Tuesday, May 11, 2021

UPDATED Saturday Ratings - 'Saturday Night Live' Surges with Elon Musk as Host; '48 Hours' Also Ticks Up

On May 8, 2021, NBC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.29 rating - followed by CBS (0.24), ABC (0.23) and FOX (0.14).

Furthermore, NBC won in total viewers with 2.172 million viewers - followed by CBS (1.911), ABC (1.608) and FOX (0.489).




UPDATE - VAX Live on ABC was adjusted up. Saturday Night Live and the repeats of Dateline were adjusted down.

NBC (0.29 Rating, 2.172 Million Viewers)
        DATELINE (0.22) REPEAT
        DATELINE (0.27) REPEAT
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (0.38) REPEAT
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (1.84, +0.80)

CBS (0.24 Rating, 1.911 Million Viewers)
        VAX LIVE: THE CONCERT TO REUNITE THE WORLD (0.17)
        48 HOURS (0.22) REPEAT
        48 HOURS (0.34, +0.06)

ABC (0.23 Rating, 1.608 Million Viewers)
        VAX LIVE: THE CONCERT TO REUNITE THE WORLD (0.28)
        AMERICAN IDOL (0.21) REPEAT

FOX (0.14 Rating, 0.489 Million Viewers)
        MLS SOCCER (0.14)


The Final Ratings for Saturday, May 8 

Average Rating: 0.23
Average Viewership: 1.545


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.