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[10/19/14 - 09:08 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Dominates the Night with Notre Dame/Florida State Matchup
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 nine ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (10/18/14):

ABC (12.034 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.7, #1) rocketed to the top spot on Saturday with its coverage of "Saturday Night Football: Notre Dame at Florida State" (12.034 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.7, #1).

CBS (3.853 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.6, #2) then claimed a distant second place with repeats of "Hawaii Five-0" (3.233 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T6) and "NCIS: Los Angeles" (3.761 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #4) plus a new "48 Hours" (4.566 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.8, #2).

Next up was NBC (2.425 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.5, #3) and its encore lineup of "The Mysteries of Laura" (2.385 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.5, #5), "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (2.267 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T6) and "Saturday Night Live" (2.622 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #3).

And finally, repeats of "Gracepoint" (1.345 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.3, #8) and another "Gracepoint" (1.338 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.2, #9) on FOX (1.341 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.2, #4) closed out the evening.

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

· An encore telecast of "Saturday Night Live," with host Chris Pratt and musical guest Ariana Grande, averaged a 2.7/7 in metered-market households and a 1.1/5 in adults 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

· The 2.7 is the show's top rating for a rebroadcast since April 26 (with host Louis C.K. and musical guest Sam Smith, 2.7/7)

· The "Saturday Night Live" rebroadcast ranked as the #1 non-sports telecast of the night on ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox in adult 18-49 rating in the Local People Meters, outscoring all primetime entertainment programs on those networks in the 18-49 demo.


Here are the highlights of the seven ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (10/19/13):

FOX (8.560 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.1, #1) edged out the top spot on Saturday with its coverage of the "ALCS, Game 6" (8.560 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.1, #1).

ABC (5.871 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.0, #2) then was a close second place with its presentation of "College Football: Florida State at Clemson" (5.871 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.0, #2).

Next up was CBS (3.331 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T3) with encores of "How I Met Your Mother" (2.488 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T4), "2 Broke Girls" (2.679 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T4) and "Hostages" (2.701 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #7) plus a new "48 Hours" (4.707 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #3).

And finally, NBC (3.013 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T3) closed out the evening with "College Football: USC at Notre Dame" (3.013 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T4).

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

·An encore telecast of "Saturday Night Live," with host Tina Fey and musical guest Arcade Fire (3.1/8 in metered-market households, 1.4/6 in adults 18-49 in the Local People Meters) matched the show's highest metered-market household rating for a rebroadcast since May 4 (with host Zach Galifianakis and musical guest Of Monsters and Men) and equaled the highest 18-49 rating in the LPMs for an encore "SNL" since June 8 (with host Vince Vaughn and musical guest Miguel).

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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