Tuesday, September 1, 2020

UPDATED Saturday Ratings - 'NASCAR Racing' Leads Night for NBC; 'Love Island: More to Love' Starts Low

On August 29, 2020, NBC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.60 rating - followed by ABC (0.30), FOX (0.20) and CBS (0.17).

Furthermore, NBC won in total viewers with 3.869 million viewers - followed by ABC (1.869), CBS (1.168) and FOX (0.832).

ABC aired all repeats for the evening.



UPDATE - The repeat of 48 Hours was adjusted up.

NBC (0.60 Rating, 3.869 Million Viewers)
        NASCAR RACING (0.6)

ABC (0.30 Rating, 1.853 Million Viewers)
        AMERICA'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS (0.4) REPEAT
        SHARK TANK (0.3) REPEAT
        THE GOOD DOCTOR (0.2) REPEAT

FOX (0.20 Rating, 0.832 Million Viewers)
        BOXING (0.2)

CBS (0.17 Rating, 1.168 Million Viewers)
        LOVE ISLAND: MORE TO LOVE (0.1) SERIES PREMIERE
        48 HOURS (0.3) REPEAT


                                            The Final Ratings for Saturday, August 29 

Time

Network

Show

18 - 49 Rating

Viewers (Millions)

7:30 PM

NBC

NASCAR Racings (7:37-10:34)

0.6

3.869

8:00 PM

ABC

America’s Funniest Home Videos - R

0.4

2.628


FOX

Boxing (8-10:57)

0.2

0.832


CBS

Love Island: More to Love (8-10)

0.1

0.698

9:00 PM

ABC

Shark Tank - R

0.3

1.753

10:00 PM

CBS

48 Hours - R

0.3

2.109


ABC

The Good Doctor - R

0.2

1.179


Average Rating: 0.30
Average Viewership: 1.867


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.