Friday, August 4, 2017

UPDATED Thursday Ratings - 'NFL Preseason' Dominates Night; 'Big Brother,' 'Love Connection' and 'The Gong Show' Steady

On August 3, 2017, NBC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 2.33 rating - followed by CBS (1.12), FOX (0.70), ABC (0.57) and The CW (0.40).

Furthermore, NBC won in total viewers with 7.785 million viewers - followed by CBS (4.802), FOX (2.457), ABC (2.392) and The CW (1.465).




UPDATE - NFL Preseason was adjusted up. Zoo and the repeat of Whose Line Is It Anyway? were adjusted down.

NBC (2.33 Rating, 7.785 Million Viewers)
        NFL PRESEASON (2.5)

CBS (1.12 Rating, 4.802 Million Viewers)
        THE BIG BANG THEORY (1.0) REPEAT
        KEVIN CAN WAIT (0.9) REPEAT
        BIG BROTHER (1.9, +0.0)
        ZOO (0.4, -0.1)

FOX (0.70 Rating, 2.457 Million Viewers)
        BEAT SHAZAM (0.8, -0.1)
        LOVE CONNECTION (0.6, +0.0)

ABC (0.57 Rating, 2.392 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, 1.465 Million Viewers)
        PENN & TELLER: FOOL US (0.4, +0.0)
        WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY? (0.4, +0.1)
        WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY? (0.3) REPEAT


                                         The Final Ratings for Thursday, August 3 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
NBC
NFL Preseason (8-11)
2.5
8.247

CBS
The Big Bang Theory - R
1.0
6.194

FOX
Beat Shazam
0.8
2.702

ABC
Boy Band
0.5
2.312

The CW
Penn & Teller: Fool Us
0.4
1.636
8:30 PM
CBS
Kevin Can Wait - R
0.9
4.589
9:00 PM
CBS
Big Brother
1.9
6.415

ABC
Battle of the Network Stars
0.6
2.531

FOX
Love Connection
0.6
2.284

The CW
Whose Line Is It Anyway?
0.4
1.332
9:30 PM
The CW
Whose Line Is It Anyway? - R
0.3
1.232
10:00 PM
ABC
The Gong Show
0.6
2.328

CBS
Zoo
0.4
2.602

Average Rating: 0.84
Average Viewership: 3.416


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.