Saturday, December 23, 2017

UPDATED Friday Ratings - 'Blindspot,' 'Dateline' and '20/20' Dip; 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' Ticks Up

On December 22, 2017, NBC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.73 rating - followed by CBS (0.63), ABC (0.57), FOX (0.50) and The CW (0.20).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 5.731 million viewers - followed by NBC (4.462), ABC (2.811), FOX (1.845) and The CW (1.234).

FOX and The CW aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - There were no adjustments to any of the preliminary ratings.

NBC (0.73 Rating, 4.462 Million Viewers)
        BLINDSPOT (0.6, -0.1)
        DATELINE (0.8, -0.1)

CBS (0.63 Rating, 5.731 Million Viewers)
        I LOVE LUCY CHRISTMAS SPECIAL (0.8)
        THE DICK VAN DYKE SHOW (0.6)
        BLUE BLOODS (0.5) REPEAT

ABC (0.57 Rating, 2.811 Million Viewers)
        SHARK TANK (0.7) REPEAT
        AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. (0.6, +0.1)
        20/20 (0.4, -0.1)

FOX (0.50 Rating, 1.845 Million Viewers)
        HELL'S KITCHEN (0.5) REPEAT
        HELL'S KITCHEN (0.5) REPEAT

THE CW (0.20 Rating, 1.234 Million Viewers)
        MASTERS OF ILLUSION (0.2) REPEAT
        GREATEST HOLIDAY COMMERCIALS COUNTDOWN (0.2) REPEAT


                                         The Final Ratings for Friday, December 22 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
CBS
I Love Lucy Christmas Special
0.8
6.504

ABC
Shark Tank - R
0.7
3.724

NBC
Blindspot
0.6
3.497

FOX
Hell’s Kitchen - R
0.5
1.875

The CW
Masters of Illusion - R
0.2
1.294
9:00 PM
NBC
Dateline (9-11)
0.8
4.976

CBS
The Dick Van Dyke Show Special
0.6
5.830

ABC
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
0.6
2.403

FOX
Hell’s Kitchen - R
0.5
1.875

The CW
Greatest Holiday Commercials Countdown - R
0.2
1.158
10:00 PM
CBS
Blue Bloods - R
0.5
4.882

ABC
20|20
0.4
2.270

Average Rating: 0.53
Average Viewership: 3.357


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.