Saturday, August 12, 2017

UPDATED Friday Ratings - 'America's Got Talent' Repeat and 'Dateline' Lead Night, Followed by 'Son of Sam' Special on CBS

On August 11, 2017, NBC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.80 rating - followed by CBS (0.70), ABC (0.67), FOX (0.50) and The CW (0.20).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 4.560 million viewers - followed by NBC (3.935), ABC (3.464), FOX (1.603) and The CW (0.967).

FOX aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - Dateline, Son of Sam: The Killer Speaks, 20/20 and the repeats of America's Got Talent, MacGyver, Blue Bloods, Shark Tank, MasterChef, Beat Shazam and Masters of Illusion were adjusted down.

NBC (0.80 Rating, 3.935 Million Viewers)
        AMERICA'S GOT TALENT (0.6) REPEAT
        DATELINE (0.7, +0.0)

CBS (0.70 Rating, 4.560 Million Viewers)
        MACGYVER (0.5) REPEAT
        BLUE BLOODS (0.5) REPEAT
        SON OF SAM: THE KILLER SPEAKS (0.5)

ABC (0.67 Rating, 3.464 Million Viewers)
        SHARK TANK (0.6) REPEAT
        WHAT WOULD YOU DO? (0.6, -0.1)
        20/20 (0.6, -0.2)

FOX (0.50 Rating, 1.603 Million Viewers)
        MASTERCHEF (0.4) REPEAT
        BEAT SHAZAM (0.4) REPEAT

THE CW (0.20 Rating, 0.967 Million Viewers)
        MASTERS OF ILLUSION (0.2, +0.0)
        MASTERS OF ILLUSION (0.1) REPEAT
        PENN & TELLER: FOOL US (0.2) REPEAT


                                           The Final Ratings for Friday, August 11 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
NBC
America’s Got Talent (8-10) - R
0.6
3.321

ABC
Shark Tank - R
0.6
3.320

CBS
MacGyver- R
0.5
3.750

FOX
MasterChef - R
0.4
1.462

The CW
Masters of Illusion
0.2
0.866
8:30 PM
The CW
Masters of Illusion - R
0.1
0.728
9:00 PM
ABC
What Would You Do?
0.6
3.055

CBS
Blue Bloods - R
0.5
4.130

FOX
Beat Shazam - R
0.4
1.322

The CW
Penn & Teller: Fool Us - R
0.2
0.923
10:00 PM
NBC
Dateline
0.7
3.562

ABC
20|20
0.6
3.714

CBS
Son of Sam: The Killer Speaks
0.5
3.130

Average Rating: 0.45
Average Viewership: 2.560


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.