Monday, May 14, 2018

UPDATED Friday Ratings - 'Blue Bloods' Finale and 'Once Upon a Time' Tick Up; 'Dynasty' Finale Steady at Low

On May 11, 2018, CBS won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.73 rating - followed by FOX (0.65), NBC (0.60), ABC (0.50) and The CW (0.10).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 6.944 million viewers - followed by NBC (3.705), FOX (3.660), ABC (2.234) and The CW (0.477).




UPDATE - Blue Bloods was adjusted up. Meghan Markle: An American Princess was adjusted down.

CBS (0.73 Rating, 6.944 Million Viewers)
        UNDERCOVER BOSS: CELEBRITY EDITION (0.6) SERIES PREMIERE
        HAWAII FIVE-0 (0.8, +0.1)
        BLUE BLOODS (0.9, +0.2) SEASON FINALE

FOX (0.65 Rating, 3.660 Million Viewers)
        MEGHAN MARKLE: AN AMERICAN PRINCESS (0.6)

NBC (0.60 Rating, 3.705 Million Viewers)
        BLINDSPOT (0.5, +0.0)
        DATELINE (0.7, +0.0)

ABC (0.50 Rating, 2.234 Million Viewers)
        ONCE UPON A TIME (0.5, +0.1)
        AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. (0.5, +0.1)
        20/20 (0.5, +0.1)

THE CW (0.10 Rating, 0.477 Million Viewers)
        DYNASTY (0.1, +0.0) SEASON FINALE
        LIFE SENTENCE (0.1, +0.0)


                                               The Final Ratings for Friday, May 11 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
FOX
Meghan Markle: An American Princess (8-10)
0.6
3.675

CBS
Undercover Boss: Celebrity Edition
0.6
5.025

NBC
Blindspot
0.5
2.764

ABC
Once Upon a Time
0.5
2.257

The CW
Dynasty
0.1
0.557
9:00 PM
CBS
Hawaii Five-0
0.8
7.089

NBC
Dateline (9-11)
0.7
4.205

ABC
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
0.5
1.938

The CW
Life Sentence
0.1
0.371
10:00 PM
CBS
Blue Bloods
0.9
8.878

ABC
20|20
0.5
2.491

Average Rating: 0.53
Average Viewership: 3.568


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.