Saturday, October 1, 2016

UPDATED Friday Ratings - 'MacGyver,' 'The Exorcist' and 'Last Man Standing' Dip; 'Masters of Illusions' Rises; 'Blue Bloods' Steady

On September 30, 2016, CBS won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.33 rating - followed by ABC (0.97), FOX (0.85), NBC (0.83) and The CW (0.38).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 9.698 million viewers - followed by ABC (4.592), NBC (4.006), FOX (2.637) and The CW (1.279).



UPDATE - Last Man Standing was adjusted up. MacGyver, The Exorcist, Masters of Illusion and the repeat of Penn & Teller: Fool Us were adjusted down.

CBS (1.33 Rating, 9.698 Million Viewers)
        MACGYVER (1.3, -0.4)
        HAWAII FIVE-0 (1.3, -0.1)
        BLUE BLOODS (1.3, +0.0)

ABC (0.97 Rating, 4.592 Million Viewers)
        LAST MAN STANDING (1.1, +0.0)
        DR. KEN (0.8, -0.1)
        SHARK TANK (1.1, +0.0)
        20/20 (0.9, +0.2)

FOX (0.85 Rating, 2.637 Million Viewers)
        HELL'S KITCHEN (1.0, -0.1)
        THE EXORCIST (0.6, -0.4)

NBC (0.83 Rating, 4.006 Million Viewers)
        THIS IS US (0.6) REPEAT
        DATELINE NBC (1.0, +0.0)

THE CW (0.38 Rating, 1.279 Million Viewers)
        MASTERS OF ILLUSION (0.3, +0.1) SEASON FINALE
        MASTERS OF ILLUSION (0.2) REPEAT
        PENN & TELLER: FOOL US (0.2) REPEAT


                                          The Final Ratings for Friday, September 30 

Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00.
CBS
MacGyver
1.3
9.067

ABC
Last Man Standing
1.1
5.839

FOX
Hell’s Kitchen
1.0
3.281

NBC
This Is Us - R
0.6
2.600

The CW
Masters of Illusion
0.3
0.984
8:30.
ABC
Dr. Ken
0.8
3.854

The CW
Masters of Illusion - R
0.2
0.977
9:00.
CBS
Hawaii Five-0
1.3
9.726

ABC
Shark Tank
1.1
5.017

NBC
Dateline NBC (9-11)
1.0
4.755

FOX
The Exorcist
0.6
1.976

The CW
Penn & Teller: Fool Us - R
0.2
0.928
10:00.
CBS
Blue Bloods
1.3
10.556

ABC
20|20
0.9
3.895

Average Rating: 0.84
Average Viewership: 4.533


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.