SPLIT LOW-RATED LEADERSHIP FOR CBS AND FOX
Uneventful remained the operative observation on this second Saturday in December with CBS the most-watched network and the UFC on Fox, Henderson vs. Diaz, first overall among coveted among adults 18-49. CBS’ line-up consisted on encore telecasts of animated holiday specials Frosty the Snowman, Frosty Returns and The Flight Before Christmas from 8-10 p.m. and veteran 48 Hours, which had its title changed from 48 Hours Mystery this season.
Elsewhere, ABC traveled the repeat route with 2011 movie The Borrowers and Castle. And last-place NBC was off the charts with The Second Annual American Giving Awards, which averaged a mere 1.61 million viewers and a 0.3 rating/1 share among adults 18-49 from 8-10 p.m. (according to the fast affiliate results from Nielsen), and a repeat of Law & Order: SVU at 10 p.m.
Click on the following for the fast affiliate results for Saturday, December 8 broken out by network and by program (by half-hour): http://tinyurl.com/bcem97z.
Update (Wednesday 12/12/12 1:38 a.m. EST): Broadcast and select cable final national ratings on the forum.