Broadcast primetime live + same-day ratings for Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017
Note: Live sports broadcasts on ABC 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.||Saturday Night College Football (ABC) (8-11 p.m.)||1.9/6||6.38|
|FOX College Football (FOX) (8-11 p.m.)||0.8/3||2.85|
|NCIS (CBS) – R||0.4/2||3.62|
|Will & Grace (NBC) – R||0.4/2||2.21|
|8:30 p.m.||Superstore (NBC) – R||0.4/2||2.1|
|9 p.m.||SWAT (CBS) – R||0.5/2||3.16|
|10 p.m.||48 Hours (CBS)||0.6/3||4.18|
|SNL Vintage (NBC)||0.6/3||2.58|
ABC dominated over the rest of the networks in the Saturday ratings this week, with its three-hour long coverage of the Notre Dame vs Miami college football game scoring a 1.9 average rating in adults 18-49.
This was significantly higher than FOX’s broadcast of the TCU vs Oklahoma college football game, which raked in a 0.8 on the network, and was the second-highest rated program of the night. CBS performed well for itself with “48 Hours” scoring a 0.6.
Rounding out the night, it was a rerun-heavy Saturday on FOX, while “Dateline” grabbed a 0.5 for itself on NBC.
|Adults 18-49 rating/share||1.9/6||0.8/3||0.5/2||0.5/2|
|Total Viewers (millions)||6.38||2.85||3.65||2.50|
“Saturday Night Live” took a minor hit in metered-market households, following its season high last week. The show, featuring host Tiffany Hadish and musical guest Taylor Swift, raked in a 4.3 in households, down four-tenths from its previous 4.7.
However, the episode did tick up in adults 18-49 from last week’s 1.8 to a 1.9, likely thanks to both Haddish and Swift’s appeal amongst that particular age group.
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