Saturday, November 26, 2016

UPDATED Friday Ratings - 'How the Grinch Stole Christmas' Unedited Broadcast Leads Night; 'Dateline' and '20/20' Drop

On November 25, 2016, NBC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.90 rating - followed by CBS (0.72), ABC (0.70), FOX (0.50) and The CW (0.30).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 4.615 million viewers - followed by NBC (4.194), ABC (3.265), FOX (2.275) and The CW (1.163).

CBS, FOX and The CW aired all repeats for the evening.

UPDATE - The repeat of Frosty the Snowman was adjusted up. Dateline NBC and the repeats of How Murray Saved Christmas and Lethal Weapon were adjusted down.

NBC (0.90 Rating, 4.194 Million Viewers)
        DR. SEUSS' HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS (1.2) REPEAT
        HOW MURRAY SAVED CHRISTMAS (0.7) REPEAT
        DATELINE NBC (0.8, -0.3)

CBS (0.72 Rating, 4.615 Million Viewers)
        FROSTY THE SNOWMAN (1.0) REPEAT
        FROSTY RETURNS (0.8) REPEAT
        MACGYVER (0.6) REPEAT
        BLUE BLOODS (0.7) REPEAT

ABC (0.70 Rating, 3.265 Million Viewers)
        SANTA CLAUS IS COMIN' TO TOWN (0.8) REPEAT
        SHARK TANK (0.7) REPEAT
        20/20 (0.6, -0.1)

FOX (0.50 Rating, 2.275 Million Viewers)
        LETHAL WEAPON (0.5) REPEAT
        LUCIFER (0.4) REPEAT

THE CW (0.30 Rating, 1.163 Million Viewers)
        GRANDMA GOT RUN OVER BY A REINDEER (0.3) REPEAT
        PENN & TELLER: FOOL US (0.3) REPEAT


                                         The Final Ratings for Friday, November 25 

Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00.
NBC
Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas - R
1.2
5.047

CBS
Frosty the Snowman - R
1.0
4.238

ABC
Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town - R
0.8
3.353

FOX
Lethal Weapon - R
0.5
2.814

The CW
Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer - R
0.3
1.034
8:30.
CBS
Frosty Returns - R
0.8
3.569

NBC
How Murray Saved Christmas - R
0.7
2.920
9:00.
NBC
Dateline NBC (9-11)
0.8
4.244

ABC
Shark Tank - R
0.7
3.299

CBS
MacGyver - R
0.6
4.061

FOX
Lucifer - R
0.4
1.700

The CW
Penn & Teller: Fool Us - R
0.3
1.263
10:00.
CBS
Blue Bloods - R
0.7
5.854

ABC
20|20
0.6
3.103

Average Rating: 0.67
Average Viewership: 3.321


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.