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Saturday Final Ratings: Opposite the Olympics, NBA All-Star Saturday Night on TNT Dips to 13-Year Viewer Low

NBC Olympics’ primetime coverage of the second Saturday of 2018 PyeongChang Olympics competition posted a Total Audience Delivery (TAD) average of 16.1 million viewers, according to live plus same day fast national data by Nielsen, and digital data from Adobe Analytics. This marks a 6 percent drop from the comparable Saturday evening of the 2014 Sochi Games (17.1 million viewers).

(Source: NBC Sports)

Opposite the Olympics, TNT’s NBA All-Star Saturday Night drew 4.66 million viewers, down 17 percent from last year (5.63 million) and is the lowest viewer mark since 2005 (4.59 million).

What follows are the Live + Same Day rating results for the night’s broadcast network telecasts on Saturday, February 17:

The Middle (RS) (ABC, 8:00 PM, 30 min.)
– 1.738 million viewers
– 1.1/2 HH
– 0.3/1 A18-49 (0.4/2 F18-49, 0.2/1 M18-49)
– 0.2/1 A18-34 (0.2/1 F18-34, 0.2/1 M18-34)
– 0.4/1 A25-54 (0.5/2 F25-54, 0.3/1 M25-54)

The Middle (RS) (ABC, 8:30 PM, 30 min.)
– 1.646 million viewers
– 1.1/2 HH
– 0.3/1 A18-49 (0.4/2 F18-49, 0.2/1 M18-49)
– 0.1/1 A18-34 (0.2/1 F18-34, 0.1/1 M18-34)
– 0.4/2 A25-54 (0.5/2 F25-54, 0.4/1 M25-54)

black-Ish (RS) (ABC, 9:00 PM, 30 min.)
– 1.296 million viewers
– 0.8/2 HH
– 0.3/1 A18-49 (0.3/1 F18-49, 0.2/1 M18-49)
– 0.1/1 A18-34 (0.1/1 F18-34, 0.1/1 M18-34)
– 0.4/1 A25-54 (0.4/1 F25-54, 0.3/1 M25-54)

black-Ish (RS) (ABC, 9:30 PM, 30 min.)
– 1.366 million viewers
– 0.9/2 HH
– 0.3/1 A18-49 (0.4/1 F18-49, 0.2/1 M18-49)
– 0.1/1 A18-34 (0.2/1 F18-34, 0.1/1 M18-34)
– 0.4/1 A25-54 (0.5/2 F25-54, 0.3/1 M25-54)

20/20 Saturday (RS) (ABC, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 2.020 million viewers
– 1.4/3 HH
– 0.4/2 A18-49 (0.5/2 F18-49, 0.3/1 M18-49)
– 0.2/1 A18-34 (0.2/1 F18-34, 0.1/1 M18-34)
– 0.6/2 A25-54 (0.8/2 F25-54, 0.4/1 M25-54)

Crimetime Saturday 8Pm MacGyver (R) (CBS, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 2.341 million viewers
– 1.5/3 HH
– 0.2/1 A18-49 (0.2/1 F18-49, 0.2/1 M18-49)
– 0.1/1 A18-34 (0.1/1 F18-34, 0.2/1 M18-34)
– 0.4/1 A25-54 (0.4/1 F25-54, 0.3/1 M25-54)

Crimetime Saturday NCIS: New Orleans (R) (CBS, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 2.713 million viewers
– 1.8/3 HH
– 0.3/1 A18-49 (0.3/1 F18-49, 0.2/1 M18-49)
– 0.1/1 A18-34 (0.1/1 F18-34, 0.1/1 M18-34)
– 0.4/1 A25-54 (0.5/2 F25-54, 0.4/1 M25-54)

48 Hours Presents (CBS, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 3.226 million viewers
– 2.2/4 HH
– 0.4/2 A18-49 (0.4/2 F18-49, 0.3/1 M18-49)
– 0.1/1 A18-34 (0.1/1 F18-34, 0.1/1 M18-34)
– 0.6/2 A25-54 (0.7/2 F25-54, 0.5/2 M25-54)

Winter Olympics Saturday Prime 2-Sustainer (NBC, 8:00 PM, 30 min.)
– 12.157 million viewers
– 7.0/14 HH
– 2.7/12 A18-49 (2.7/12 F18-49, 2.7/13 M18-49)
– 1.7/11 A18-34 (1.7/11 F18-34, 1.6/11 M18-34)
– 3.5/13 A25-54 (3.5/13 F25-54, 3.5/13 M25-54)

