Saturday, December 24, 2016

UPDATED Friday Ratings - 'How the Grinch Stole Christmas' Leads Night; 'Terry Crews Saves Christmas' Finale Steady at Low

On December 23, 2016, NBC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.85 rating - followed by ABC (0.75), CBS (0.67), FOX (0.35) and The CW (0.20).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 5.281 million viewers - followed by ABC (4.347), NBC (4.222), FOX (1.458) and The CW (0.611).

NBC and FOX aired all repeats for the evening.

UPDATE - There were no adjustments to any of the preliminary ratings.

NBC (0.85 Rating, 4.222 Million Viewers)
        DR. SEUSS' HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS (1.1) REPEAT
        HOW MURRAY SAVED CHRISTMAS (0.8) REPEAT
        DOLLY PARTON'S CHRISTMAS OF MANY COLORS: CIRCLE OF LOVE (0.8) REPEAT

ABC (0.75 Rating, 4.347 Million Viewers)
        LAST MAN STANDING (0.7) REPEAT
        DR. KEN (0.6) REPEAT
        SHARK TANK (0.7) REPEAT
        20/20 (0.9, +0.2)

CBS (0.67 Rating, 5.281 Million Viewers)
        A HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS (0.6)
        HAWAII FIVE-0 (0.6) REPEAT
        BLUE BLOODS (0.8) REPEAT

FOX (0.35 Rating, 1.458 Million Viewers)
        TARAJI'S WHITE HOT HOLIDAYS (0.5) REPEAT
        SLEEPY HOLLOW (0.2) REPEAT

THE CW (0.20 Rating, 0.611 Million Viewers)
        TERRY CREWS SAVES CHRISTMAS (0.2, +0.0)
        TERRY CREWS SAVES CHRISTMAS (0.2, +0.0) SEASON FINALE


                                          The Final Ratings for Friday, December 23 

Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00.
NBC
Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas - R
1.1
4.782

ABC
Last Man Standing - R
0.7
4.989

CBS
A Home for the Holidays
0.6
4.349

FOX
Taraji’s White Hot Holidays - R
0.5
1.935

The CW
Terry Crews Saves Christmas
0.2
0.637
8:30.
NBC
How Murray Saved Christmas - R
0.8
3.561

ABC
Dr. Ken - R
0.6
3.719
9:00.
NBC
Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love (9-11) - R
0.8
4.250

ABC
Shark Tank - R
0.7
3.842

CBS
Hawaii Five-0 - R
0.6
5.167

FOX
Sleepy Hollow - R
0.2
0.975

The CW
Terry Crews Saves Christmas
0.2
0.562
10:00.
ABC
20|20
0.9
4.833

CBS
Blue Bloods - R
0.8
6.343

Average Rating: 0.62
Average Viewership: 3.567


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.