Saturday, August 5, 2017

UPDATED Friday Ratings - '20/20,' 'What Would You Do?' and 'Masters of Illusion' Rise; 'Dateline' Dips

On August 4, 2017, NBC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.80 rating - followed by ABC (0.73), FOX (0.45), CBS (0.40) and The CW (0.23).

Furthermore, NBC won in total viewers with 4.046 million viewers - followed by CBS (3.585), ABC (3.322), FOX (1.381) and The CW (1.050).

FOX aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - The repeat of Shark Tank was adjusted up. Masters of Illusion and the repeat of America's Got Talent were adjusted down.

NBC (0.80 Rating, 4.046 Million Viewers)
        AMERICA'S GOT TALENT (0.8) REPEAT
        DATELINE (0.7, -0.1)

ABC (0.73 Rating, 3.322 Million Viewers)
        SHARK TANK (0.8) REPEAT
        WHAT WOULD YOU DO? (0.7, +0.1)
        20/20 (0.8, +0.1)

FOX (0.45 Rating, 1.381 Million Viewers)
        MASTERCHEF (0.5) REPEAT
        BEAT SHAZAM (0.4) REPEAT

CBS (0.40 Rating, 3.585 Million Viewers)
        WE DAY (0.3)
        HAWAII FIVE-0 (0.4) REPEAT
        BLUE BLOODS (0.5) REPEAT

THE CW (0.23 Rating, 1.050 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, August 4 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
NBC
America’s Got Talent (8-10) - R
0.8
4.242

ABC
Shark Tank - R
0.8
3.542

FOX
MasterChef - R
0.5
1.426

CBS
WE Day
0.3
1.768

The CW
Masters of Illusion
0.2
1.166
8:30 PM
The CW
Masters of Illusion - R
0.2
1.079
9:00 PM
ABC
What Would You Do?
0.7
3.057

CBS
Hawaii Five-0 - R
0.4
3.907

FOX
Beat Shazam - R
0.4
1.280

The CW
Penn & Teller: Fool Us - R
0.2
0.919
10:00 PM
ABC
20|20
0.8
3.401

NBC
Dateline
0.7
3.703

CBS
Blue Bloods - R
0.5
5.027

Average Rating: 0.50
Average Viewership: 2.655


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.