Friday, August 18, 2017

UPDATED Thursday Ratings - 'Weekend Update,' 'Big Brother,' 'Beat Shazam,' 'The Wall,' 'Boy Band' and 'Fool Us' Rise

On August 17, 2017, CBS won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.20 rating - followed by NBC (1.05), FOX (0.70), ABC (0.60) and The CW (0.40).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 4.969 million viewers - followed by NBC (4.762), ABC (2.617), FOX (2.425) and The CW (1.740).




UPDATE - Big Brother was adjusted up. The Wall, Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update, The Night Shift, Beat Shazam, Boy Band, Whose Line Is It Anyway? and the repeats of The Big Bang Theory and Great News were adjusted down.

CBS (1.20 Rating, 4.969 Million Viewers)
        THE BIG BANG THEORY (1.0) REPEAT
        KEVIN CAN WAIT (0.9) REPEAT
        BIG BROTHER (2.1, +0.2)
        ZOO (0.6, +0.0)

NBC (1.05 Rating, 4.762 Million Viewers)
        THE WALL (0.9, +0.2)
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE: WEEKEND UPDATE (1.2, +0.0)
        GREAT NEWS (0.5) REPEAT
        THE NIGHT SHIFT (0.6, +0.1)

FOX (0.70 Rating, 2.425 Million Viewers)
        BEAT SHAZAM (0.7, +0.0)
        LOVE CONNECTION (0.6, +0.1)

ABC (0.60 Rating, 2.617 Million Viewers)
        BOY BAND (0.5, +0.0)
        BATTLE OF THE NETWORK STARS (0.6, +0.0)
        THE GONG SHOW (0.6, +0.0)

THE CW (0.40 Rating, 1.740 Million Viewers)
        PENN & TELLER: FOOL US (0.4, +0.1)
        WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY? (0.3, +0.0)
        WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY? (0.3) REPEAT


                                          The Final Ratings for Thursday, August 17 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
CBS
The Big Bang Theory - R
1.0
5.871

NBC
The Wall
0.9
4.868

FOX
Beat Shazam
0.7
2.448

ABC
Boy Band
0.5
2.134

The CW
Penn & Teller: Fool Us
0.4
1.490
8:30 PM
CBS
Kevin Can Wait - R
0.9
4.327
9:00 PM
CBS
Big Brother
2.1
6.477

NBC
Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update Summer
1.2
4.861

ABC
Battle of the Network Stars
0.6
2.319

FOX
Love Connection
0.6
2.268

The CW
Whose Line Is It Anyway?
0.3
1.283
9:30 PM
NBC
Great News - R
0.5
2.109

The CW
Whose Line Is It Anyway? - R
0.3
1.211
10:00 PM
NBC
The Night Shift
0.6
3.521

CBS
Zoo
0.6
2.610

ABC
The Gong Show
0.6
2.291

Average Rating: 0.74
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.