Saturday, July 29, 2017

UPDATED Friday Ratings - 'Dateline' Dips but Leads; '20/20' Ticks Up; 'What Would You Do?' and 'Masters of Illusion' Steady

On July 28, 2017, NBC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.77 rating - followed by ABC (0.63), CBS (0.47), FOX (0.40) and The CW (0.20).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 4.525 million viewers - followed by NBC (4.132), ABC (3.334), FOX (1.376) and The CW (0.978).

CBS and FOX aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - The repeat of America's Got Talent was adjusted down.

NBC (0.77 Rating, 4.132 Million Viewers)
        AMERICA'S GOT TALENT (0.7) REPEAT
        DATELINE (0.8, -0.1)

ABC (0.63 Rating, 3.334 Million Viewers)
        SHARK TANK (0.6) REPEAT
        WHAT WOULD YOU DO? (0.6, +0.0)
        20/20 (0.7, +0.1)

CBS (0.47 Rating, 4.525 Million Viewers)
        MACGYVER (0.5) REPEAT
        HAWAII FIVE-0 (0.5) REPEAT
        BLUE BLOODS (0.4) REPEAT

FOX (0.40 Rating, 1.376 Million Viewers)
        MASTERCHEF (0.4) REPEAT
        BEAT SHAZAM (0.4) REPEAT

THE CW (0.20 Rating, 0.978 Million Viewers)
        MASTERS OF ILLUSION (0.2, +0.0)
        MASTERS OF ILLUSION (0.2) REPEAT
        PENN & TELLER: FOOL US (0.2) REPEAT


                                            The Final Ratings for Friday, July 28 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
NBC
America’s Got Talent (8-10) - R
0.7
3.984

ABC
Shark Tank - R
0.6
3.311

CBS
MacGyver - R
0.5
3.892

FOX
MasterChef - R
0.4
1.427

The CW
Masters of Illusion
0.2
1.002
8:30 PM
The CW
Masters of Illusion - R
0.2
0.860
9:00 PM
ABC
What Would You Do?
0.6
3.117

CBS
Hawaii Five-0 - R
0.5
4.717

FOX
Beat Shazam - R
0.4
1.231

The CW
Penn & Teller: Fool Us - R
0.2
0.872
10:00 PM
NBC
Dateline
0.8
4.210

ABC
20|20
0.7
3.516

CBS
Blue Bloods - R
0.4
4.895

Average Rating: 0.48
Average Viewership: 2.849


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.