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Saturday Final Nationals: Fox Outdraws ABC in College Football Prime Time

For the first time this season, Fox’s college football coverage (of “Baylor @ Oklahoma State)” (Women 18-34: 0.6/3; Men 18-34: 1.1/6; Women 18-49: 0.8/3; Men 18-49: 1.8/7) bested ABC’s “Saturday Night Football” (TCU @ Oklahoma) (Women 18-34: 0.7/3; Men 18-34: 1.1/5; Women 18-49: 0.8/3; Men 18-49: 1.5/5) in prime time. ABC took solace in the fact that it was the network that aired Michigan State’s 17-14 upset over defending national champion Ohio State in the late afternoon; by far, the most-watched college football of the entire week, according to overnights (it drew a 6.97 overnight rating).

Overall on this Saturday night, CBS was the most-watched network with 4.47 million total viewers, helped by “48 Hours(Women 18-34: 0.7/3; Men 18-34: 0.4/2; Women 18-49: 1.3/4; Men 18-49: 0.7/3).

The night’s other original offerings were, as follows:

HBO’s “Movie: Fifty Shades of Grey” (2015) (1.519 million viewers; Women 18-34: 0.41; Men 18-34: 0.35; Women 18-49: 0.63; Men 18-49: 0.48)

BBC America’s “Doctor Who(801,000 viewers; Women 18-34: 0.18; Men 18-34: 0.18; Women 18-49: 0.26; Men 18-49: 0.32)

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Saturday, November 21, 2015
ABC PROGRAM HH/SHR VWRS
(000)
A18-34 A18-49 A25-54
8-11 Network Average 2.3/4 3793 0.9/4 1.1/4 1.3/4
8:00 Saturday Night Pre Game 2.1/4 3352 0.6/3 0.8/3 0.9/3
8:06 Saturday Night Football: TCU @ Oklahoma (thru 12:08am) 2.4/4 3856 0.9/4 1.1/4 1.3/4
CBS PROGRAM HH/SHR VWRS
(000)
A18-34 A18-49 A25-54
8-11 Network Average 2.9/5 4468 0.4/2 0.8/3 1.1/3
8:00 Crimetime Saturday: NCIS: Los Angeles (r) 2.3/4 3665 0.4/2 0.6/2 0.8/2
9:00 48 Hours (r) 2.9/5 4385 0.4/2 0.7/3 1.1/3
10:00 48 Hours 3.6/7 5353 0.5/2 1.0/4 1.4/4
NBC PROGRAM HH/SHR VWRS
(000)
A18-34 A18-49 A25-54
8-11 Network Average 1.4/3 2241 0.3/1 0.5/2 0.7/2
8:00 Movie: Free Birds (2013) 1.4/3 2257 0.3/1 0.5/2 0.7/2
10:00 Saturday Night Live (r) 1.4/3 2209 0.3/1 0.5/2 0.7/2
FOX PROGRAM HH/SHR VWRS
(000)
A18-34 A18-49 A25-54
8-11 Network Average 2.6/5 4358 0.9/4 1.3/5 1.6/5
7:36 College Football: Baylor @ Oklahoma State (thru 11:20) 2.6/5 4277 0.9/4 1.3/5 1.6/5
UNI PROGRAM HH/SHR VWRS
(000)
A18-34 A18-49 A25-54
8-11 Network Average 0.6/1 1080 0.4/1
5:55 Futbol Mexicano America vs. UNAM (thru 8:01) 0.7/1 1349 0.5/2
9:00 Sabadazo (thru 11:01) 0.6/1 1080 0.4/1

Cable Rankings – Saturday 11/21/15
What follows are the top 20 most-watched shows in prime time on cable for Saturday, November 21:


  1. Movie: “Northpole: Open Christmas” (Hallmark, 8 p.m.): 3.491 million

  2. Movie: “Most Wonderful Time of the Year” (Hallmark, 10 p.m.): 2.277

  3. “College Football: Mississippi State @ Arkansas” (ESPN, 7:05 p.m.; 1.31 household rating): 2.082

