Wednesday, December 21, 2016

UPDATED Tuesday Ratings - 'The Year: 2016' Leads Night; 'Scream Queens' Finale Steady at Low; 'Tony Bennett' Special Also Weak

On December 20, 2016, ABC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.00 rating - followed by CBS (0.83), NBC (0.80), FOX (0.58) and The CW (0.30).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 7.369 million viewers - followed by NBC (6.196), ABC (3.726), FOX (1.714) and The CW (0.920).

CBS aired all repeats for the evening.

UPDATE - The Year: 2016 was adjusted down.

ABC (1.00 Rating, 3.726 Million Viewers)
        TOY STORY THAT TIME FORGOT (0.8) REPEAT
        SHREK THE HALLS (1.0) REPEAT
        THE YEAR: 2016 (1.0)

CBS (0.83 Rating, 7.369 Million Viewers)
        NCIS (1.0) REPEAT
        BULL (0.8) REPEAT
        BULL (0.7) REPEAT

NBC (0.80 Rating, 6.196 Million Viewers)
        MICHAEL BUBLE SINGS AND SWINGS (0.8)
        TONY BENNETT CELEBRATES 90: THE BEST IS YET TO COME (0.8)

FOX (0.58 Rating, 1.714 Million Viewers)
        ICE AGE: A MAMMOTH CHRISTMAS (0.8) REPEAT
        NEW GIRL (0.5) REPEAT
        SCREAM QUEENS (0.5, +0.0) SEASON FINALE

THE CW (0.30 Rating, 0.920 Million Viewers)
        TERRY CREWS SAVES CHRISTMAS (0.3) SERIES PREMIERE
        GREATEST HOLIDAY COMMERCIALS COUNTDOWN 2016 (0.3) REPEAT


                                        The Final Ratings for Tuesday, December 20 

Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00.
CBS
NCIS - R
1.0
9.757

NBC
Michael Bublé Sings and Swings
0.8
5.292

ABC
Toy Story That Time Forgot - R
0.8
3.363

FOX
Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas - R
0.8
2.615

The CW
Terry Crews Saves Christmas
0.3
0.922
8:30.
ABC
Shrek the Halls - R
1.0
3.646

FOX
New Girl - R
0.5
1.432
9:00.
ABC
The Year: 2016 (9-11)
1.0
3.811

NBC
Tony Bennett Celebrates 90 (9-11)
0.8
6.687

CBS
Bull - R
0.8
6.967

FOX
Scream Queens
0.5
1.369

The CW
Greatest Holiday Commercials Countdown - R
0.3
0.882
10:00.
CBS
Bull - R
0.7
5.397

Average Rating: 0.72
Average Viewership: 4.011


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.