Tuesday, August 18, 2020

UPDATED Saturday Ratings - 'MLB Baseball,' 'NHL Hockey' and 'America's Funniest Home Videos' Repeat Lead Overall Quiet Night

On August 15, 2020, FOX won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.30 rating - followed by NBC (0.30), ABC (0.27) and CBS (0.23).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 1.967 million viewers - followed by ABC (1.909), FOX (1.802) and NBC (1.254).

ABC and CBS aired all repeats for the evening.


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

FOX (0.30 Rating, 1.802 Million Viewers)
        MLB BASEBALL (0.3)

NBC (0.30 Rating, 1.254 Million Viewers)
        NHL HOCKEY (0.3)

ABC (0.27 Rating, 1.909 Million Viewers)
        AMERICA'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS (0.3) REPEAT
        SHARK TANK (0.3) REPEAT
        THE GOOD DOCTOR (0.2) REPEAT

CBS (0.23 Rating, 1.967 Million Viewers)
        NCIS: LOS ANGELES (0.2) REPEAT
        SEAL TEAM (0.2) REPEAT
        48 HOURS (0.3) REPEAT


                                            The Final Ratings for Saturday, August 15 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
7:00 PM
FOX
MLB Baseball (7-10)
0.3
1.802
8:00 PM
ABC
America’s Funniest Home Videos - R
0.3
2.556

NBC
NHL Hockey (8-11)
0.3
1.254

CBS
NCIS: Los Angeles - R
0.2
1.661
9:00 PM
ABC
Shark Tank - R
0.3
1.877

CBS
SEAL Team - R
0.2
1.771
10:00 PM
CBS
48 Hours - R
0.3
2.469

ABC
The Good Doctor - R
0.2
1.295

Average Rating: 0.26
Average Viewership: 1.836


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.