Broadcast primetime live + same-day ratings for Saturday, July 21, 2018
Note: A live sports broadcast on FOX may result in greater adjustments than usual in the final ratings.
The numbers for Saturday:
|Time||Show||Adults 18-49 rating/share||Viewers (millions)|
|8 p.m.||America’s Funniest Home Videos (ABC) – R||0.4/2||2.67|
|Major League Baseball (FOX) (8-10 p.m.)||0.4/2||2.10|
|Little Big Shots (NBC) – R||0.3/1||2.74|
|Me, Myself & I (CBS)||0.2/1||1.26|
|8:30 p.m.||Me, Myself & I (CBS)||0.2/1||1.02|
|9 p.m.||Dateline (NBC) (9-11 p.m.) – R||0.5/2||3.56|
|Truth and Lies (ABC) (9-11 p.m.) – R||0.3/1||1.54|
|Me, Myself & I (CBS)||0.2/1||0.99|
|8:30 p.m.||Living Biblically (CBS)||0.2/1||0.99|
|10 p.m.||48 Hours (CBS) – R||0.2/1||1.69|
It was another predictably quiet night in the Saturday primetime ratings this week.
An encore edition of “Dateline” gave NBC the top spot with a 0.5 rating in adults 18-49 and 3.56 million viewers. Meanwhile, FOX’s continued Major League Baseball coverage remained the highest-rated original broadcast of the night, even with last week’s 0.4, though, down slightly in total viewers from 2.14 to 2.10 million this time around.
CBS closed out the first (and only) season of “Living Biblically”, with the short-lived show’s finale installment raking in a 0.2, steady with its last few episodes. The network also used last night to air the final 3 episodes of “Me, Myself, & I” back-to-back-to-back, all of which were even with the series’ most recent 0.2s as well.
|Adults 18-49 rating/share||0.4/2||0.4/2||0.3/2||0.2/1|
|Total Viewers (millions)||3.29||2.10||1.91||1.19|
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