Friday, July 22, 2016

UPDATED Thursday Ratings - No Significant Ratings Boost for Donald Trump's Speech at the Republican Convention

On July 21, 2016, CBS won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.20 rating - followed by NBC (0.97), ABC (0.70), FOX (0.60) and The CW (0.20).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 4.922 million viewers - followed by NBC (3.520), ABC (3.091), FOX (2.741) and The CW (0.762).




UPDATE - ABC's Republican National Convention was adjusted up.

CBS (1.20 Rating, 4.922 Million Viewers)
        THE BIG BANG THEORY (1.3) REPEAT
        LIFE IN PIECES (1.1) REPEAT
        BIG BROTHER (1.7, -0.2)
        REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION (0.7)

NBC (0.97 Rating, 3.520 Million Viewers)
        SPARTAN: ULTIMATE TEAM CHALLENGE (0.9, -0.1) SEASON FINALE
        REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION (1.1)

ABC (0.70 Rating, 3.091 Million Viewers)
        BATTLEBOTS (0.7, -0.2)
        GREATEST HITS (0.7, -0.2)
        REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION (0.8)

FOX (0.60 Rating, 2.741 Million Viewers)
        BONES (0.8, -0.1) SEASON FINALE
        HOME FREE (0.4, -0.1)

THE CW (0.20 Rating, 0.762 Million Viewers)
        LEGENDS OF TOMORROW (0.2) REPEAT
        BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (0.2, +0.0)


                                           The Final Ratings for Thursday, July 21 

Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00.
CBS
The Big Bang Theory - R
1.3
6.642

NBC
Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge (8-10)
0.9
3.225

FOX
Bones
0.8
3.736

ABC
BattleBots
0.7
2.962

The CW
Legends of Tomorrow - R
0.2
0.762
8:30.
CBS
Life in Pieces - R
1.1
4.963
9:00.
CBS
Big Brother
1.7
5.701

ABC
Greatest Hits
0.7
2.887

FOX
Home Free
0.4
1.593

The CW
Beauty and the Beast
0.2
0.725
10:00.
NBC
Republican National Convention
1.1
4.587

ABC
Republican National Convention
0.8
3.881

CBS
Republican National Convention
0.7
3.809

Average Rating: 0.81
Average Viewership: 3.393


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.