  4. “The Big Bang Theory” (TBS, 10:30 p.m.): 2.052

  5. “The Big Bang Theory” (TBS, 10 p.m.): 2.000

  6. “College Football: Boston College vs. Notre Dame in Fenway Park” (NBCSN, 7:43 p.m.; 1.15 household rating): 1.986

  7. “NCIS” (USA, 10 p.m.): 1.969

  8. “College Football: Cal @ Stanford” (ESPN, 10:52 p.m.; 1.24 household rating): 1.917

  9. “NCIS” (USA, 9 p.m.): 1.901

  10. “The Big Bang Theory” (TBS, 9:30 p.m.): 1.827

  11. “NCIS” (USA, 8 p.m.): 1.824

  12. Movie: “Jim Henson’s Turkey Hollow” (Lifetime, 8 p.m.): 1.672

  13. “Game Shakers” (Nickelodeon, 8:30 p.m.): 1.655

  14. “Henry Danger” (Nickelodeon, 8 p.m.): 1.520

  15. Movie: “Fifty Shades of Grey” (2015) (HBO, 8 p.m.): 1.519

  16. “Cops” (Spike, 8 p.m.): 1.501

  17. “American Dad” (Adult Swim, 10:30 p.m.): 1.462

  18. “The Big Bang Theory” (TBS, 8 p.m.): 1.453

  19. “The Big Bang Theory” (TBS, 9 p.m.): 1.423

  20. “Fixer Upper” (HGTV, 8 p.m.): 1.415


  • “College Football: Tennessee @ Missouri” (ESPN2, 7:15 p.m.; 0.77 household rating): 1.348

  • “College Football: Georgia Southern @ Georgia” (ESPNU, 7:06 p.m.; 0.49 household rating): 0.954

  • “UFC Fight Night” (FS1, 10 p.m.; 0.46 household rating): 0.750

  • “UFC Fight Night Prelim” (FS1, 8 p.m.; 0.42 household rating): 0.732

  • “College Football: Colorado @ Washington State” (ESPN2, 10:45 p.m.; 0.28 household rating): 0.489

  • “College Football: Cal @ Stanford” (ESPNU, 10:40 p.m.; 0.27 household rating): 0.449

For the entire week of November 16-22, 2015 in Total Day (8 p.m. to 5:59 a.m.), Adult Swim is -9 percent in total viewership (0.976 million vs. 1.072 million) and -10 percent among Adults 18-49 (586,000 vs. 650,000) from one week earlier; the network is also -5 percent in total viewership (0.976 million vs. 1.028 million) and about even among Adults 18-49 (586,000 vs. 588,000) from the same week one year ago (November 17-23, 2014). (tvmediainsights.com)

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TIME PROGRAM HH VWRS
(000)
A1849
rtg
9:00 Bob’s Burgers (r) 0.56 910 0.34
9:30 Bob’s Burgers (r) 0.67 1090 0.43
10:00 American Dad (r) 0.78 1235 0.52
10:30 American Dad (r) 0.94 1462 0.64
11:00 Family Guy (r) 1729 0.79
11:30 Family Guy (r) 1691 0.76

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TIME PROGRAM VWRS
(000)
A1849
rtg
A1849
(000)
12:00a Dragon Ball Z Kai 1550 0.68 862
12:30a Akame Ga Kill 1277 0.58 739
1:00a Parasyte 1088 0.47 591
1:30a Michiko & Hatchin 935 0.41 525
2:00a Naruto: Shippuden 845 0.37 470
2:30a One Piece 763 0.34 425
3:00a Kill La Kill (r) 707 0.31 389






TIME PROGRAM VWRS
(000)
A1849
rtg
3:30a Bob’s Burgers (r) 602 0.25
4:00a Bob’s Burgers (r) 662 0.29
4:30a American Dad (r) 716 0.31
5:00a American Dad (r) 775 0.33
5:30a King of the Hill (r) 842 0.38

Source: Live+Same Day data, Nielsen Media Research




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Written by Douglas Pucci

Douglas Pucci (a.k.a. “Son of the Bronx”) has worked with Mr. Berman for more than a decade. A Bronx native, NYU graduate and once-intern for VH1's "Pop Up Video," Pucci went on to design, build and maintain websites for various non-profit organizations in his hometown of New York City. He also contributes to the sports website Awful Announcing.

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