Monday, May 21, 2018

UPDATED Friday Ratings - 'Once Upon a Time' Series Finale Steady; 'Hawaii Five-0' Dips; 'Blindspot' and 'MasterChef Junior' Rise

On May 18, 2018, FOX won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.80 rating - followed by NBC (0.73), CBS (0.60), ABC (0.50) and The CW (0.25).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 5.614 million viewers - followed by NBC (4.186), FOX (3.271), ABC (2.275) and The CW (1.315).




UPDATE - Blindspot, 20/20, Harry and Meghan: A Love Story and Life Sentence were adjusted down.

FOX (0.80 Rating, 3.271 Million Viewers)
        MASTERCHEF JUNIOR (0.7, +0.0)
        MASTERCHEF JUNIOR (0.8, +0.2) SEASON FINALE

NBC (0.73 Rating, 4.186 Million Viewers)
        BLINDSPOT (0.5, +0.0) SEASON FINALE
        DATELINE (0.8, +0.1)

CBS (0.60 Rating, 5.614 Million Viewers)
        UNDERCOVER BOSS: CELEBRITY EDITION (0.6, +0.0)
        HAWAII FIVE-0 (0.7, -0.1) SEASON FINALE
        BLUE BLOODS (0.5) REPEAT

ABC (0.50 Rating, 2.275 Million Viewers)
        ONCE UPON A TIME (0.5, +0.0) SERIES FINALE
        AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. (0.5, +0.0) SEASON FINALE
        20/20 (0.4, -0.1)

THE CW (0.25 Rating, 1.315 Million Viewers)
        HARRY AND MEGHAN: A LOVE STORY (0.2)
        LIFE SENTENCE (0.1, +0.0)


                                             The Final Ratings for Friday, May 18 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
FOX
MasterChef Junior
0.7
3.083

CBS
Undercover Boss: Celebrity Edition
0.6
4.602

NBC
Blindspot
0.5
2.981

ABC
Once Upon a Time
0.5
2.266

The CW
Harry and Meghan: A Love Story
0.2
1.241
9:00 PM
FOX
MasterChef Junior
0.9
3.553

NBC
Dateline (9-11)
0.8
4.647

CBS
Hawaii Five-0
0.7
6.624

ABC
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
0.5
1.880

The CW
Life Sentence
0.1
0.452
10:00 PM
CBS
Blue Bloods - R
0.5
5.665

ABC
20|20
0.4
2.655

Average Rating: 0.53
Average Viewership: 3.304


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.