Saturday, September 30, 2017

UPDATED Friday Ratings - 'Blue Bloods' and 'Hawaii Five-0' Lead Night; 'Inhumans' and 'The Exorcist' Open Low

On September 29, 2017, CBS won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.97 rating - followed by ABC (0.77), NBC (0.73), FOX (0.65) and The CW (0.20).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 8.321 million viewers - followed by NBC (4.367), ABC (3.504), FOX (2.337) and The CW (0.958).

The CW aired all repeats for the evening.

UPDATE - Hell's Kitchen was adjusted up.

CBS (0.97 Rating, 8.321 Million Viewers)
        MACGYVER (0.8) SEASON PREMIERE
        HAWAII FIVE-0 (1.0) SEASON PREMIERE
        BLUE BLOODS (1.1) SEASON PREMIERE

ABC (0.77 Rating, 3.504 Million Viewers)
        INHUMANS (0.9) SERIES PREMIERE
        20/20 (0.6, +0.0)

NBC (0.73 Rating, 4.367 Million Viewers)
        LAW & ORDER: TRUE CRIME - THE MENENDEZ MURDERS (0.5) REPEAT
        DATELINE (0.9) SEASON PREMIERE

FOX (0.65 Rating, 2.337 Million Viewers)
        HELL'S KITCHEN (0.9) SEASON PREMIERE
        THE EXORCIST (0.5) SEASON PREMIERE

THE CW (0.20 Rating, 0.958 Million Viewers)
        MASTERS OF ILLUSION (0.2) REPEAT
        MASTERS OF ILLUSION (0.2) REPEAT
        MASTERS OF ILLUSION (0.2) REPEAT
        MASTERS OF ILLUSION (0.2) REPEAT


                                       The Final Ratings for Friday, September 29 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
ABC
Inhumans (8-10)
0.9
3.752

FOX
Hell’s Kitchen
0.9
3.017

CBS
MacGyver
0.8
6.692

NBC
Law & Order: True Crime - R
0.5
2.989

The CW
Masters of Illusion - R
0.2
0.926
8:30 PM
The CW
Masters of Illusion - R
0.2
0.993
9:00 PM
CBS
Hawaii Five-0
1.0
8.641

NBC
Dateline (9-11)
0.9
5.169

FOX
The Exorcist
0.5
1.581

The CW
Masters of Illusion - R
0.2
0.916
9:30 PM
The CW
Masters of Illusion - R
0.2
0.951
10:00 PM
CBS
Blue Bloods
1.1
10.039

ABC
20|20
0.6
2.949

Average Rating: 0.62
Average Viewership: 3.740


NOTE: For the 2017-18 broadcast season, Nielsen has determined that there are 119.6 million TV households. The Adults 18-49 demographic 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.