Thursday, August 4, 2016

UPDATED Wednesday Ratings - 'MasterChef,' 'Big Brother' and 'Fool Us' Rise; 'The Night Shift' Drops; 'American Gothic' Steady

On August 3, 2016, FOX won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.15 rating - followed by NBC (1.13), ABC (1.13), CBS (0.97) and The CW (0.40).

Furthermore, NBC won in total viewers with 6.353 million viewers - followed by ABC (5.535), FOX (3.707), CBS (3.669) and The CW (1.359).




UPDATE - America's Got Talent, The Night Shift and CMA Music Festival were adjusted up.

FOX (1.15 Rating, 3.707 Million Viewers)
        MASTERCHEF (1.1, +0.1)
        MASTERCHEF (1.2, +0.2)

NBC (1.13 Rating, 6.353 Million Viewers)
        AMERICA'S GOT TALENT (1.8, +0.0)
        THE NIGHT SHIFT (0.9, -0.1)

ABC (1.13 Rating, 5.535 Million Viewers)
        CMA MUSIC FESTIVAL: COUNTRY'S NIGHT TO ROCK (1.2)

CBS (0.97 Rating, 3.669 Million Viewers)
        BIG BROTHER (1.8, +0.1)
        CRIMINAL MINDS (0.6) REPEAT
        AMERICAN GOTHIC (0.5, +0.0)

THE CW (0.40 Rating, 1.359 Million Viewers)
        PENN & TELLER: FOOL US (0.4, +0.1)
        WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY? (0.4, +0.0)
        WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY? (0.4) REPEAT


                                           The Final Ratings for Wednesday, August 3 

Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00.
CBS
Big Brother
1.8
5.844

NBC
America’s Got Talent
1.8
9.390

ABC
CMA Music Festival (8-11)
1.2
5.581

FOX
MasterChef
1.1
3.618

The CW
Penn & Teller: Fool Us
0.4
1.424
9:00.
FOX
MasterChef
1.2
3.935

NBC
The Night Shift (9-11)
0.9
5.004

CBS
Criminal Minds - R
0.6
2.696

The CW
Whose Line Is It Anyway?
0.4
1.314
9:30.
The CW
Whose Line Is It Anyway? - R
0.4
1.155
10:00.
CBS
American Gothic
0.5
2.509

Average Rating: 0.94
Average Viewership: 3.861


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.