Wednesday, November 9, 2016

UPDATED Tuesday Ratings - NBC Easily Leads Coverage of Primetime Election Results

On November 8, 2016, NBC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 4.40 rating - followed by ABC (2.93), CBS (2.60), FOX (1.55) and The CW (0.30).

Furthermore, NBC won in total viewers with 11.968 million viewers - followed by ABC (9.682), CBS (8.798), FOX (4.275) and The CW (1.012).

The CW aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - Everything was adjusted down.

NBC (4.40 Rating, 11.968 Million Viewers)
        DECISION NIGHT IN AMERICA (4.0)

ABC (2.93 Rating, 9.682 Million Viewers)
        ABC NEWS YOUR VOICE YOUR VOTE - ELECTION NIGHT 2016 (2.5)

CBS (2.60 Rating, 8.798 Million Viewers)
        CAMPAIGN 2016: ELECTION NIGHT (2.4)

FOX (1.55 Rating, 4.275 Million Viewers)
        YOU DECIDE 2016: ELECTION SPECIAL (1.2)

THE CW (0.30 Rating, 1.012 Million Viewers)
        THE FLASH (0.3) REPEAT
        NO TOMORROW (0.1) REPEAT


                                         The Final Ratings for Tuesday, November 8 

Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00.
NBC
Decision Night in America (8-11)
4.0
11.219

ABC
ABC News Your Voice Your Vote (8-11)
2.5
8.585

CBS
Campaign 2016: Election Night (8-11)
2.4
8.142

FOX
You Decide 2016: Election Special (8-10)
1.2
3.515

The CW
The Flash - R
0.3
0.893
9:00.
The CW
No Tomorrow - R
0.1
0.475

Average Rating: 1.75
Average Viewership: 5.472


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.