Friday, August 25, 2017

UPDATED Thursday Ratings - 'Weekend Update' and 'Boy Band' Rise; 'Big Brother' Drops; 'Love Connection' Steady

On August 24, 2017, CBS won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.18 rating - followed by NBC (0.98), FOX (0.70), ABC (0.57) and The CW (0.40).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 5.152 million viewers - followed by NBC (4.649), FOX (2.492), ABC (2.343) and The CW (1.561).




UPDATE - Big Brother, Zoo, 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, Kevin Can Wait and Great News were adjusted down.

CBS (1.18 Rating, 5.152 Million Viewers)
        THE BIG BANG THEORY (1.1) REPEAT
        KEVIN CAN WAIT (0.9) REPEAT
        BIG BROTHER (1.7, -0.4)
        ZOO (0.4, -0.2)

NBC (0.98 Rating, 4.649 Million Viewers)
        THE WALL (0.8, -0.1)
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE: WEEKEND UPDATE (1.3, +0.1)
        GREAT NEWS (0.6) REPEAT
        THE NIGHT SHIFT (0.7, +0.1)

FOX (0.70 Rating, 2.492 Million Viewers)
        BEAT SHAZAM (0.7, +0.0)
        LOVE CONNECTION (0.6, +0.0)

ABC (0.57 Rating, 2.343 Million Viewers)
        BOY BAND (0.6, +0.1) SEASON FINALE
        BATTLE OF THE NETWORK STARS (0.5, -0.1)
        THE GONG SHOW (0.5) REPEAT

THE CW (0.40 Rating, 1.561 Million Viewers)
        PENN & TELLER: FOOL US (0.4, +0.0)
        WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY? (0.3, +0.0)
        WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY? (0.3) REPEAT


                                         The Final Ratings for Thursday, August 24 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
CBS
The Big Bang Theory - R
1.1
6.139

NBC
The Wall
0.8
4.640

FOX
Beat Shazam
0.7
2.436

ABC
Boy Band
0.6
2.399

The CW
Penn & Teller: Fool Us
0.4
1.477
8:30 PM
CBS
Kevin Can Wait - R
0.9
4.767
9:00 PM
CBS
Big Brother
1.7
6.027

NBC
Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update Summer
1.3
5.149

FOX
Love Connection
0.6
2.269

ABC
Battle of the Network Stars
0.5
2.053

The CW
Whose Line Is It Anyway?
0.3
1.224
9:30 PM
NBC
Great News - R
0.6
2.458

The CW
Whose Line Is It Anyway? - R
0.3
1.190
10:00 PM
NBC
The Night Shift
0.7
3.721

ABC
The Gong Show - R
0.5
1.856

CBS
Zoo
0.4
2.424

Average Rating: 0.71
Average Viewership: 3.139


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.