Friday, August 5, 2016

UPDATED Thursday Ratings - 'Greatest Hits' and 'Home Free' Finales Rise; 'Big Brother' Also Up; 'BattleBots' Steady

On August 4, 2016, CBS won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.22 rating - followed by NBC (1.03), ABC (0.87), FOX (0.60) and The CW (0.30).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 5.028 million viewers - followed by NBC (4.086), ABC (3.488), FOX (2.011) and The CW (1.153).

The CW aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - BattleBots was adjusted up. The repeat of Beauty and the Beast was adjusted down.

CBS (1.22 Rating, 5.028 Million Viewers)
        THE BIG BANG THEORY (1.3) REPEAT
        LIFE IN PIECES (1.0) REPEAT
        BIG BROTHER (1.9, +0.1)
        CODE BLACK (0.6) REPEAT

NBC (1.03 Rating, 4.086 Million Viewers)
        RIO OLYMPICS PREVIEW SPECIAL (1.1)
        AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR (1.0) REPEAT

ABC (0.87 Rating, 3.488 Million Viewers)
        BATTLEBOTS (0.9, +0.1)
        GREATEST HITS (0.9, +0.3) SEASON FINALE

FOX (0.60 Rating, 2.011 Million Viewers)
        HOME FREE (0.6, +0.1) SEASON FINALE

THE CW (0.30 Rating, 1.153 Million Viewers)
        LEGENDS OF TOMORROW (0.3) REPEAT
        BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (0.2) REPEAT


                                           The Final Ratings for Thursday, August 4 

Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00.
CBS
The Big Bang Theory - R
1.3
6.790

NBC
Rio Olympics Preview Special
1.1
5.026

ABC
BattleBots
0.9
3.315

FOX
Home Free
0.6
1.987

The CW
Legends of Tomorrow - R
0.3
0.875
8:30.
CBS
Life in Pieces - R
1.0
4.921
9:00.
CBS
Big Brother
1.9
6.037

NBC
American Ninja Warrior (9-11) - R
1.0
3.539

ABC
Greatest Hits (9-11)
0.9
3.608

FOX
Home Free
0.6
2.065

The CW
Beauty and the Beast - R
0.2
0.694
10:00.
CBS
Code Black - R
0.6
3.366

Average Rating: 0.87
Average Viewership: 3.519


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.