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[09/22/13 - 08:59 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: College Football Paves the Way to Another ABC Victory
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

nielsen ratings
(fast national numbers for saturday, september 21, 2013)

Here are the highlights of the nine ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night:

ABC (5.216 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #1) was the top draw on Saturday with its coverage of "College Football: Michigan at Connecticut" (5.216 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #1).

NBC (3.121 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #2) then was a distant second place with its repeat lineup of "American Ninja Warrior" (2.535 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T4), "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (3.172 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T2) and another "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (3.657 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T2).

Next up was CBS (3.436 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T3) and its second run mix of "Mike & Molly" (2.581 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.4, #9), another "Mike & Molly" (2.932 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T6), "NCIS: Los Angeles" (3.576 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T6) and "48 Hours" (3.975 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T4).

And finally, FOX (1.577 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T3) rounded out the night with its telecast of "College Football: Arizona State at Stanford" (1.577 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T6).

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

· An encore telecast of "Saturday Night Live," with host Ben Affleck and musical guest Kanye West averaged a 2.7/7 in metered-market households and a 1.1/5 in 18-49 in the 25 markets with Local People Meters


Here are the highlights of the six ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (9/22/12):

NBC (6.02 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.9, #1) took home top honors with its coverage of "College Football: Michigan at Notre Dame" (6.02 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.9, #1).

ABC (4.36 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.7, #2) then had to settle for second place with its broadcast of "College Football: Clemson at Florida State" (4.36 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.7, #2).

Next up was CBS (4.93 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T3) with encores of "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" (4.40 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #6), "Criminal Minds" (5.18 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T4) and "48 Hours Mystery" (5.24 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #3).

And finally, "College Football: K-State at Oklahoma" (2.83 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T4) on FOX (2.83 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T3) closed out the evening.

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

·"Saturday Night Live," with host Joseph Gordon-Levitt and musical guest Mumford & Sons (5.0/12 in metered-market households), dominated its time period. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Saturday Night Live" averaged a 3.0 rating, 13 share in adults 18-49. Versus the same night last year, the September 22 "SNL" is up 11 percent in the Local People Meters (3.0 vs. 2.7) and versus the prior week, "SNL" is up 7 percent (3.0 vs. 2.8).

·"Saturday Night Live" was the #1 telecast of the night on ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox both in 18-49 rating in the Local People Meters and in metered-market household rating, outscoring all primetime programs on those networks.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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