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[05/24/20 - 08:15 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos, CBS Leads Viewers
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 10 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (5/23/20):

NBC (1.869 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.3, #1) was the demo champ on an all-repeat Saturday with "The Secret Life of Pets" (1.871 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T1) and "SNL Vintage" (1.866 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T1).

CBS (2.270 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T2) then led total viewers with its mix of "MacGyver" (1.790 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T8), "Magnum P.I." (2.381 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T5) and "48 Hours" (2.639 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T1).

Next up was ABC (1.562 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T2) with second runs of "The Last Dance" (1.579 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T5), another "The Last Dance" (1.534 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T1) and "The Rookie" (1.572 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T5).

And finally, repeats of "Flirty Dancing" (0.575 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T8) and "Labor of Love" (0.546 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T8) closed out the night on FOX (0.561 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.1, #4).

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

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Here are the highlights of the nine ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (5/25/19):

NBC (2.542 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T1) was the top draw on a low key Saturday with a repeat of "The Wall" (1.657 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T5) and a two-hour "Dateline Saturday Night Mystery" (2.985 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.5, #1).

ABC (2.235 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T1) then took home the silver with its encore lineup of "Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear's 'All in the Family' and 'The Jeffersons'" (2.488 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T2), "All About 'All in the Family' and 'The Jeffersons'" (2.199 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T2) and "20/20 Saturday" (1.873 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T5).

Next up was FOX (2.225 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T1) and the primetime return of "FOX Sports Saturday Presents Major League Baseball" (2.225 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T2).

And finally, CBS (1.964 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.2, #4) closed out the night with its mix of "God Friended Me" (1.948 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T7), the season finale of "Ransom" (2.104 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T7) and "48 Hours" (1.840 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T7).

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

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Source: Nielsen Media Research





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