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[09/23/18 - 10:28 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, FOX Share Demo Crown with 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 (9/22/18):

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).


Here are the highlights of the seven ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (9/23/17):

ABC (4.679 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.3, #1) paved the way for another victory with its weekly coverage of "Saturday Night College Football" (4.679 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.3, #1).

The silver then went to FOX (3.506 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #2) with its own "CFB on FOX" (3.506 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #2) coverage.

Next up was NBC (2.962 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #3) and its duo "Dateline Saturday Night Mystery" (3.298 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T3) and "Saturday Night Live" (2.290 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T5).

And finally, repeats of "NCIS: New Orleans" (2.805 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T5), "Criminal Minds" (2.433 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T5) and "48 Hours" (3.663 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T3) on CBS (2.967 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.4, #4) rounded out the night.

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

· A Sept. 23 encore of "Saturday Night Live," with host Dave Chappelle and musical guest A Tribe Called Quest, has averaged a 2.4 rating, 6 share in households in Nielsen's 56 metered markets and a 0.8/5 in 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

· Versus the show's year-ago average for September encores, last night's "Saturday Night Live" is up +14% in metered-market households (with a 2.4 rating vs. a 2.1).

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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