Wednesday, May 27, 2020

UPDATED Saturday Ratings - 'The Secret Life of Pets,' 'The Last Dance' and '48 Hours' Lead Repeat-Filled Night

On May 23, 2020, NBC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.30 rating - followed by ABC (0.23), CBS (0.20) and FOX (0.10).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 2.222 million viewers - followed by NBC (1.862), ABC (1.559) and FOX (0.554).

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


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

NBC (0.30 Rating, 1.862 Million Viewers)
        THE SECRET LIFE OF PETS (0.3) REPEAT
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (0.3) REPEAT

ABC (0.23 Rating, 1.559 Million Viewers)
        THE LAST DANCE (0.2) REPEAT
        THE LAST DANCE (0.3) REPEAT
        THE ROOKIE (0.2) REPEAT

CBS (0.20 Rating, 2.222 Million Viewers)
        MACGYVER (0.1) REPEAT
        MAGNUM P.I. (0.2) REPEAT
        48 HOURS (0.3) REPEAT

FOX (0.10 Rating, 0.554 Million Viewers)
        FLIRTY DANCING (0.1) REPEAT
        LABOR OF LOVE (0.1) REPEAT


                                             The Final Ratings for Saturday, May 23 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
NBC
The Secret Life of Pets (8-10) - R
0.3
1.844

ABC
The Last Dance - R
0.2
1.559

CBS
MacGyver - R
0.1
1.790

FOX
Flirty Dancing - R
0.1
0.551
9:00 PM
ABC
The Last Dance - R
0.3
1.537

CBS
Magnum P.I. - R
0.2
2.314

FOX
Labor of Love - R
0.1
0.557
10:00 PM
CBS
48 Hours - R
0.3
2.563

NBC
Saturday Night Live - R
0.3
1.899

ABC
The Rookie - R
0.2
1.581

Average Rating: 0.21
Average Viewership: 1.620


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.