Thursday, September 21, 2017

UPDATED Wednesday Ratings - 'America's Got Talent' Hits 6-Year Finale High; 'Big Brother' Finale Also Rises

On September 20, 2017, NBC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 2.37 rating - followed by CBS (1.63), FOX (1.10), ABC (0.60) and The CW (0.20).

Furthermore, NBC won in total viewers with 12.169 million viewers - followed by CBS (5.506), FOX (3.910), ABC (2.496) and The CW (0.778).

ABC and The CW aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - America's Got Talent and Big Brother were adjusted up. The Good Place and Salvation were adjusted down.

NBC (2.37 Rating, 12.169 Million Viewers)
        AMERICA'S GOT TALENT (3.0, +1.0) SEASON FINALE
        THE GOOD PLACE (1.3) SEASON PREMIERE

CBS (1.63 Rating, 5.506 Million Viewers)
        BIG BROTHER (2.2, +0.4) SEASON FINALE
        SALVATION (0.5, +0.0) SEASON FINALE

FOX (1.10 Rating, 3.910 Million Viewers)
        MASTERCHEF (1.1, -0.2)
        MASTERCHEF (1.2, -0.1) SEASON FINALE

ABC (0.60 Rating, 2.496 Million Viewers)
        THE GOLDBERGS (0.7) REPEAT
        SPEECHLESS (0.6) REPEAT
        MODERN FAMILY (0.7) REPEAT
        AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE (0.6) REPEAT
        DESIGNATED SURVIVOR (0.5) REPEAT

THE CW (0.20 Rating, 0.778 Million Viewers)
        ARROW (0.2) REPEAT
        SUPERNATURAL (0.2) REPEAT


                                        The Final Ratings for Wednesday, September 20 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
NBC
America’s Got Talent (8-10)
3.0
15.642

CBS
Big Brother (8-10)
2.2
6.704

FOX
MasterChef (8-10)
1.1
3.745

ABC
The Goldbergs - R
0.7
2.833

The CW
Arrow - R
0.2
0.713
8:30 PM
ABC
Speechless - R
0.6
2.318
9:00 PM
FOX
MasterChef
1.2
4.145

ABC
Modern Family - R
0.7
2.719

The CW
Supernatural - R
0.2
0.759
9:30 PM
ABC
American Housewife - R
0.6
2.209
10:00 PM
NBC
The Good Place (10-11)
1.3
5.282

CBS
Salvation
0.5
3.126

ABC
Designated Survivor - R
0.5
2.398

Average Rating: 0.98
Average Viewership: 4.046


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.