

FOX
Greatest Games (8-10) - R
0.1
0.463
9:00 PM
NBC
Dateline - R
0.4
3.535

ABC
American Idol (9-11) - R
0.2
1.490
10:00 PM
NBC
Saturday Night Live - R
0.4
2.546

CBS
48 Hours
0.4
3.362
11:30 PM
NBC
Saturday Night Live (11:30-1)
1.1
6.052

Average Rating: 0.40
Average Viewership: 2.781


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.