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Saturday Ratings: NBC Tops Big-4 Networks in All Key Demos with Stanley Cup Playoffs

What follows are the fast affiliate results for Saturday, April 28. These results are time period based and are only approximate.

Total Viewers (in millions):
CBS: 3.45 million, ABC: 2.11, NBC: 1.84, Fox: 911,000

Adults 18-49 (rating):
NBC: 0.5 rating, CBS: 0.4, ABC: 0.3, Fox: 0.2

Adults 18-34 (rating):
NBC: 0.4 rating, ABC: 0.3, CBS: 0.2, Fox: 0.1

Adults 25-54 (rating):
NBC: 0.7 rating, CBS: 0.6, ABC: 0.5, Fox: 0.3

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    8:00 PM

    ABC – American Idol (R)
    Viewers: 2.07 million (#2), Adults 18-49: 0.3 (#2),
    Adults 18-34: 0.3 (#2), Adults 25-54: 0.5 (#2)

    CBS – Ransom
    Viewers: 2.56 million (#1), Adults 18-49: 0.3 (#2),
    Adults 18-34: 0.1 (#3), Adults 25-54: 0.4 (#3)

    NBC – NHL Playoffs: Western Conference Game 2: San Jose Sharks at Vegas Golden Knights (S)
    Viewers: 2.04 million (#3), Adults 18-49: 0.5 (#1),
    Adults 18-34: 0.4 (#1), Adults 25-54: 0.7 (#1)

    Fox – Monster Energy Supercross: Foxborough / Premier Boxing Champions: Salt Lake City (S)
    Viewers: 0.66 million (#4), Adults 18-49: 0.2 (#4),
    Adults 18-34: 0.1 (#3), Adults 25-54: 0.3 (#4)

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    9:00 PM

    ABC – American Idol (R)
    Viewers: 2.56 million (#2), Adults 18-49: 0.4 (#2),
    Adults 18-34: 0.3 (#2), Adults 25-54: 0.6 (#3)

    CBS – 48 Hours (S)
    Viewers: 3.41 million (#1), Adults 18-49: 0.4 (#2),
    Adults 18-34: 0.2 (#3), Adults 25-54: 0.7 (#1)

    NBC – NHL Playoffs: Western Conference Game 2: San Jose Sharks at Vegas Golden Knights (S)
    Viewers: 1.75 million (#3), Adults 18-49: 0.5 (#1),
    Adults 18-34: 0.4 (#1), Adults 25-54: 0.7 (#1)

    Fox – Premier Boxing Champions: Salt Lake City (S)
    Viewers: 0.79 million (#4), Adults 18-49: 0.2 (#4),
    Adults 18-34: 0.1 (#4), Adults 25-54: 0.3 (#4)

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    10:00 PM

    ABC – Jimmy Kimmel: Avengers: Infinity War (RS)
    Viewers: 1.70 million (#3), Adults 18-49: 0.3 (#3),
    Adults 18-34: 0.2 (#2), Adults 25-54: 0.5 (#3)

    CBS – 48 Hours
    Viewers: 4.37 million (#1), Adults 18-49: 0.6 (#1),
    Adults 18-34: 0.2 (#2), Adults 25-54: 0.8 (#1)

    NBC – NHL Playoffs: Western Conference Game 2: San Jose Sharks at Vegas Golden Knights (S)
    Viewers: 1.71 million (#2), Adults 18-49: 0.5 (#2),
    Adults 18-34: 0.4 (#1), Adults 25-54: 0.7 (#2)

    Fox – Premier Boxing Champions: Salt Lake City (S)
    Viewers: 1.28 million (#4), Adults 18-49: 0.2 (#4),
    Adults 18-34: 0.1 (#4), Adults 25-54: 0.4 (#4)

    Source: Nielsen Media Research

    Written by Marc Berman

    Marc Berman

    Marc Berman has been writing professionally since 1999 and is the author of the “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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