Winter Olympics Saturday Prime 2 (NBC, 8:30 PM, 150 min.)
– 14.520 million viewers
– 8.2/16 HH
– 3.5/14 A18-49 (3.5/14 F18-49, 3.4/15 M18-49)
– 2.1/12 A18-34 (2.2/12 F18-34, 1.9/11 M18-34)
– 4.6/15 A25-54 (4.6/15 F25-54, 4.6/16 M25-54)

Premier Boxing Champions Victor Ortiz (32-6-2 25 KOs) vs. Devon Alexander (27-4, 14 KOs) (Fox, 8:00 PM, 163 min.)
– 1.136 million viewers
– 0.8/1 HH
– 0.2/1 A18-49 (0.2/1 F18-49, 0.3/1 M18-49)
– 0.2/1 A18-34 (0.2/1 F18-34, 0.2/1 M18-34)
– 0.3/1 A25-54 (0.3/1 F25-54, 0.4/1 M25-54)

100 Mexicanos Dijeron (UNI, 6:55 PM, 60 min.)
– 0.845 million viewers
– 0.5/1 HH
– 0.3/1 A18-49

Liga MX Tigres UANL vs. Atlas (UNI, 7:55 PM, 125 min.)
– 0.800 million viewers
– 0.5/1 HH
– 0.3/1 A18-49

Liga MX Guadalajara vs. Pachuca (UNI, 10:00 PM, 120 min.)
– 0.943 million viewers
– 0.5/1 HH
– 0.4/2 A18-49

Liga MX Cruz Azul vs. Puebla (UniMás, 5:55 PM, 125 min.)
– 0.640 million viewers
– 0.4/1 HH
– 0.3/2 A18-49

Cine Cantinflas El Barrendero (UniMás, 8:00 PM, 120 min.)
– 0.823 million viewers
– 0.5/1 HH
– 0.3/1 A18-49

Cineplex Vice (UniMás, 10:00 PM, 120 min.)
– 0.557 million viewers
– 0.3/1 HH
– 0.2/1 A18-49

Cine Millonario Epic (TEL, 7:00 PM, 90 min.)
– 0.4/1 HH
– 0.3/1 A18-49
– 0.2/1 A18-34

Cine Millonario The Expendables 3 (TEL, 8:30 PM, 150 min.)
– 0.5/1 HH
– 0.3/1 A18-49
– 0.2/1 A18-34

What follows are the Live + Same Day rating results for the night’s select cable telecasts on Saturday, February 17 (with the night’s cable ranks according to total viewers and adults 18-49 in parentheses):

Live PD Xtra (A&E, 8:00 PM, 6 min.)
– 1.066 million viewers (#26)
– 0.62 HH (#30)
– 0.30 A18-49 (#19)
– 0.25 A18-34 (#19)

Live PD (A&E, 9:00 PM, 180 min.)
– 2.007 million viewers (#3)
– 1.17 HH (#4)
– 0.73 A18-49 (#2)
– 0.55 A18-34 (#4)

The Cleveland Show (ADSM, 8:00 PM, 30 min.)
– 0.662 million viewers (#55)
– 0.45 HH (#47)
– 0.23 A18-49 (#31)
– 0.27 A18-34 (#17)

Family Guy (ADSM, 8:30 PM, 30 min.)
– 0.775 million viewers (#45)
– 0.52 HH (#39)
– 0.30 A18-49 (#19)
– 0.37 A18-34 (#9)

Rick & Morty (ADSM, 9:00 PM, 30 min.)
– 0.787 million viewers (#44)
– 0.52 HH (#39)
– 0.32 A18-49 (#16)
– 0.39 A18-34 (#8)

Rick & Morty (ADSM, 9:30 PM, 30 min.)
– 0.873 million viewers (#35)
– 0.58 HH (#33)
– 0.37 A18-49 (#13)
– 0.43 A18-34 (#7)

Family Guy (ADSM, 10:00 PM, 30 min.)
– 1.034 million viewers (#27)
– 0.65 HH (#26)
– 0.46 A18-49 (#7)
– 0.52 A18-34 (#5)

Dragon Ball Super (ADSM, 10:30 PM, 30 min.)
– 1.003 million viewers (#29)
– 0.63 HH (#29)
– 0.46 A18-49 (#7)
– 0.58 A18-34 (#3)

Pitbulls and Parolees (APL, 9:00 PM, 61 min.)
– 0.835 million viewers (#41)
– 0.56 HH (#35)
– 0.20 A18-49 (#36)
– 0.12 A18-34 (#64)

The Vet Life (APL, 10:03 PM, 61 min.)
– 0.725 million viewers (#49)
– 0.49 HH (#42)
– 0.17 A18-49 (#53)
– 0.12 A18-34 (#64)

