or


[09/22/19 - 08:32 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Gets Boost from College Football
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 seven ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (9/21/19):

CBS (8.906 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.4, #1) surged to the top spot on Saturday with its special primetime coverage of "College Football: Notre Dame at Georgia" (8.906 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.4, #1).

ABC (3.457 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #2) then had to settle for second with its weekly "Saturday Night College Football" (3.457 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #2).

Next up was NBC (2.159 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.3, #3) with repeats of "America's Got Talent" (1.778 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T5) and "Dateline Saturday Night Mystery" (2.922 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.4, #3).

And finally, FOX (0.850 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.2, #4) closed out the night with repeats of "The Simpsons" (0.686 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T5), "Bob's Burgers" (0.575 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T5) and "The Masked Singer: Super Sneak Peek" (1.068 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #4).

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

· A Sept. 21 encore telecast of "Saturday Night Live," with host Adam Sandler and musical guest Shawn Mendes, has averaged a 2.4 rating, 7 share in "live plus same day" household results from the 56 local markets metered by Nielsen Media Research and a 0.7/5 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

· The 2.4 in metered-market households is the show's highest overnight rating since June 22 (2.4 for an encore hosted by Paul Rudd with musical guest DJ Khaled). The last time "SNL" topped last night's 2.4 rating was June 1 (2.5 with host Emma Thompson and musical guest Jonas Brothers).

· The 0.7 in 18-49 is "SNL's" high since June 1 (0.7 with Emma Thompson and Jonas Brothers). The last time an 11:30 "SNL" rebroadcast topped a 0.7 in 18-49 in the local people meters was March 23 (with host and musical guest Halsey, 0.8)


Here are the highlights of the seven ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (9/22/18):

ABC (3.287 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T1) was the most-watched network yesterday with its coverage of "Saturday Night College Football" (3.287 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T1).

Sharing in the demo honors was FOX (3.160 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T1) with its own "CFB on FOX" (3.160 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T1) coverage.

Next up was CBS (2.618 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T3) and its repeat lineup of "NCIS: Los Angeles" (2.732 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T3), "NCIS: New Orleans" (2.737 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T3) and "48 Hours" (2.388 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T3).

And finally, NBC (2.084 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T3) rounded out the night with "America's Got Talent" (1.843 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T3) and "Dateline Saturday Night Mystery" (2.566 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T3).

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

· The Sept. 22 encore telecast of "Saturday Night Live," with host Will Ferrell and musical guest Chris Stapleton, has averaged a 2.7 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.

· This week's "SNL" scored the show's highest metered-market household rating since June 2 (2.8 with host Donald Glover and musical guest Glover as Childish Gambino) and equaled "SNL's" high in 18-49 in the local people meters since that same Glover-hosted June 2 episode (1.0).

· The Sept. 22 telecast is up +13% versus "SNL's" September 2017 average for encores in metered-market households (2.7 vs. 2.4).

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
[11/24/20 - 08:18 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos with "Dancing with the Stars" Finale
The Alphabet edges NBC among adults 18-49 however the Peacock network leads the night in total viewers.

[11/23/20 - 03:20 PM]
"Dateline NBC" Wins November Sweep Period
NBC spins the numbers for the November sweeps period.

[11/23/20 - 03:20 PM]
For the First Time in 5 Years, "20/20" Is Friday's No. 1 Newsmagazine During November 2020 Sweep in Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
ABC spins the numbers for the November sweeps period.

[11/23/20 - 08:19 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Night with "Sunday Night Football"
The network cruises to another victory in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/23/20 - 08:02 AM]
A Record-Setting 62 Million Households Chose to Watch "The Queen's Gambit" in Its First 28 Days
Said numbers make it Netflix's biggest scripted limited series to date.

[11/22/20 - 09:56 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: College Football Lifts ABC to Victory
The Alphabet once again takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/21/20 - 08:51 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, FOX Share in Adults 18-49 Honors
Said duo tops demos while NBC is the most-watched network last night.

[11/20/20 - 08:13 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Thursday Night Football" Delivers Another FOX Win
The network once again takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/19/20 - 08:10 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Masked Singer" Rises in Latest FOX Demo Victory
The network takes home the adults 18-49 honors while NBC is the most-watched network overall.

[11/18/20 - 08:12 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos in Latest Wave of Premieres
"The Bachelorette" leads the night among adults 18-49 while CBS tops total viewers with the return of its drama trio.

[11/17/20 - 08:15 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, NBC Top Competitive Night
Said duo leads the evening in adults 18-49 with a slim margin.

[11/16/20 - 08:18 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Sunday Night Football" Stay in Front
The network takes home another victory in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/15/20 - 10:37 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Reclaims Top Spot with College Football
The Alphabet's weekly telecast leads the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/14/20 - 08:16 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Shark Tank" Pushes ABC to Top Spot
The Alphabet leads the night in total viewers, shares the demo crown with FOX.

[11/13/20 - 08:14 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Holds Off Competition with "Thursday Night Football"
The network leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.