Thursday, August 31, 2017

UPDATED Wednesday Ratings - 'America's Got Talent' and 'Big Brother' Steady; 'Marlon' and 'MasterChef' Rise

On August 30, 2017, NBC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.23 rating - followed by FOX (1.20), CBS (0.90), ABC (0.67) and The CW (0.20).

Furthermore, NBC won in total viewers with 6.102 million viewers - followed by CBS (4.191), FOX (3.679), ABC (3.022) and The CW (0.693).

ABC aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - America's Got Talent, Marlon and the repeats of Law & Order: SVU, Speechless and American Housewife were adjusted down.

NBC (1.23 Rating, 6.102 Million Viewers)
        AMERICA'S GOT TALENT (1.9, -0.1)
        MARLON (1.1, +0.0)
        MARLON (0.9, -0.1)
        LAW & ORDER: SVU (0.5) REPEAT

FOX (1.20 Rating, 3.679 Million Viewers)
        MASTERCHEF (1.1, +0.1)
        MASTERCHEF (1.3, +0.2)

CBS (0.90 Rating, 4.191 Million Viewers)
        BIG BROTHER (1.8, +0.0)
        SALVATION (0.5, +0.1)
        CRIMINAL MINDS (0.4) REPEAT

ABC (0.67 Rating, 3.022 Million Viewers)
        THE GOLDBERGS (0.6) REPEAT
        SPEECHLESS (0.5) REPEAT
        MODERN FAMILY (0.7) REPEAT
        AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE (0.6) REPEAT
        20/20: CITY UNDER WATER (0.7)

THE CW (0.20 Rating, 0.693 Million Viewers)
        VIXEN (0.2)


                                          The Final Ratings for Wednesday, August 30 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
NBC
America’s Got Talent
1.9
11.092

CBS
Big Brother
1.8
6.200

FOX
MasterChef
1.1
3.508

ABC
The Goldbergs - R
0.6
2.829

The CW
Vixen (8-10)
0.2
0.662
8:30 PM
ABC
Speechless - R
0.5
2.258
9:00 PM
FOX
MasterChef
1.3
3.797

NBC
Marlon
1.1
4.557

ABC
Modern Family - R
0.7
2.756

CBS
Salvation
0.5
3.442
9:30 PM
NBC
Marlon
0.9
3.455

ABC
American Housewife - R
0.6
2.469
10:00 PM
ABC
20/20: City Under Water
0.7
3.647

NBC
Law & Order: SVU - R
0.5
2.404

CBS
Criminal Minds - R
0.4
2.838

Average Rating: 0.85
Average Viewership: 3.728


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.