Wednesday, January 6, 2021

UPDATED Saturday Ratings - 'Saturday Night Live' and 'The Wall' Repeats Propel NBC to Nightly Win; '48 Hours' Steady

On January 2, 2021, NBC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.28 rating - followed by CBS (0.24), ABC (0.24) and FOX (0.17).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 2.345 million viewers - followed by ABC (1.841), NBC (1.767) and FOX (1.334).

ABC, NBC and FOX aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - 48 Hours and the repeats of Ellen's Game of Games, To Tell the Truth, Shark Tank and 9-1-1 were adjusted up.

NBC (0.28 Rating, 1.767 Million Viewers)
        ELLEN'S GAME OF GAMES (0.26) REPEAT
        THE WALL (0.31) REPEAT
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (0.28) REPEAT

CBS (0.24 Rating, 2.345 Million Viewers)
        MAGNUM P.I. (0.20) REPEAT
        BLUE BLOODS (0.18) REPEAT
        48 HOURS (0.35, -0.05)

ABC (0.24 Rating, 1.841 Million Viewers)
        TO TELL THE TRUTH (0.27) REPEAT
        SHARK TANK (0.26) REPEAT
        THE ROOKIE (0.19) REPEAT

FOX (0.17 Rating, 1.334 Million Viewers)
        9-1-1 (0.16) REPEAT
        9-1-1: LONE STAR (0.17) REPEAT


The Final Ratings for Saturday, January 2 

Average Rating: 0.24
Average Viewership: 1.866


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.