Friday, July 29, 2016

UPDATED Thursday Ratings - 'Democratic Convention' Ticks Up; 'Big Brother,' 'BattleBots' and 'Home Free' Also Rise

On July 28, 2016, CBS won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.27 rating - followed by NBC (0.77), ABC (0.70), FOX (0.55) and The CW (0.25).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 4.991 million viewers - followed by NBC (3.153), ABC (3.011), FOX (1.922) and The CW (0.906).




UPDATE - NBC and ABC's Democratic National Convention were adjusted up. Hollywood Game Night and the repeat of Legends of Tomorrow were adjusted down.

CBS (1.27 Rating, 4.991 Million Viewers)
        THE BIG BANG THEORY (1.3) REPEAT
        LIFE IN PIECES (1.1) REPEAT
        BIG BROTHER (1.8, +0.1)
        DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION (0.8)

NBC (0.77 Rating, 3.153 Million Viewers)
        RUNNING WILD WITH BEAR GRYLIS (0.7) REPEAT
        HOLLYWOOD GAME NIGHT (0.6)
        DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION (1.1)

ABC (0.70 Rating, 3.011 Million Viewers)
        BATTLEBOTS (0.8, +0.1)
        GREATEST HITS (0.6, -0.1)
        DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION (0.9)

FOX (0.55 Rating, 1.922 Million Viewers)
        HOME FREE (0.6, +0.2)
        HOME FREE (0.5, +0.1)

THE CW (0.25 Rating, 0.906 Million Viewers)
        LEGENDS OF TOMORROW (0.2) REPEAT
        BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (0.2, +0.0)


                                           The Final Ratings for Thursday, July 28 

Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00.
CBS
The Big Bang Theory - R
1.3
6.707

ABC
BattleBots
0.8
3.235

NBC
Running Wild with Bear Grylis - R
0.7
2.630

FOX
Home Free
0.6
1.956

The CW
Legends of Tomorrow - R
0.2
0.678
8:30.
CBS
Life in Pieces - R
1.1
4.966
9:00.
CBS
Big Brother
1.8
5.792

NBC
Hollywood Game Night
0.6
2.652

ABC
Greatest Hits
0.6
2.411

FOX
Home Free
0.5
1.817

The CW
Beauty and the Beast
0.2
0.707
10:00.
NBC
Democratic National Convention
1.1
4.516

ABC
Democratic National Convention
0.9
3.886

CBS
Democratic National Convention
0.8
3.657

Average Rating: 0.80
Average Viewership: 3.258


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.