or


[05/26/19 - 02:40 PM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Dateline" Top Low Key Night
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

Primetime Preliminary Fast National Nielsen Data
(includes all DVR playback through 3:00 am)

Here are the highlights of the nine ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (5/25/19):

NBC (2.542 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T1) was the top draw on a low key Saturday with a repeat of "The Wall" (1.657 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T5) and a two-hour "Dateline Saturday Night Mystery" (2.985 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.5, #1).

ABC (2.235 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T1) then took home the silver with its encore lineup of "Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear's 'All in the Family' and 'The Jeffersons'" (2.488 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T2), "All About 'All in the Family' and 'The Jeffersons'" (2.199 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T2) and "20/20 Saturday" (1.873 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T5).

Next up was FOX (2.225 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T1) and the primetime return of "FOX Sports Saturday Presents Major League Baseball" (2.225 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T2).

And finally, CBS (1.964 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.2, #4) closed out the night with its mix of "God Friended Me" (1.948 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T7), the season finale of "Ransom" (2.104 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T7) and "48 Hours" (1.840 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T7).

In late-night metered market ratings (via NBC's press release):

TBA


Here are the highlights of the eight ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (5/26/18):

FOX (2.176 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.5, #1) was the top adults 18-49 draw on Saturday with the return of "FOX Sports Saturday Presents Major League Baseball" (2.176 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.5, #1).

NBC (2.511 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.4, #2) then was a close second with the relocated "Taken" (1.730 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T6) and a two-hour "Dateline Saturday Night Mystery" (2.902 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.4, #2).

Next up was ABC (1.799 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.3, #3) with encores of "American Idol" (1.825 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T3) and "20/20 Saturday" (1.747 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T3).

And finally, CBS (1.956 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.2, #4) closed out the night with its mix of "Ransom" (2.127 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T6), "48 Hours" (1.668 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T6) and another "48 Hours" (2.075 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T3).

In late-night metered market ratings (via NBC's press release):

TBA

Source: Nielsen Media Research





  [september 2019]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[09/19/19 - 08:09 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "America's Got Talent" Wraps Season on Top
NBC wins the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/18/19 - 08:13 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, NBC Share Adults 18-49 Honors
"America's Got Talent" is the top draw last night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/17/19 - 08:12 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Ninja Warrior" Finale Tops Demos; "DWTS" Return Leads Total Viewers
NBC and ABC win the night in said categories.

[09/16/19 - 01:06 PM]
"A Very Brady Renovation" Delivers Record-Breaking Live Plus Three-Day Ratings for HGTV
HGTV further spins the numbers for Monday, September 9.

[09/16/19 - 08:29 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Sunday Night Football" Puts NBC on Top
The Peacock easily wins the evening in all categories.

[09/15/19 - 08:44 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, College Football Hold Onto Top Spots
The Alphabet once again takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/14/19 - 08:27 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Holds Onto Adults 18-49 Crown
The Peacock wins the demo race for the third consecutive week.

[09/13/19 - 10:02 AM]
"L.A.'s Finest" Captures Viewers and Becomes Top Rated TV Drama
"L.A.'s Finest" goes back into production for Season Two on September 16 and will premiere in 2020.

[09/13/19 - 08:16 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: Democratic Candidates Debate Puts ABC on Top
The Alphabet rockets to the top spot in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/12/19 - 08:11 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, NBC Share Demo Honors
The Peacock however is the most-watched network overall last night.

[09/11/19 - 08:10 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "America's Got Talent" Remain on Top
The Peacock once again takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/10/19 - 03:59 PM]
Highly Anticipated "Tamron Hall" Premiere Builds Over Year-Ago Time Period Levels
Walt Disney Direct-to-Consumer and International spins the numbers for Monday, September 9.

[09/10/19 - 08:11 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, "Bachelor in Paradise" Win Demo Race
The Alphabet holds onto the adults 18-49 crown while NBC is the most-watched network overall.

[09/09/19 - 02:42 PM]
"Younger" Season Six Finale Draws 1.2 Million Total Viewers and Is Series' Top-Rated Season Finale Among W25-54
TV Land further spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 4.

[09/09/19 - 08:11 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Sunday Night Football" Kicks Off on Top
NBC's NFL franchise formally opens on par with last year's numbers.