Tuesday, April 27, 2021

UPDATED Saturday Ratings - 'NBA Basketball' Leads Quiet Night Once More; '48 Hours' Remains Steady as Well

On April 24, 2021, ABC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.45 rating - followed by NBC (0.27), FOX (0.21) and CBS (0.20).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 2.072 million viewers - followed by ABC (1.789), NBC (1.654) and FOX (0.967).

NBC and FOX aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - NBA Basketball and the repeat of Law & Order: SVU were adjusted up.

ABC (0.45 Rating, 1.789 Million Viewers)
        NBA COUNTDOWN (0.26)
        NBA BASKETBALL (0.49)

NBC (0.27 Rating, 1.654 Million Viewers)
        LAW & ORDER: SVU (0.26) REPEAT
        LAW & ORDER: ORGANIZED CRIME (0.23) REPEAT
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (0.31) REPEAT

FOX (0.21 Rating, 0.967 Million Viewers)
        THE MASKED SINGER (0.21) REPEAT
        GAME OF TALENTS (0.20) REPEAT

CBS (0.20 Rating, 2.072 Million Viewers)
        FBI (0.15) REPEAT
        S.W.A.T. (0.17) REPEAT
        48 HOURS (0.28, +0.02)


The Final Ratings for Saturday, April 24 

Average Rating: 0.28
Average Viewership: 1.621


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.