Tuesday, April 20, 2021

UPDATED Saturday Ratings - 'NBA Basketball' Leads Overall Quiet Night for ABC; '48 Hours' Drops; 'Boxing' Goes Low on FOX

On April 17, 2021, ABC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.55 rating - followed by NBC (0.23), CBS (0.21) and FOX (0.15).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 2.327 million viewers - followed by ABC (2.310), NBC (1.642) and FOX (0.813).

NBC aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - NBA Basketball and 48 Hours were adjusted up.

ABC (0.55 Rating, 2.310 Million Viewers)
        NBA COUNTDOWN (0.22)
        NBA BASKETBALL (0.62)

NBC (0.23 Rating, 1.642 Million Viewers)
        LAW & ORDER: SVU (0.18) REPEAT
        LAW & ORDER: ORGANIZED CRIME (0.21) REPEAT
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (0.31) REPEAT

CBS (0.21 Rating, 2.327 Million Viewers)
        NCIS: LOS ANGELES (0.18) REPEAT
        NCIS: NEW ORLEANS (0.20) REPEAT
        48 HOURS (0.26, -0.08)

FOX (0.15 Rating, 0.813 Million Viewers)
        BOXING (0.15)


The Final Ratings for Saturday, April 17 

Average Rating: 0.29
Average Viewership: 1.773


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.