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[08/08/11 - 06:12 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: "Who Is Simon Miller?" Perks Up NBC
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

nielsen ratings
(fast national numbers for saturday, august 6, 2011)

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

ABC (2.57 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T1) and FOX (2.39 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T1) split the demo honors on Saturday as the former offered up a rebroadcast of "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire" (2.57 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T3).

The latter then served up repeats of "Cops" (3.00 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T1), "Family Guy" (1.97 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.7, #5) and "The Cleveland Show" (1.62 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.6, #6).

Next up was CBS (3.82 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T3) with repeats of "CSI: Miami" (2.80 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.4, #9), "Hawaii Five-0" (3.81 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T7) and "48 Hours Mystery" (4.84 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T1).

And finally, NBC (3.59 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T3) closed out the evening with the original movie "Who Is Simon Miller?" (3.31 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T7) followed by a repeat of "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (4.14 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T3).

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

An encore telecast of "Saturday Night Live" (2.9/8 in metered-market households), hosted by Ed Helms with musical guest Paul Simon, dominated its time period. Versus the same night last year, "SNL" is up 7 percent (2.9 vs. 2.7).

In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Saturday Night Live" averaged a 1.4 rating, 7 share in adults 18-49, making it the #1 telecast of the night ahead of all primetime programs on ABC, CBS, NBC or Fox.


Here are the highlights of the 10 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (8/7/10):

FOX (4.03 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.2, #1) was the network to beat on Saturday with a full hour of "Cops" (3.78 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.1, #3) repeats followed by a new "America's Most Wanted" (4.29 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T1).

CBS (4.41 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.8, #2) then claimed the silver with its all-repeat lineup of "Cold Case" (3.14 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.6, #9), "48 Hours Mystery" (4.48 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.8, #4) and another "48 Hours Mystery" (5.62 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T1).

Next up was ABC (2.83 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #3) with second runs of "Red Eye" (2.91 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T5) and "Rookie Blue" (2.68 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T5).

And finally, a new "Persons Unknown" (1.27 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.4, #10) lead into the network's "Wrestlemania XXVI" (1.78 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T5) special and a repeat of "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" (2.81 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T5) on NBC (1.95 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #4).

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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