Saturday TV Ratings 2/13/21: Saturday Night Live Ticks Down, NBA Leads Primetime (UPDATED)

Ratings Analysis: ABC topped Saturday night with a 'Nets v. Warriors' NBA game (0.70) that built noticeably from an 8pm countdown special (0.33). NBC had a mediocre night with repeats of 'Ellen's Game of Games' (0.32), 'Dateline' (0.31), and 'SNL Vintage' (0.39). The original episode of 'SNL' with Regina King posted a 1.2 rating at 11:30, down considerably from last week's Dan Levy-hosted installment (1.56). CBS had low-rated encores of 'FBI: Most Wanted' (0.24) and 'Clarice' (0.27) but improved with a new episode of '48 Hours' (0.32) at 10. Fox settled for last place with '9-1-1' (0.16) and 'Name That Tune' (0.21).

Finals Update: NBA: Nets v. Warriors (+0.2) and repeats of 9-1-1 (+0.1) and Clarice (+0.1) adjusted up. Repeats of Ellen's Game of Games (-0.1) and Dateline NBC (-0.1) adjusted down.



18-49 Rating/Share

Viewers (mil)


8 PMNBA Countdown

Ellen's Game of Games (R)0.32/21.75NBC

FBI: Most Wanted (R)0.24/22.65CBS

9-1-1 (R)0.16/10.96Fox
8:30 PMNBA: Nets v. Warriors0.70/42.56ABC
9 PMDateline NBC (R)0.31/31.99NBC

Clarice (R)0.27/22.11CBS

Name That Tune (R)0.21/21.04Fox
10 PMSNL Vintage0.39/32.14NBC

48 Hours0.32/33.16CBS

11:30 PMSaturday Night Live1.20/116.00NBC
(R) = repeat

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