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[09/10/17 - 11:53 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Wins College Football 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 five ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (9/9/17):

ABC (8.222 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.5, #1) claimed the top spot on a sports heavy night with its coverage of "Saturday Night College Football" (8.222 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.5, #1).

NBC (4.295 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.2, #2) then offered its primetime portion of "College Football: Georgia at Notre Dame" (4.295 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.2, #2).

FOX (1.872 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #3) likewise served up "CFB on FOX" (1.872 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.6, #3).

And finally, CBS (2.971 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.5, #4) rounded out the night with repeats of "NCIS: New Orleans" (2.794 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5) and a two-hour "48 Hours" (3.059 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.5, #4).

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

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Here are the highlights of the eight ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (9/10/16):

ABC (6.034 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.0, #1) held onto the top spot on Saturday with its coverage of "Saturday Night College Football" (6.034 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.0, #1).

CBS (3.379 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T2) then snagged the silver with its mix of "NCIS" (3.200 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T6), "Criminal Minds" (2.963 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T4) and "48 Hours" (3.972 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.7, #2).

Next up was FOX (1.599 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T2) with the return of "CFB on FOX" (1.599 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.5, #3).

And finally, a repeat "America's Got Talent" (2.056 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T4), a new "Aquarius" (1.321 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T6) and the season finale of "Aquarius" (1.217 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.2, #8) closed out the night on NBC (1.531 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.3, #4).

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

· An encore telecast of "Saturday Night Live," with host Ryan Gosling and musical guest Leon Bridges, averaged a 2.1 rating, 5 share in household results from the 56 markets metered by Nielsen Media Research and a 0.8/4 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

· "Saturday Night Live" was the night's top-rated non-sports telecast on the Big 4 networks in 18-49 in the local people meters, topping all primetime entertainment programs on those nets in that key demo

· Note that "SNL" adds significant viewership via time-shifting, with originals this past season growing by +49% going from L+SD to L+7 in adults 18-49 (1.83 to 2.72) and +2.090 million persons in total viewers (6.051 million to 8.141 million).

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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