Blue Planet II (BBCA, 9:00 PM, 71 min.)
– 0.522 million viewers (#72)
– 0.33 HH (#66)
– 0.14 A18-49 (#72)
– 0.08 A18-34 (#88)

Blue Planet II: Deep Dive (BBCA, 10:11 PM, 19 min.)
– 0.471 million viewers (#81)
– 0.29 HH (#79)
– 0.12 A18-49 (#91)
– 0.06 A18-34 (#95)

College Basketball Regular Season West Virginia at Kansas (ESPN, 6:13 PM, 135 min.)
– 1.640 million viewers (#7)
– 0.95 HH (#13)
– 0.47 A18-49 (#6)
– 0.45 A18-34 (#6)

College Basketball Regular Season North Carolina at Louisville (ESPN, 8:28 PM, 116 min.)
– 1.204 million viewers (#21)
– 0.67 HH (#21)
– 0.36 A18-49 (#14)
– 0.35 A18-34 (#10)

College Basketball Regular Season Oregon at UCLA (ESPN, 10:24 PM, 131 min.)
– 0.756 million viewers (#46)
– 0.42 HH (#52)
– 0.27 A18-49 (#24)
– 0.27 A18-34 (#17)

Watters World (FOXNC, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 1.652 million viewers (#6)
– 1.14 HH (#5)
– 0.13 A18-49 (#84)
– 0.06 A18-34 (#95)

Justice with Judge Jeanine (FOXNC, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 1.958 million viewers (#4)
– 1.32 HH (#3)
– 0.13 A18-49 (#84)
– 0.04 A18-34 (#100)

The Greg Gutfeld Show (FOXNC, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 1.460 million viewers (#14)
– 1.02 HH (#8)
– 0.14 A18-49 (#72)
– 0.05 A18-34 (#99)

Hallmark Original Movie Wedding March 3: Here Comes the Bride (HALL, 9:00 PM, 120 min.)
– 2.103 million viewers (#2)
– 1.50 HH (#2)
– 0.20 A18-49 (#36)
– 0.10 A18-34 (#75)

The House (HBO, 8:00 PM, 88 min.)
– 1.102 million viewers (#23)
– 0.66 HH (#24)
– 0.38 A18-49 (#12)
– 0.19 A18-34 (#28)

House Hunters Renovation (HGTV, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 1.264 million viewers (#19)
– 0.80 HH (#18)
– 0.28 A18-49 (#23)
– 0.17 A18-34 (#34)

A Crime to Remember (ID, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 0.954 million viewers (#30)
– 0.67 HH (#21)
– 0.20 A18-49 (#36)
– 0.09 A18-34 (#83)

Winter Olympics Prime (NBCSN, 8:00 PM, 180 min.)
– 1.466 million viewers (#13)
– 0.81 HH (#17)
– 0.41 A18-49 (#10)
– 0.31 A18-34 (#14)

Thundermans (NICK, 8:00 PM, 30 min.)
– 1.081 million viewers (#25)
– 0.62 HH (#30)
– 0.21 A18-49 (#35)
– 0.17 A18-34 (#34)

Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn (NICK, 8:30 PM, 30 min.)
– 0.930 million viewers (#33)
– 0.54 HH (#36)
– 0.20 A18-49 (#36)
– 0.15 A18-34 (#47)

Showtime Championship Boxing: 2018 (SHO, 10:46 PM, 19 min.)
– 0.435 million viewers (#86)
– 0.25 HH (#89)
– 0.17 A18-49 (#53)
– 0.10 A18-34 (#75)

Say Yes to the Dress: Unveiled (TLC, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 0.505 million viewers (#75)
– 0.35 HH (#61)
– 0.11 A18-49 (#99)
– 0.08 A18-34 (#88)

NBA All-Star Saturday Night (TNT, 8:00 PM, 152 min.)
– 4.660 million viewers (#1)
– 2.62 HH (#1)
– 2.10 A18-49 (#1)
– 2.05 A18-34 (#1)

Final Space Sneak Peak (TNT, 10:32 PM, 28 min.)
– 1.275 million viewers (#18)
– 0.76 HH (#20)
– 0.57 A18-49 (#3)
– 0.60 A18-34 (#2)

Ghost Adventures Pop-Ups (TRAV, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 0.561 million viewers (#66)
– 0.34 HH (#63)
– 0.23 A18-49 (#31)
– 0.17 A18-34 (#34)

Dead Files (TRAV, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 0.564 million viewers (#65)
– 0.33 HH (#66)
– 0.18 A18-49 (#48)
– 0.14 A18-34 (#54)

Liga MX Victoriaville vs. Atlas (UDN, 7:57 PM, 123 min.)
– 0.315 million viewers (#96)
– 0.18 HH (#97)
– 0.15 A18-49 (#66)
– 0.12 A18-34 (#64)

