Tuesday, August 11, 2020

UPDATED Saturday Ratings - 'PGA Championship' Leads Night for CBS, Followed by 'NHL Hockey' on NBC

On August 8, 2020, CBS won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.43 rating - followed by NBC (0.30), ABC (0.27) and FOX (0.20).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 2.897 million viewers - followed by ABC (1.882), NBC (1.200) and FOX (0.885).

ABC aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - 2020 PGA Championship was adjusted up.

CBS (0.43 Rating, 2.897 Million Viewers)
        2020 PGA CHAMPIONSHIP (0.5)
        48 HOURS (0.3) REPEAT

NBC (0.30 Rating, 1.200 Million Viewers)
        NHL HOCKEY (0.3)

ABC (0.27 Rating, 1.882 Million Viewers)
        AMERICA'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS (0.3) REPEAT
        SHARK TANK (0.3) REPEAT
        THE GOOD DOCTOR (0.2) REPEAT

FOX (0.20 Rating, 0.885 Million Viewers)
        BOXING (0.2)


                                             The Final Ratings for Saturday, August 8 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
4:00 PM
CBS
2020 PGA Championship (4-10)
0.5
3.281
8:00 PM
ABC
America’s Funniest Home Videos - R
0.3
2.492

NBC
NHL Hockey (8-11)
0.3
1.200

FOX
Boxing (8-10)
0.2
0.885
9:00 PM
ABC
Shark Tank - R
0.3
1.824
10:00 PM
CBS
48 Hours - R
0.3
2.130

ABC
The Good Doctor - R
0.2
1.331

Average Rating: 0.30
Average Viewership: 1.878


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.