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[07/19/20 - 09:00 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, NBC Share in Demo 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 10 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (7/18/20):

NBC (2.298 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T1) was the network to beat on Saturday with "Dateline Saturday Night Mystery" (2.508 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T2) and "SNL Vintage" (1.878 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T5).

ABC (2.011 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T1) split the demo honors with its mix of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (2.551 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.4, #1), "Shark Tank" (1.908 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T2) and "The Good Doctor" (1.575 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T5).

Next up was CBS (2.073 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.2, #3) with "Bull" (1.749 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T8), "48 Hours" (1.797 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T5) and another "48 Hours" (2.673 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T2).

And finally, encores of "Beat Shazam" (0.702 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T8) and "Ultimate Tag" (0.604 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T8) on FOX (0.653 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.1, #4) rounded out the night.

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 (7/20/19):

NBC (2.102 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T1) was the top draw on a modest Saturday with its duo of "Bring the Funny" (1.364 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T2) and "Dateline Saturday Night Mystery" (2.471 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.4, #1).

ABC (1.709 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T1) then shared in the demo honors with repeats of "Shark Tank" (1.992 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T2), "Press Your Luck" (1.672 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T2) and "Card Sharks" (1.464 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T5).

Next up was CBS (1.550 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T3) with a new "Million Dollar Mile" (1.281 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T5) plus repeats of "48 Hours" (1.497 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T5) and another "48 Hours" (1.873 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T5).

And finally, FOX (0.795 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T3) closed out the night with "FOX PBC Fight Night" (0.795 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T5).

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

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Source: Nielsen Media Research





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