Liga MX Guadalajara vs. Pachuca (UDN, 10:00 PM, 120 min.)
– 0.341 million viewers (#94)
– 0.21 HH (#95)
– 0.17 A18-49 (#53)
– 0.14 A18-34 (#54)

For the entire week of February 12-18, 2018 in Total Day (8 p.m. to 5:59 a.m.), Adult Swim is up 0.3 percent in viewership (758,000 vs. 755,000) and down 5.7 percent among Adults 18-49 (454,000 vs. 482,000) from one week earlier; the network is also down 11.3 percent in viewership (758,000 vs. 855,000) and from the same week one year ago (February 13-19, 2017).

Family Guy (ADSM, 10:00 PM, 30 min.)
– 1.034 million viewers
– 0.46 A18-49

Programming Insider TOONAMI – SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2018












Adult Swim PROGRAM Viewers
(000)
A1849
rating
A1849
(000)
10:30 Dragon Ball Super 1002 0.46 595
11:00 Dragon Ball Z Kai: The Final Chapters 779 0.34 432
11:30 Black Clover 628 0.28 363
12:00a Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders 518 0.24 306
12:30a Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphana 447 0.21 272
ProgrammingInsider.com
1:00a Hunter X Hunter (r) 440 0.20 253
1:30a Naruto: Shippuden (r) 457 0.20 261
2:00a Outlaw Star (r) 351 0.16 204
2:30a Space Dandy (r) 305 0.12 149
3:00a Cowboy Bebop (r) 304 0.12 159
3:30a Ghost in the Shell: 2nd Gig (r) 293 0.12 157

Source: Live+Same Day data, Nielsen Media Research

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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  1. Ratings for Rick and Morty at 4:00 am and 4:30 am and King of the Hill at 5:00 am and 5:30 am on Adult Swim?

    • Rick & Morty (Adult Swim, late 2/17/18 4:00-4:30 a.m.)
      – 306,000 viewers
      – 0.13 adults 18-49 rating

      Rick & Morty (Adult Swim, late 2/17/18 4:30-5:00 a.m.)
      – 370,000 viewers
      – 0.16 adults 18-49 rating

      King of the Hill (Adult Swim, late 2/17/18 5:00-5:30 a.m.)
      – 427,000 viewers
      – 0.20 adults 18-49 rating

      King of the Hill (Adult Swim, late 2/17/18 5:30-6:00 a.m.)
      – 431,000 viewers
      – 0.20 adults 18-49 rating

        • The Amazing World of Gumball (Cartoon Network, 2/17/18 6:00-6:30 a.m.)
          – 436,000 viewers
          – 0.18 adults 18-49 rating

          The Amazing World of Gumball (Cartoon Network, 2/17/18 6:30-7:00 a.m.)
          – 538,000 viewers
          – 0.19 adults 18-49 rating

  2. Would it be possible to get the 18-34 ratings for Hunter X Hunter at 1:00 AM, Naruto Shippuden At 1:30 and Outlaw Star at 2:00 from Adult Swim ? Thanks!

  3. Do you have Billy Dilley’s… Subterranean Summer at 11 AM on Disney XD, and Mysticons at 8 AM on Nicktoons, please?

    • Billy Dilley’s… Subterranean Summer (Disney XD, 2/17/18 11:00-11:30 a.m.)
      – 159,000 viewers
      – 0.02 adults 18-49 rating

      Mysticons (Nicktoons, 2/17/18 8:00-8:30 a.m.)
      – 64,000 viewers
      – 0.01 adults 18-49 rating

  4. What are the ratings for any Nickelodeon programming 9AM-11AM on Nickelodeon please? And what are ratings for Henry Danger at 7:30PM please? Thanks

    • SpongeBob SquarePants (Nickelodeon, 2/17/18 9:00-9:30 a.m.)
      – 1.269 million viewers
      – 0.30 adults 18-49 rating

      SpongeBob SquarePants (Nickelodeon, 2/17/18 9:30-10:00 a.m.)
      – 1.365 million viewers
      – 0.33 adults 18-49 rating

      SpongeBob SquarePants (Nickelodeon, 2/17/18 10:00-10:30 a.m.)
      – 1.422 million viewers
      – 0.32 adults 18-49 rating

      SpongeBob SquarePants (Nickelodeon, 2/17/18 10:30-11:00 a.m.)
      – 1.469 million viewers
      – 0.33 adults 18-49 rating

      Henry Danger (Nickelodeon, 2/17/18 7:30-8:00 p.m.)
      – 989,000 viewers
      – 0.19 adults 18-49 rating

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