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[08/09/20 - 09:18 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, PGA Championship Lead Sports Showdown
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 (8/8/20):

[Note: Fast affiliate ratings are inaccurate for live sports.]

CBS (2.631 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.4, #1) was the top draw on Saturday with its primetime coverage of the "PGA Championship" (2.861 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.4, #1) followed by a repeat "48 Hours" (2.170 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T2).

NBC (1.285 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.3, #2) took home the silver with its presentation of "Stanley Cup Qualifiers: Round Robin - Philadelphia vs. Tampa Bay" (1.285 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T2).

Next up was ABC (1.927 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T3) with its all-repeat lineup of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (2.561 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T2), "Shark Tank" (1.882 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T2) and "The Good Doctor" (1.338 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T6).

And finally, FOX (0.773 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T3) closed out the night with its "FOX PBC Fight Night" (0.773 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T6).

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

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Here are the highlights of the 10 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (8/10/19):

CBS (3.215 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.5, #1) pulled into the top spot on Saturday with its all-repeat lineup of "NCIS: New Orleans" (2.875 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T3), "48 Hours" (3.290 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T1) and "48 Hours" (3.480 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T1).

NBC (2.255 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T2) then was the number two draw with "America's Got Talent" (2.089 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T5) and "Dateline Saturday Night Mystery" (2.585 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T3).

Next up was ABC (1.692 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T2) with second runs of "Shark Tank" (2.047 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T5), "Press Your Luck" (1.580 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T5) and "Card Sharks" (1.448 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T5).

And finally, FOX (0.892 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.2, #4) closed out the night with encores of "So You Think You Can Dance" (0.752 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.2, #10) and "Beat Shazam" (1.032 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T5).

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

Late-night metered market results for Saturday night are currently unavailable.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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