Tuesday, February 2, 2021

UPDATED Saturday Ratings - 'Saturday Night Live' Returns Steady with John Krasinski as Host; 'NBA Basketball' Leads Primetime

On January 30, 2021, ABC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.75 rating - followed by FOX (0.38), CBS (0.31) and NBC (0.27).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 2.734 million viewers - followed by ABC (2.576), NBC (1.661) and FOX (1.608).




UPDATE - NBA Basketball and Boxing were adjusted up. Saturday Night Live, NBA Countdown and the repeats of Ellen's Game of Games and Law & Order: SVU were adjusted down.

ABC (0.75 Rating, 2.576 Million Viewers)
        NBA COUNTDOWN (0.34)
        NBA BASKETBALL (0.83)

FOX (0.38 Rating, 1.608 Million Viewers)
        BOXING (0.38)

CBS (0.31 Rating, 2.734 Million Viewers)
        NCIS: NEW ORLEANS (0.23) REPEAT
        48 HOURS (0.31) REPEAT
        48 HOURS (0.38, +0.01)

NBC (0.27 Rating, 1.661 Million Viewers)
        ELLEN'S GAME OF GAMES (0.24) REPEAT
        LAW & ORDER: SVU (0.18) REPEAT
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (0.38) REPEAT
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (1.44, +0.04)


The Final Ratings for Saturday, January 30 

Average Rating: 0.43
Average Viewership: 2.145


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.