Saturday, July 23, 2016

UPDATED Friday Ratings - A Special 'Big Brother' Leads Night; 'Dateline' and '20/20' Steady; 'What Would You Do?' Ticks Up

On July 22, 2016, CBS won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.93 rating - followed by NBC (0.80), ABC (0.73), FOX (0.40) and The CW (0.30).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 4.778 million viewers - followed by NBC (4.061), ABC (3.624), FOX (1.498) and The CW (1.391).

FOX and The CW aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - Big Brother was adjusted up. The repeats of America's Got Talent and Masters of Illusion were adjusted down.

CBS (0.93 Rating, 4.778 Million Viewers)
        BIG BROTHER (1.6, -0.2)
        HAWAII FIVE-0 (0.6) REPEAT
        BLUE BLOODS (0.7) REPEAT

NBC (0.80 Rating, 4.061 Million Viewers)
        AMERICA'S GOT TALENT (0.8) REPEAT
        DATELINE NBC (0.7, +0.0)

ABC (0.73 Rating, 3.624 Million Viewers)
        SHARK TANK (0.7) REPEAT
        WHAT WOULD YOU DO? (0.7, +0.1)
        20/20 (0.8, +0.0)

FOX (0.40 Rating, 1.498 Million Viewers)
        ROSEWOOD (0.4) REPEAT
        MASTERCHEF (0.4) REPEAT

THE CW (0.30 Rating, 1.391 Million Viewers)
        MASTERS OF ILLUSION (0.2) REPEAT
        MASTERS OF ILLUSION (0.2) REPEAT
        PENN & TELLER: FOOL US (0.3) REPEAT


                                              The Final Ratings for Friday, July 22 

Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00.
CBS
Big Brother
1.6
5.392

NBC
America’s Got Talent (8-10) - R
0.8
4.140

ABC
Shark Tank - R
0.7
3.783

FOX
Rosewood - R
0.4
1.603

The CW
Masters of Illusion - R
0.2
0.986
8:30.
The CW
Masters of Illusion - R
0.2
0.932
9:00.
ABC
What Would You Do?
0.7
3.146

CBS
Hawaii Five-0 - R
0.6
3.988

FOX
MasterChef - R
0.4
1.375

The CW
Penn & Teller: Fool Us - R
0.3
1.076
10:00.
ABC
20 20
0.8
3.822

CBS
Blue Bloods - R
0.7
5.262

NBC
Dateline NBC
0.7
3.747

Average Rating: 0.62
Average Viewership: 3.019


NOTE: For the 2015-16 broadcast season, a 1.0 rating in the Adults 18-49 demographic is equal to 1.2681 total million viewers. A18-49 is the rating most commonly reported and helps determine ad rates but is not the sole explanation for whether a show will be renewed or cancelled.