Broadcast primetime live + same-day ratings for Saturday, July 7, 2018
Note: Live sports broadcasts on NBC and FOX may result in greater adjustments than usual in the final ratings.
The numbers for Saturday:
|Time||Show||Adults 18-49 rating/share||
|8 p.m.||NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Racing (NBC) (8-11 p.m.)||0.8/4||4.22|
|America’s Funniest Home Videos (ABC) – R||0.4/2||2.70|
|Major League Baseball (FOX) (8-10 p.m.)||0.4/2||1.86|
|Me, Myself & I (CBS)||0.2/1||1.27|
|9 p.m.||Truth and Lies: Waco (ABC) (9-11 p.m.) – R||0.3/2||1.65|
|Living Biblically (CBS)||0.2/1||1.21|
|10 p.m.||48 Hours (CBS) – R||0.3/2||2.38|
It was 2 live sports broadcasts that led the ratings this Saturday.
NBC’s 3-hour-long broadcast of the annual NASCAR Coke Zero 400 race in Daytona easily won the top spot of the night with a 0.8 average rating in adults 18-49 and 4.22 average million viewers. FOX’s weekly Major League Baseball coverage came in second in the night with a 0.4, down three-tenths from what it had scored in last week’s preliminary ratings.
On CBS, the already-canceled “Living Biblically” returned to finish out its first and only season with a 0.2, unsurprisingly down significantly from the 0.6 its last episode had scored back in April. It will air its final 3 episodes on July 14 and 21.
|Adults 18-49 rating/share||0.8/4||0.4/2||0.3/2||0.2/1|
|Total Viewers (millions)||4.22||1.86||2.00||1.62|
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Source: The Nielsen Company.