Tuesday, April 6, 2021

UPDATED Saturday Ratings - 'NCAA Tournament' Crushes the Competition; 'Saturday Night Live' Rises with Daniel Kaluuya

On April 3, 2021, CBS won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 3.66 rating - followed by ABC (0.47), NBC (0.22) and FOX (0.19).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 14.942 million viewers - followed by ABC (4.071), NBC (1.467) and FOX (0.834).

ABC and FOX aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - 2021 NCAA Basketball Tournament was adjusted up. Saturday Night Live and the repeat of Law & Order: Organized Crime were adjusted down.

CBS (3.66 Rating, 14.942 Million Viewers)
        2021 NCAA BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT (3.66)

ABC (0.47 Rating, 4.071 Million Viewers)
        THE TEN COMMANDMENTS (0.47) REPEAT

NBC (0.22 Rating, 1.467 Million Viewers)
        LAW & ORDER: SVU (0.16) REPEAT
        LAW & ORDER: ORGANIZED CRIME (0.21) REPEAT
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (0.28) REPEAT
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (1.16, +0.20)

FOX (0.19 Rating, 0.834 Million Viewers)
        THE MASKED SINGER (0.21) REPEAT
        GAME OF TALENTS (0.17) REPEAT


The Final Ratings for Saturday, April 3 

Average Rating: 1.14
Average Viewership: 5.329


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.