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[06/07/20 - 09:02 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: IndyCar Series Puts NBC on Top in Demos
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 10 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (6/6/20):

NBC (1.528 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.3, #1) led the demo race on Saturday with its primetime coverage of "NTT IndyCar Series Genesys 300" (1.411 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T4) followed by "SNL Vintage" (1.762 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T1).

CBS (2.753 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T2) was the most-watched network with repeats of "Bull" (2.466 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T4), "NCIS: Los Angeles" (2.725 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T4) and "48 Hours" (3.067 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T1).

Next up was ABC (1.290 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T2) with its marathon of "The Last Dance" (1.412 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T4), another "The Last Dance" (1.239 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T4) and yet another "The Last Dance" (1.219 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T1).

And finally, FOX (0.636 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.1, #4) closed out the night with "PBA Bowling: PBA Strike Derby" (0.718 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T9) and a repeat "LEGO Masters" (0.554 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T9).

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

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Here are the highlights of the nine ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (6/8/19):

NBC (2.205 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T1) was the top draw on Saturday with an encore of "Songland" (1.117 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T6) and a two-hour "Dateline Saturday Night Mystery" (2.750 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.5, #1).

Sharing said honors was FOX (2.204 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T1) with its weekly coverage of "FOX Sports Saturday Presents Major League Baseball" (2.204 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.4, #2).

Next up was ABC (1.848 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.3, #3) and its second run lineup of "Shark Tank" (2.130 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T3), "The Good Doctor" (1.616 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T6) and "20/20 Saturday" (1.799 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T3).

And finally, CBS (1.928 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.2, #4) rounded out the evening with repeats of "God Friended Me" (1.666 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T6), "48 Hours" (1.889 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T6) and another "48 Hours" (2.229 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T3).

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

· A June 8 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 0.6/4 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

· The "Saturday Night Live" rebroadcast ranks #1 for the night on the Big 4 networks in metered-market households.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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