Saturday, July 8, 2017

UPDATED Friday Ratings - 'Dateline' and 'Masters of Illusion' Steady; 'What Would You Do?' and '20/20' Drop

On July 7, 2017, NBC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.83 rating - followed by ABC (0.67), CBS (0.53), FOX (0.45) and The CW (0.15).

Furthermore, NBC won in total viewers with 4.936 million viewers - followed by CBS (4.698), ABC (3.530), FOX (1.339) and The CW (0.696).

CBS and FOX aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - What Would You Do? was adjusted up.

NBC (0.83 Rating, 4.936 Million Viewers)
        AMERICA'S GOT TALENT (0.8) REPEAT
        DATELINE (0.9, +0.0)

ABC (0.67 Rating, 3.530 Million Viewers)
        SHARK TANK (0.7) REPEAT
        WHAT WOULD YOU DO? (0.8, -0.1)
        20/20 (0.6, -0.2)

CBS (0.53 Rating, 4.698 Million Viewers)
        MACGYVER (0.5) REPEAT
        HAWAII FIVE-0 (0.5) REPEAT
        BLUE BLOODS (0.6) REPEAT

FOX (0.45 Rating, 1.339 Million Viewers)
        MASTERCHEF (0.5) REPEAT
        BEAT SHAZAM (0.4) REPEAT

THE CW (0.15 Rating, 0.696 Million Viewers)
        MASTERS OF ILLUSION (0.2, +0.0)
        MASTERS OF ILLUSION (0.2, +0.0)
        RIVERDALE (0.1) REPEAT


                                              The Final Ratings for Friday, July 7 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
NBC
America’s Got Talent (8-10) - R
0.8
4.802

ABC
Shark Tank - R
0.7
3.708

CBS
MacGyver - R
0.5
4.050

FOX
MasterChef - R
0.5
1.378

The CW
Masters of Illusion
0.2
0.952
8:30 PM
The CW
Masters of Illusion
0.2
0.877
9:00 PM
ABC
What Would You Do?
0.8
3.765

CBS
Hawaii Five-0 - R
0.5
4.608

FOX
Beat Shazam - R
0.4
1.219

The CW
Riverdale - R
0.1
0.425
10:00 PM
NBC
Dateline
0.9
5.137

CBS
Blue Bloods - R
0.6
5.501

ABC
20|20
0.6
3.160

Average Rating: 0.52
Average Viewership: 3.045


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.