Saturday TV Ratings: Criminals attract more eyeballs than gymnasts
The summer burn off of original episodes of canceled shows on Saturday night is over, and we were back to old Saturday patterns. We love to watch gymnastics. When it’s in the Olympics. It wasn’t the Olympics.
FOX’s Saturday night tandem of Cops (1.3/6 Adults 18-49, 4.35 million viewers) and America’s Most Wanted (1.8/7, 5.39) led the night with adults 18-49 and came in second with viewers.
CBS ran with repeats of Flashpoint (0.9/4, 3.97M) and Criminal Minds (1.1/4, 5.23M). At 10pm 48 Hours (1.5/6, 6.21M) was the night’s most-watched show on broadcast when it came to overall viewers.
NBC ran with the US Gymnastics Championship between 8pm-10pm (1.1/4, 3.71M) and a repeat of Law & Order: SVU (1.2/4, 4.35M). ABC was in last place for the night with a repeat of the movie Shark Tale (1.0/4, 3.61M) and a repeat of last Sunday’s premiere of Shark Tank (0.9/3, 2.85M).
Nielsen TV Ratings: ©2009 The Nielsen Company. All Rights Reserved. Source: Marc Berman/Mediaweek.
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