Tuesday, September 27, 2016

UPDATED Monday Ratings - NBC Leads Coverage of 'Presidential Debate'; 'The Big Bang Theory' and 'Gotham' Dip

On September 26, 2016, NBC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 4.43 rating - followed by CBS (2.75), ABC (2.55), FOX (1.56) and The CW (0.30).

Furthermore, NBC won in total viewers with 14.433 million viewers - followed by ABC (11.320), CBS (10.978), FOX (4.621) and The CW (1.041).

The CW aired all repeats for the evening.

UPDATE - The Big Bang Theory was adjusted up. The Voice and the repeat of Supergirl were adjusted down.

NBC (4.43 Rating, 14.433 Million Viewers)
        THE VOICE (3.2, -0.1)
        PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE (5.4)
        DEBATE ANALYSIS (4.0)

CBS (2.75 Rating, 10.978 Million Viewers)
        THE BIG BANG THEORY (3.6, -0.2)
        KEVIN CAN WAIT (2.7, +0.1)
        PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE (2.8)
        DEBATE ANALYSIS (2.1)

ABC (2.55 Rating, 11.320 Million Viewers)
        DANCING WITH THE STARS (1.8, +0.1)
        PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE (3.1)
        DEBATE ANALYSIS (2.2)

FOX (1.56 Rating, 4.621 Million Viewers)
        GOTHAM (1.2, -0.1)
        PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE (1.8)

THE CW (0.30 Rating, 1.041 Million Viewers)
        SUPERGIRL (0.2) REPEAT
        SUPERGIRL (0.3) REPEAT


                                         The Final Ratings for Monday, September 26 

Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00.
CBS
The Big Bang Theory
3.6
14.242

NBC
The Voice
3.2
11.723

ABC
Dancing With the Stars
1.8
10.830

FOX
Gotham
1.2
3.537

The CW
Supergirl - R
0.2
0.964
8:30.
CBS
Kevin Can Wait
2.7
10.623
9:00.
NBC
Presidential Debate (9-10:30)
5.4
16.604

ABC
Presidential Debate (9-10:30)
3.1
12.459

CBS
Presidential Debate (9-10:30)
2.8
10.996

FOX
Presidential Debate (9-10:30)
1.8
5.248

The CW
Supergirl - R
0.3
1.110
10:30.
NBC
Debate Analysis
4.0
12.763

ABC
Debate Analysis
2.2
8.979

CBS
Debate Analysis
2.1
8.233

Average Rating: 2.46
Average Viewership: 9.165


NOTE: For the 2016-17 broadcast season, a 1.0 rating in the Adults 18-49 demographic is equal to 1.2832 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.