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[04/28/19 - 08:22 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, NHL Win Demo Race
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 eight ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (4/27/19):

NBC (2.604 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.8, #1) claimed the adults 18-49 crown on Saturday with its primetime coverage of the "NHL Playoffs: Colombus at Boston" (2.604 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.8, #1).

ABC (2.349 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.4, #2) then was the number two draw with encores of "American Idol" (2.131 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T4) and "20/20 Saturday" (2.784 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #2).

Next up was CBS (3.067 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.3, #3) and its mix of "Ransom" (2.841 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T4), a repeat "FBI" (3.034 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T6) and "48 Hours" (3.326 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.4, #3).

And finally, FOX (0.896 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.2, #4) closed out the night with second runs of "MasterChef Junior" (0.912 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T6) and "The Resident" (0.880 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T6).

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

· Due to the overrun of the primetime double-overtime Stanley Cup Playoff game, which delayed the start of the April 27 "Saturday Night Live" encore, accurate "SNL" metered-market ratings are currently unavailable.


Here are the highlights of the seven ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (4/28/18):

NBC (1.836 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.5, #1) edged out a demo victory on Saturday with its coverage of the "NHL Playoffs: Sharks @ Golden Knights" (1.836 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #2).

CBS (3.448 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T2) then was the most-watched network with its mix of "Ransom" (2.561 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T5), "48 Hours" (3.410 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T3) and another "48 Hours" (4.373 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.6, #1).

Next up was ABC (2.110 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T2) with encores of "American Idol" (2.314 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T3) and "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" (1.703 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T5).

And finally, FOX (0.835 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.2, #4) rounded out the night with the primetime portion of "Monster Energy Supercross" (0.835 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.2, #7).

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

Due to the overrun of the double-overtime Stanley Cup Playoff game, accurate metered-market ratings for last night's "Saturday Night Live" encore are currently unavailable.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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