Tuesday, November 3, 2020

UPDATED Saturday Ratings - 'College Football' Leads Primetime for ABC and FOX; 'Saturday Night Live' with John Mulaney Dips

On October 31, 2020, ABC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.60 rating - followed by FOX (0.50), CBS (0.30) and NBC (0.23).

Furthermore, ABC won in total viewers with 6.534 million viewers - followed by FOX (2.116), CBS (1.949) and NBC (1.695).




UPDATE - ABC's College Football and Manhunt: Deadly Games were adjusted up. Saturday Night Live and the repeats of Weakest Link and Ellen's Game of Games were adjusted down.

ABC (1.60 Rating, 6.534 Million Viewers)
        COLLEGE FOOTBALL (1.6)

FOX (0.50 Rating, 2.116 Million Viewers)
        COLLEGE FOOTBALL (0.5)

CBS (0.30 Rating, 1.949 Million Viewers)
        MANHUNT: DEADLY GAMES (0.3, +0.1)
        MANHUNT: DEADLY GAMES (0.3, +0.1)
        48 HOURS (0.3, -0.1)

NBC (0.23 Rating, 1.695 Million Viewers)
        WEAKEST LINK (0.2) REPEAT
        ELLEN'S GAME OF GAMES (0.2) REPEAT
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (0.3) REPEAT
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (1.3, -0.1)


The Final Ratings for Saturday, October 31 

Average Rating: 0.56
Average Viewership: 2.936


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.