Thursday, August 17, 2017

UPDATED Wednesday Ratings - 'Marlon' Opens Well; 'Big Brother' and 'MasterChef' Steady; 'Salvation' Dips

On August 16, 2017, NBC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.28 rating - followed by ABC (1.23), CBS (0.93), FOX (0.75) and The CW (0.20).

Furthermore, NBC won in total viewers with 6.090 million viewers - followed by ABC (5.712), CBS (4.054), FOX (2.405) and The CW (0.675).

The CW aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - MasterChef was adjusted up. The F Word with Gordon Ramsay was adjusted down.

NBC (1.28 Rating, 6.090 Million Viewers)
        AMERICA'S GOT TALENT (2.1)
        MARLON (1.3) SERIES PREMIERE
        MARLON (1.0)
        LAW & ORDER: SVU (0.6) REPEAT

ABC (1.23 Rating, 5.712 Million Viewers)
        CMA FEST 2017 (1.2)

CBS (0.93 Rating, 4.054 Million Viewers)
        BIG BROTHER (1.9, +0.0)
        SALVATION (0.4, -0.1)

FOX (0.75 Rating, 2.405 Million Viewers)
        MASTERCHEF (1.0, +0.1)
        THE F WORD WITH GORDON RAMSAY (0.5, +0.0) SEASON FINALE

THE CW (0.20 Rating, 0.675 Million Viewers)
        ARROW (0.2) REPEAT
        SUPERNATURAL (0.2) REPEAT


                                          The Final Ratings for Wednesday, August 16 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
NBC
America’s Got Talent
2.1
10.890

CBS
Big Brother
1.9
6.269

ABC
CMA Fest 2017 (8-11)
1.2
5.743

FOX
MasterChef
1.0
3.110

The CW
Arrow - R
0.2
0.663
9:00 PM
NBC
Marlon
1.3
5.277

FOX
The F World with Gordon Ramsay
0.5
1.662

CBS
Salvation (9-11)
0.4
2.905

The CW
Supernatural - R
0.2
0.629
9:30 PM
NBC
Marlon
1.0
4.045
10:00 PM
NBC
Law & Order: SVU - R
0.6
2.731

Average Rating: 0.95
Average Viewership: 3.993


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.