Tuesday, December 15, 2020

UPDATED Saturday Ratings - 'College Football' Leads Primetime; '48 Hours' Steady; 'Saturday Night Live' Ticks Up

On December 12, 2020, ABC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.70 rating - followed by CBS (0.47), FOX (0.40) and NBC (0.27).

Furthermore, ABC won in total viewers with 3.239 million viewers - followed by CBS (2.709), NBC (1.798) and FOX (1.071).




UPDATE - College Football, 2020 MLS Cup and the repeat of Frosty the Snowman were adjusted up. The repeats of Ellen's Game of Games and The Wall were adjusted down.

ABC (0.70 Rating, 3.239 Million Viewers)
        COLLEGE FOOTBALL (0.7)

CBS (0.47 Rating, 2.709 Million Viewers)
        RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER (0.5) REPEAT
        FROSTY THE SNOWMAN (0.6) REPEAT
        FROSTY RETURNS (0.4) REPEAT
        48 HOURS (0.4, +0.0)

FOX (0.40 Rating, 1.071 Million Viewers)
        2020 MLS CUP (0.4)

NBC (0.27 Rating, 1.798 Million Viewers)
        ELLEN'S GAME OF GAMES (0.2) REPEAT
        THE WALL (0.3) REPEAT
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (0.3) REPEAT
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (1.3, +0.1)


The Final Ratings for Saturday, December 12 

Average Rating: 0.51
Average Viewership: 2.700


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.