Tuesday, May 19, 2020

UPDATED Saturday Ratings - NBC and ABC Lead 'Graduate Together' Coverage on Broadcast Networks; '48 Hours' Steady

On May 16, 2020, NBC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.37 rating - followed by CBS (0.33), ABC (0.27), FOX (0.20) and The CW (0.10).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 2.581 million viewers - followed by NBC (2.223), ABC (1.280), FOX (0.669) and The CW (0.367).




UPDATE - There were no adjustments to any of the preliminary ratings.

NBC (0.37 Rating, 2.223 Million Viewers)
        GRADUATE TOGETHER: AMERICA HONORS THE HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 2020 (0.4)
        DATELINE (0.3) REPEAT
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (0.4) REPEAT

CBS (0.33 Rating, 2.581 Million Viewers)
        GRADUATE TOGETHER: AMERICA HONORS THE HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 2020 (0.3)
        48 HOURS (0.3) REPEAT
        48 HOURS (0.4, +0.0)

ABC (0.27 Rating, 1.280 Million Viewers)
        GRADUATE TOGETHER: AMERICA HONORS THE HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 2020 (0.4)
        NBA BASKETBALL (0.2) REPEAT

FOX (0.20 Rating, 0.669 Million Viewers)
        GRADUATE TOGETHER: AMERICA HONORS THE HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 2020 (0.2)
        CELEBRITY WATCH PARTY (0.2) REPEAT

THE CW (0.10 Rating, 0.367 Million Viewers)
        GRADUATE TOGETHER: AMERICA HONORS THE HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 2020 (0.1)


                                            The Final Ratings for Saturday, May 16 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
ABC
Graduate Together: America Honors Class of 2020
0.4
2.233

NBC
Graduate Together: America Honors Class of 2020
0.4
2.203

CBS
Graduate Together: America Honors Class of 2020
0.3
1.836

FOX
Graduate Together: America Honors Class of 2020
0.2
0.659

The CW
Graduate Together: America Honors Class of 2020
0.1
0.367
9:00 PM
CBS
48 Hours - R
0.3
2.229

NBC
Dateline - R
0.3
2.207

ABC
NBA Basketball (9-11) - R
0.2
0.804

FOX
Celebrity Watch Party - R
0.2
0.678
10:00 PM
CBS
48 Hours
0.4
3.679

NBC
Saturday Night Live - R
0.4
2.258

Average Rating: 0.29
Average Viewership: 1.741


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.