Tuesday, July 28, 2020

UPDATED Saturday Ratings - 'MLB Baseball' Easily Leads Night for FOX; 'NBA Countdown' Goes Low on ABC

On July 25, 2020, FOX won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.70 rating - followed by NBC (0.30), CBS (0.23) and ABC (0.10).

Furthermore, FOX won in total viewers with 2.790 million viewers - followed by NBC (2.453), CBS (2.287) and ABC (0.794).

CBS and NBC aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - MLB Baseball was adjusted up.

FOX (0.70 Rating, 2.790 Million Viewers)
        MLB BASEBALL (0.7)

NBC (0.30 Rating, 2.453 Million Viewers)
        DATELINE (0.3) REPEAT
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (0.3) REPEAT

CBS (0.23 Rating, 2.287 Million Viewers)
        MAGNUM P.I. (0.2) REPEAT
        NCIS: NEW ORLEANS (0.2) REPEAT
        48 HOURS (0.3) REPEAT

ABC (0.10 Rating, 0.794 Million Viewers)
        NBA COUNTDOWN (0.1)
        THE GOOD DOCTOR (0.1) REPEAT


                                            The Final Ratings for Saturday, July 25 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
7:30 PM
FOX
MLB Baseball (7:30-10:30)
0.7
2.790
8:00 PM
NBC
Dateline (8-10) - R
0.3
2.727

CBS
Magnum P.I. - R
0.2
2.062

ABC
NBA Countdown (8-10)
0.1
0.707
9:00 PM
CBS
NCIS: New Orleans - R
0.2
2.200
10:00 PM
CBS
48 Hours - R
0.3
2.600

NBC
Saturday Night Live - R
0.3
1.906

ABC
The Good Doctor - R
0.1
0.969

Average Rating: 0.28
Average Viewership: 1.995


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.