Friday, August 11, 2017

UPDATED Thursday Ratings - Local NFL Preemptions Boost Numbers Across All Broadcast Networks

On August 10, 2017, CBS won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.43 rating - followed by NBC (1.15), FOX (1.05), ABC (0.93) and The CW (0.50).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 5.729 million viewers - followed by NBC (5.297), ABC (5.130), FOX (3.630) and The CW (1.883).




UPDATE - As was predicted this morning when NFL preemptions boosted all five networks, every single show was adjusted down in the final numbers.

CBS (1.43 Rating, 5.729 Million Viewers)
        THE BIG BANG THEORY (0.9) REPEAT
        KEVIN CAN WAIT (0.8) REPEAT
        BIG BROTHER (1.9, +0.0)
        ZOO (0.6, +0.2)

NBC (1.15 Rating, 5.297 Million Viewers)
        THE WALL (0.7, -0.3)
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE: WEEKEND UPDATE (1.2) SERIES PREMIERE
        SUPERSTORE (0.5) REPEAT
        THE NIGHT SHIFT (0.5, -0.3)

FOX (1.05 Rating, 3.630 Million Viewers)
        BEAT SHAZAM (0.7, -0.1)
        LOVE CONNECTION (0.5, -0.1)

ABC (0.93 Rating, 5.130 Million Viewers)
        BOY BAND (0.5, +0.0)
        THE STORY OF DIANA (0.7)

THE CW (0.50 Rating, 1.883 Million Viewers)
        PENN & TELLER: FOOL US (0.3, -0.1)
        WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY? (0.3, -0.1)
        WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY? (0.3) REPEAT


                                           The Final Ratings for Thursday, August 10 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
CBS
The Big Bang Theory - R
0.9
5.373

NBC
The Wall
0.7
4.215

FOX
Beat Shazam
0.7
2.188

ABC
Boy Band
0.5
2.302

The CW
Penn & Teller: Fool Us
0.3
1.525
8:30 PM
CBS
Kevin Can Wait - R
0.8
3.894
9:00 PM
CBS
Big Brother
1.9
5.953

NBC
Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update Summer
1.2
4.705

ABC
The Story of Diana (9-11)
0.7
4.874

FOX
Love Connection
0.5
1.903

The CW
Whose Line Is It Anyway?
0.3
1.271
9:30 PM
NBC
Superstore - R
0.5
2.066

The CW
Whose Line Is It Anyway? - R
0.3
1.165
10:00 PM
CBS
Zoo
0.6
2.436

NBC
The Night Shift
0.5
3.094

Average Rating: 0.69
Average Viewership: 3.131


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.