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[09/09/18 - 08:49 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: College Football Sparks ABC to Top Spot
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 (9/8/18):

ABC (3.407 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.9, #1) pulled into the top spot last night with week two of its "Saturday Night College Football" (3.407 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.9, #1) coverage.

FOX (2.110 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #2) then was the silver draw with its own "CFB on FOX" (2.110 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.7, #2) coverage.

Next up was CBS (2.607 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T3) with a new "Pink Collar Crimes" (2.172 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T5) followed by repeats of "48 Hours" (2.882 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T3) and a second "48 Hours" (2.769 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T5).

And finally, NBC (2.456 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T3) closed out the night with "America's Got Talent" (2.236 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T5) and "Dateline Saturday Night Mystery" (2.898 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T3).

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

· The Sept. 8 encore telecast of "Saturday Night Live," hosted by John Mulaney and featuring musical guest Jack White, has averaged a 2.6 rating, 7 share in "live plus same day" household results from the 56 local markets metered by Nielsen Media Research and a 0.7/4 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).

· The Sept. 8 "Saturday Night Live" is the #1 show of the night on the Big 4 networks in metered-market households, topping all primetime shows on those nets.

· The Sept. 8 telecast is up +8% versus "SNL's" September 2017 average for rebroadcasts in metered-market household ratings (2.6 vs. 2.4).


Here are the highlights of the five ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (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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Source: Nielsen Media Research





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