Saturday, December 30, 2017

UPDATED Friday Ratings - 'Dateline,' '20/20: In An Instant' and '48 Hours' Lead Repeat-Filled Night

On December 29, 2017, NBC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.73 rating - followed by ABC (0.63), CBS (0.50), FOX (0.45) and The CW (0.20).

Furthermore, NBC won in total viewers with 4.435 million viewers - followed by CBS (4.416), ABC (3.844), FOX (1.783) and The CW (0.758).

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, 4.435 Million Viewers)
        LAW & ORDER: SVU (0.5) REPEAT
        DATELINE (0.9, +0.1)

ABC (0.63 Rating, 3.844 Million Viewers)
        SHARK TANK (0.7) REPEAT
        20/20: IN AN INSTANT (0.6)

CBS (0.50 Rating, 4.416 Million Viewers)
        48 HOURS (0.6, +0.0)
        MACGYVER (0.5) REPEAT
        BLUE BLOODS (0.4) REPEAT

FOX (0.45 Rating, 1.783 Million Viewers)
        HELL'S KITCHEN (0.4) REPEAT
        HELL'S KITCHEN (0.5) REPEAT

THE CW (0.20 Rating, 0.758 Million Viewers)
        IHEARTRADIO MUSIC FESTIVAL, NIGHT 2 (0.2) REPEAT


                                         The Final Ratings for Friday, December 29 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
ABC
Shark Tank - R
0.7
4.033

CBS
48 Hours
0.6
4.794

NBC
Law & Order: SVU - R
0.5
3.230

FOX
Hell’s Kitchen - R
0.4
1.759

The CW
iHeartRadio Music Festival, Night 2 (8-10) - R
0.2
0.738
9:00 PM
NBC
Dateline (9-11)
0.9
5.078

ABC
20|20: In an Instant (9-11)
0.6
3.744

CBS
MacGyver - R
0.5
4.104

FOX
Hell’s Kitchen - R
0.5
1.787
10:00 PM
CBS
Blue Bloods - R
0.4
4.382

Average Rating: 0.53
Average Viewership: 3.365


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.