Tuesday, June 16, 2020

UPDATED Saturday Ratings - 'Dateline' Special Stays Low as the Only Original Program for the Night

On June 13, 2020, NBC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.30 rating - followed by CBS (0.23), ABC (0.20) and FOX (0.15).

Furthermore, NBC won in total viewers with 2.699 million viewers - followed by CBS (2.157), ABC (1.129) and FOX (0.596).

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


UPDATE - The repeat of Saturday Night Live was adjusted down.

NBC (0.30 Rating, 2.699 Million Viewers)
        DATELINE (0.3)
        DATELINE (0.4) REPEAT
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (0.2) REPEAT

CBS (0.23 Rating, 2.157 Million Viewers)
        NCIS: NEW ORLEANS (0.2) REPEAT
        48 HOURS (0.2) REPEAT
        48 HOURS (0.3) REPEAT

ABC (0.20 Rating, 1.129 Million Viewers)
        THE LAST DANCE (0.2) REPEAT
        THE LAST DANCE (0.2) REPEAT
        THE ROOKIE (0.2) REPEAT

FOX (0.15 Rating, 0.596 Million Viewers)
        24 HOURS TO HELL AND BACK (0.2) REPEAT
        LEGO MASTERS (0.1) REPEAT


                                             The Final Ratings for Saturday, June 13 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
NBC
Dateline
0.3
2.696

CBS
NCIS: New Orleans - R
0.2
2.298

ABC
The Last Dance - R
0.2
1.167

FOX
24 Hours to Hell and Back - R
0.2
0.706
9:00 PM
NBC
Dateline - R
0.4
3.194

CBS
48 Hours - R
0.2
1.645

ABC
The Last Dance - R
0.2
1.023

FOX
LEGO Masters - R
0.1
0.486
10:00 PM
CBS
48 Hours - R
0.3
2.529

NBC
Saturday Night Live - R
0.2
2.207

ABC
The Rookie - R
0.2
1.196

Average Rating: 0.23
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.