Saturday, March 3, 2018

UPDATED Friday Ratings - 'MasterChef Junior' Premiere Leads Night; 'Blindspot' and 'Taken' Rise; 'Hawaii Five-0' Dips

On March 2, 2018, FOX won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.95 rating - followed by CBS (0.87), NBC (0.60), ABC (0.47) and The CW (0.20).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 7.972 million viewers - followed by FOX (3.397), NBC (2.995), ABC (2.324) and The CW (0.590).




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

FOX (0.95 Rating, 3.397 Million Viewers)
        MASTERCHEF JUNIOR (0.9) SEASON PREMIERE

CBS (0.87 Rating, 7.972 Million Viewers)
        MACGYVER (0.8, -0.1)
        HAWAII FIVE-0 (0.9, -0.1)
        BLUE BLOODS (0.9, +0.0)

NBC (0.60 Rating, 2.995 Million Viewers)
        BLINDSPOT (0.7, +0.1)
        TAKEN (0.5, +0.1)
        DATELINE (0.6, -0.1)

ABC (0.47 Rating, 2.324 Million Viewers)
        ONCE UPON A TIME (0.4, -0.1)
        AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. (0.5, -0.1)
        20/20 (0.5, -0.1)

THE CW (0.20 Rating, 0.590 Million Viewers)
        IZOMBIE (0.2) REPEAT
        JANE THE VIRGIN (0.2, -0.1)


                                            The Final Ratings for Friday, March 2 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
FOX
MasterChef Junior (8-10)
0.9
3.397

CBS
MacGyver
0.8
6.927

NBC
Blindspot
0.7
3.119

ABC
Once Upon a Time
0.4
2.140

The CW
iZombie - R
0.2
0.564
9:00 PM
CBS
Hawaii Five-0
0.9
8.002

NBC
Taken
0.5
2.451

ABC
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
0.5
1.903

The CW
Jane the Virgin
0.2
0.590
10:00 PM
CBS
Blue Bloods
0.9
9.061

NBC
Dateline
0.6
3.483

ABC
20|20
0.5
2.834

Average Rating: 0.59
Average Viewership: 3.706


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.