TV Ratings Saturday: American League Championship Series Beats College Football, ’48 Hours’ Flat
|Adults 18-49: Rating/Share||2.1/7||2.0/6||0.7/2||0.7/2|
|Total Viewers (million)||8.560||5.871||3.331||3.013|
NOTE: Due to the nature of live programming the ratings for ABC, NBC and FOX (College Football/Baseball) are approximate and subject to more than the typical adjustments in the final numbers.
On FOX, the sixth and final game of the MLB Baseball ALCS garnered a preliminary 2.1 adults 18-49 rating down from Thursday’s preliminary 2.4.
On ABC, College Football (Florida State/Clemson) scored a preliminary 2.0 adults 18-49 rating.
On NBC, College Football (Notre Dame/USC) coverage scored a preliminary adults 18-49 rating. A local programming note:. in Los Angeles,the second largest media market in the country and home of USC, most of the game aired before primetime. The L.A. affiliate, KNBC, which is owned by NBC, opted to air vintage episodes of Magnum P.I. and The Six Million Dollar Man during primetime, which was programming from the NBC-owned digital subchannel COZI TV. So this preliminary rating includes the L.A. numbers for Throwback Saturday.
On CBS, 48 Hours matched last week’s 0.8 adults 18-49 rating.
Broadcast primetime ratings for October 19, 2013
|Time||Net||Show||18-49 Rating/Sh||Viewers (millions)|
|8:00||FOX||MLB Baseball Playoffs – Live (8-11PM)||2.1/7||8.56|
|ABC||College Football (Florida State-Clemson) – Live (8-11PM)||2.0/6||5.87|
|NBC||College Football (USC-Notre Dame) – Live (8-11PM)||0.7/2||3.01|
|CBS||How I Met Your Mother – R||0.7/3||2.49|
|8:30||CBS||2 Broke Girls – R||0.7/2||2.68|
|9:00||CBS||CSI – R||0.5/2||2.70|
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