Wednesday, September 9, 2020

UPDATED Saturday Ratings - NBC Wins Night with 'NHL Hockey'; 'Love Island: More to Love' and 'MLS Soccer' Remain Low

On September 5, 2020, NBC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.70 rating - followed by ABC (0.33), CBS (0.13) and FOX (0.10).

Furthermore, NBC won in total viewers with 2.485 million viewers - followed by ABC (2.347), CBS (1.044) and FOX (0.421).

ABC aired all repeats for the evening.



UPDATE - NHL Hockey and the 9PM repeat of America's Funniest Home Videos were adjusted up.

NBC (0.70 Rating, 2.485 Million Viewers)
        NHL HOCKEY (0.9)
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (0.3) REPEAT

ABC (0.33 Rating, 2.347 Million Viewers)
        AMERICA'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS (0.3) REPEAT
        AMERICA'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS (0.4) REPEAT
        AMERICA'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS (0.3) REPEAT

CBS (0.13 Rating, 1.044 Million Viewers)
        LOVE ISLAND: MORE TO LOVE (0.1)
        48 HOURS (0.2) REPEAT

FOX (0.10 Rating, 0.421 Million Viewers)
        MLS SOCCER (0.1)


                                          The Final Ratings for Saturday, September 5 

Time

Network

Show

18 - 49 Rating

Viewers (Millions)

7:30 PM

NBC

NHL Hockey (7:23-10)

0.9

2.957

8:00 PM

ABC

America’s Funniest Home Videos - R

0.3

2.565


CBS

Love Island: More to Love (8-10)

0.1

0.702


FOX

MLS Soccer (8-10)

0.1

0.421

9:00 PM

ABC

America’s Funniest Home Videos - R

0.4

2.559

10:00 PM

ABC

America’s Funniest Home Videos - R

0.3

1.918


NBC

Saturday Night Live - R

0.3

1.542


CBS

48 Hours - R

0.2

1.727


Average Rating: 0.33
Average Viewership: 1.799


NOTE: For the 2020-21 broadcast season, Nielsen has determined that there are 121 million TV households in the United States - with 307.9 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.