Saturday TV Ratings 11/20/21: ABC College Football Rises and Leads, Saturday Night Live Ticks Down (UPDATED)

Ratings Analysis: Despite 'Shang-Chi' star Simu Liu taking up hosting duties and rapper Saweetie filling in as the musical guest, NBC's 'Saturday Night Live' (0.92, -0.05) dropped by five-hundredths from the week-ago installment (0.97). Earlier in the evening, encore showings of 'The Wall' (0.23) and 'Dateline' (0.31) improved from the week prior while 'SNL Vintage' (0.32) was completely even. On the college football front, ABC's OR. v. UT' broadcast (1.17) was almost three times higher than Fox's 'OK St. v. TX Tech' game (0.41). Leading out of encores of 'The Equalizer' (0.34) and 'NCIS: Los Angeles (0.24), CBS's '48 Hours' (0.27, -0.13) lost a tenth from its last installment. The CW was on the decline with both 'Whose Line Is It Anyway?' (0.07, -0.03) and 'World's Funniest Animals' (0.06, -0.03). The two were each down by three-hundredths and followed by repeats of themselves (0.06/0.04) at the bottom of the hour. 

Finals Update: 'College Football: OR v. UT' (+0.3) adjusted up. Repeats of 'The Wall' (-0.1), 'Dateline' (-0.1), and 'World's Funniest Animals' (-0.1) adjusted down.



18-49 Rating/Share

Viewers (mil)


8 PMCollege Football: OR v. UT1.17/104.82ABC

College Football: OK St. v. TX Tech0.41/41.91Fox

The Equalizer (R)0.34/32.71CBS

The Wall (R)0.23/21.62NBC

Whose Line Is It Anyway?0.07/10.60The CW
8:30 PMWhose Line Is It Anyway? (R)0.06/10.54The CW
9 PMDateline NBC (R)0.31/32.22NBC

NCIS: Los Angeles (R)0.24/22.23CBS

World's Funniest Animals0.06/10.48The CW
9:30 PMWorld's Funniest Animals (R)0.04/00.50The CW
10 PMSNL Vintage0.32/32.03NBC

48 Hours0.27/22.83CBS

11:30 PMSaturday Night Live0.92/104.71NBC
(R) = repeat

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