Tuesday, February 23, 2021

UPDATED Saturday Ratings - 'Saturday Night Live' Holds Steady with Regé-Jean Page as Host; 'NBA Basketball' Leads Primetime

On February 20, 2021, ABC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.54 rating - followed by NBC (0.33), CBS (0.30) and FOX (0.17).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 2.788 million viewers - followed by ABC (2.077), NBC (1.774) and FOX (0.840).

FOX aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - NBA Basketball, 48 Hours and the repeat of NCIS: Los Angeles were adjusted up. Saturday Night Live and the repeats of Ellen's Game of Games and Weakest Link were adjusted down.

ABC (0.54 Rating, 2.077 Million Viewers)
        NBA COUNTDOWN (0.28)
        NBA BASKETBALL (0.59)

NBC (0.33 Rating, 1.774 Million Viewers)
        ELLEN'S GAME OF GAMES (0.29) REPEAT
        WEAKEST LINK (0.34) REPEAT
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (0.35) REPEAT
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (1.20, +0.00)

CBS (0.30 Rating, 2.788 Million Viewers)
        NCIS: LOS ANGELES (0.26) REPEAT
        48 HOURS (0.27) REPEAT
        48 HOURS (0.36, +0.04)

FOX (0.17 Rating, 0.840 Million Viewers)
        9-1-1 (0.13) REPEAT
        NAME THAT TUNE (0.20) REPEAT


The Final Ratings for Saturday, February 20 

Average Rating: 0.34
Average Viewership: 1.870


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.