Tuesday, August 4, 2020

UPDATED Saturday Ratings - 'MLB Baseball' and 'NHL Hockey' Easily Lead Night for FOX and NBC

On August 1, 2020, FOX won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.50 rating - followed by NBC (0.40), CBS (0.27) and ABC (0.27).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 2.328 million viewers - followed by FOX (2.068), ABC (1.848) and NBC (1.501).

ABC and CBS aired all repeats for the evening.


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

FOX (0.50 Rating, 2.068 Million Viewers)
        MLB BASEBALL (0.5)

NBC (0.40 Rating, 1.501 Million Viewers)
        NHL HOCKEY (0.4)

CBS (0.27 Rating, 2.328 Million Viewers)
        NCIS: LOS ANGELES (0.2) REPEAT
        48 HOURS (0.3) REPEAT
        48 HOURS (0.3) REPEAT

ABC (0.27 Rating, 1.848 Million Viewers)
        AMERICA'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS (0.3) REPEAT
        SHARK TANK (0.3) REPEAT
        THE GOOD DOCTOR (0.2) REPEAT


                                              The Final Ratings for Saturday, August 1 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
7:00 PM
FOX
MLB Baseball (7-10)
0.5
2.068
8:00 PM
NBC
NHL Hockey (8-11)
0.4
1.501

ABC
America’s Funniest Home Videos - R
0.3
2.474

CBS
NCIS: Los Angeles - R
0.2
1.931
9:00 PM
CBS
48 Hours - R
0.3
2.418

ABC
Shark Tank - R
0.3
1.742
10:00 PM
CBS
48 Hours - R
0.3
2.634

ABC
The Good Doctor - R
0.2
1.328

Average Rating: 0.31
Average Viewership: 2.012


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.