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[06/24/18 - 08:52 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, FOX Share Adults 18-49 Honors
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 (6/23/18):

ABC (2.369 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T1) was the most-watched network on Saturday with its mix of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (2.861 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.5, #1), "20/20 Saturday" (2.075 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T6) and another "20/20 Saturday" (2.173 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T2).

Sharing the demo crown was FOX (1.936 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T1) with its weekly "FOX Sports Saturday Presents Major League Baseball" (1.936 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T2).

Next up was CBS (2.303 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T3) with a new "Ransom" (2.304 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T6), a repeat "48 Hours" (2.154 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T6) and a second "48 Hours" (2.453 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T2).

And finally, a new "Taken" (1.741 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.2, #9) and "Dateline Saturday Night Mystery" (2.482 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T2) rounded out the night on NBC (2.235 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T3).

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

· The June 23 encore telecast of "Saturday Night Live," hosted by Jessica Chastain and featuring musical guest Troye Sivan, has averaged a 2.5 rating, 7 share in "live plus same day" household results from the 56 local markets metered by Nielsen Media Research and a 0.8/5 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

· Last night's "Saturday Night Live" is the #1 show of the night on the Big 4 networks in both metered-market households and in 18-49 in the local people meters, topping all primetime shows on those nets in both categories.

· It's the highest-rated "SNL" encore in 18-49 in the local people meters since June 2 (1.0 with host Donald Glover) and equals the top result in metered-market households since that same date (2.8).


Here are the highlights of the seven ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (6/24/17):

CBS (3.053 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T1) was the most-watched network on Saturday with repeats of "Hawaii Five-0" (2.706 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T6), "48 Hours" (2.802 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T2) and another "48 Hours" (3.653 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.5, #1).

ABC (2.578 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T1) then shared in the demo honors with a rebroadcast of "The Gong Show" (2.241 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T2) and a new "20/20: In an Instant" (2.746 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T2).

Next up was FOX (1.716 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T1) with its week "FOX Sports Saturday Presents Major League Baseball" (1.716 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T2).

And finally, NBC (0.968 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.2, #4) rounded out the night with "Nitro Circus" (0.968 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T6).

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

· A June 24 encore of "Saturday Night Live," hosted by Melissa McCarthy and featuring musical guest Haim, has averaged a 2.3 rating, 6 share in households in Nielsen's 56 metered markets and a 0.7/5 in 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

· Last night's "Saturday Night Live" encore was the #1 show of the night on the broadcast networks in 18-49 in the local people meters, outrating every Saturday primetime telecast on those nets in that key measure.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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