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Saturday Ratings: CBS, NBC and Fox Share Low-Rated Dominance

SATURDAY FAST AFFILIATE RATINGS

What follows are the fast affiliate rating results for Saturday, April 21. These results are time period based and are only approximate.

-Total Viewers:

CBS: 3.40 million, Fox: 3.06, ABC: 2.25, NBC: 1.92

-Adults 18-49:

NBC and Fox: 0.6 rating/3 share each, CBS: 0.4/ 2, ABC: 0.3/ 2

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8:00 p.m.

ABC – American Idol (R)
Viewers: 2.13 million (#3), A18-49: 0.3/ 1 (#3t)

CBS – Ransom
Viewers: 3.02 million (#1), A18-49: 0.3/ 2 (#3t)

NBC – NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs
Viewers: 1.83 million (#4), A18-49: 0.5/ 2 (#2)

Fox – NASCAR Racing
Viewers: 2.85 million (#2), A18-49: 0.6/ 3 (#1)

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8:30 p.m.

ABC – American Idol (R)
Viewers: 1.95 million (#3), A18-49: 0.3/ 1 (#3t)

CBS – Ransom
Viewers: 2.96 million (#1), A18-49: 0.3/ 2 (#3t)

NBC – NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs
Viewers: 1.84 million (#4), A18-49: 0.5/ 2 (#2)

Fox – NASCAR Racing
Viewers: 2.85 million (#2), A18-49: 0.6/ 3 (#1)

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9:00 p.m.

ABC – American Idol (R)
Viewers: 7.01 million (#2), A18-49: 0.3/ 1 (#4)

CBS – NCIS (R)
Viewers: 3.44 million (#1), A18-49: 0.4/ 2 (#3)

NBC – NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs
Viewers: 1.72 million (#4), A18-49: 0.5/ 2 (#2)

Fox – NASCAR Racing
Viewers: 3.08 million (#2), A18-49: 0.6/ 3 (#1)

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9:30 p.m.

ABC – American Idol (R)
Viewers: 2.04 million (#3), A18-49: 0.3/ 1 (#4)

CBS – NCIS (R)
Viewers: 3.73 million (#1), A18-49: 0.4/ 2 (#3)
NBC – NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs
Viewers: 1.95 million (#4), A18-49: 0.6/ 3 (#1t)

Fox – NASCAR Racing
Viewers: 3.47 million (#2), A18-49: 0.6/ 3 (#1t)

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10:00 p.m.

ABC – 20/20 (R)
Viewers: 2.57 million (#2), A18-49: 0.4/ 2 (#3)

CBS – 48 Hours (R)
Viewers: 3.53 million (#1), A18-49: 0.5/ 2 (#2)

NBC – NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs
Viewers: 1.89 million (#3), A18-49: 0.6/ 3 (#1)

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10:30 p.m.

ABC – 20/20 (R)
Viewers: 2.80 million (#2), A18-49: 0.4/ 2 (#2t)

CBS – 48 Hours (R)
Viewers: 3.72 million (#1), A18-49: 0.4/ 2 (#2t)

NBC – NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs
Viewers: 2.31 million (#3), A18-49: 0.7/ 3 (#1)

Source: Nielsen Media Research

Written by Marc Berman

Marc Berman

Marc Berman has been writing professionally since 1999 and is the author of weekly column “Mr. Television” for Campaign US (www.campaignlive.com). Most recently, Berman was the creator and Editor-in-Chief of website and newsletter TV Media Insights for Cross MediaWorks. From 1999-2011, he was the Senior Editor for Mediaweek and has also written for The New York Daily News, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and Emmy Magazine, among others. Berman has also appeared on “Entertainment Tonight,” “Extra,” “Access Hollywood,” “Inside Edition,” “The CBS Evening News,” E!, CNN, CNBC, Fox News and MSNBC.

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