Tuesday, December 20, 2016

UPDATED Monday Ratings - 'America's Got Talent' Leads Night; Oprah's Michelle Obama Interview Seen by 9.4 Million Viewers

On December 19, 2016, NBC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.73 rating - followed by CBS (1.22), ABC (1.10), FOX (0.40) and The CW (0.30).

Furthermore, NBC won in total viewers with 8.485 million viewers - followed by CBS (7.489), ABC (4.624), FOX (1.580) and The CW (0.935).

FOX aired all repeats for the evening.

UPDATE - The Great Christmas Light Fight and the repeat of The Great American Baking Show were adjusted down.

NBC (1.73 Rating, 8.485 Million Viewers)
        AMERICA'S GOT TALENT: HOLIDAY SPECTACULAR (1.8)
        THE WALL (1.6)

CBS (1.22 Rating, 7.489 Million Viewers)
        MICHELLE OBAMA SAYS FAREWELL TO THE WHITE HOUSE: AN OPRAH WINFREY SPECIAL (1.3)
        MAN WITH A PLAN (1.1, -0.1)
        2 BROKE GIRLS (1.2, +0.0)
        SCORPION (1.2, +0.1)

ABC (1.10 Rating, 4.624 Million Viewers)
        THE GREAT CHRISTMAS LIGHT FIGHT (1.1, +0.0) SEASON FINALE
        THE GREAT AMERICAN BAKING SHOW (0.7) REPEAT

FOX (0.40 Rating, 1.580 Million Viewers)
        GOTHAM (0.4) REPEAT
        LUCIFER (0.4) REPEAT

THE CW (0.30 Rating, 0.935 Million Viewers)
        SUPERGIRL (0.4) REPEAT
        MARIE CLAIRE YOUNG WOMEN'S HONORS (0.2)


                                         The Final Ratings for Monday, December 19 

Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00.
NBC
America’s Got Talent: Holiday Spectacular (8-10)
1.8
9.538

CBS
Michelle Obama Says Farewell to the White House
1.3
9.466

ABC
The Great Christmas Light Fight (8-10)
1.1
4.514

FOX
Gotham - R
0.4
1.509

The CW
Supergirl - R
0.4
1.302
9:00.
CBS
Man With a Plan
1.1
6.166

FOX
Lucifer - R
0.4
1.600

The CW
Marie Claire Young Women’s Honors
0.2
0.510
9:30.
CBS
2 Broke Girls
1.2
5.024
10:00.
NBC
The Wall
1.6
6.532

CBS
Scorpion
1.2
7.529

ABC
The Great American Baking Show - R
0.7
2.888

Average Rating: 0.95
Average Viewership: 4.715


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.