Tuesday, May 22, 2018

UPDATED Monday Ratings - 'American Idol' Finale Edges Out 'The Voice; 'Man With a Plan' Finale Steady

On May 21, 2018, ABC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.43 rating - followed by NBC (1.23), CBS (0.82), FOX (0.60) and The CW (0.40).

Furthermore, ABC won in total viewers with 8.658 million viewers - followed by NBC (6.774), CBS (5.009), FOX (2.354) and The CW (1.424).




UPDATE - Supergirl and iZombie were adjusted down.

ABC (1.43 Rating, 8.658 Million Viewers)
        DANCING WITH THE STARS (1.1, +0.1) SEASON FINALE
        AMERICAN IDOL (1.6, +0.3) SEASON FINALE

NBC (1.23 Rating, 6.774 Million Viewers)
        THE VOICE (1.5, -0.1)
        RUNNING WILD WITH BEAR GRYLLS (0.7, -0.1)

CBS (0.82 Rating, 5.009 Million Viewers)
        THE BIG BANG THEORY (1.1) REPEAT
        MAN WITH A PLAN (1.0, +0.0) SEASON FINALE
        THE BIG BANG THEORY (1.0) REPEAT
        MOM (0.8) REPEAT
        ELEMENTARY (0.5, -0.1)

FOX (0.60 Rating, 2.354 Million Viewers)
        2018 MISS USA (0.6)

THE CW (0.40 Rating, 1.424 Million Viewers)
        SUPERGIRL (0.4, -0.1)
        IZOMBIE (0.2, -0.1)


                                            The Final Ratings for Monday, May 21 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
NBC
The Voice (8-10)
1.5
8.665

ABC
Dancing With the Stars
1.1
8.771

CBS
The Big Bang Theory - R
1.1
6.283

FOX
2018 Miss USA (8-10)
0.6
2.378

The CW
Supergirl
0.4
1.471
8:30 PM
CBS
Man With a Plan
1.0
5.690
9:00 PM
ABC
American Idol (9-11)
1.6
8.629

CBS
The Big Bang Theory - R
1.0
5.530

The CW
iZombie
0.2
0.637
9:30 PM
CBS
Mom - R
0.8
4.361
10:00 PM
NBC
Running Wild with Bear Grylls
0.7
2.917

CBS
Elementary
0.5
4.167

Average Rating: 0.88
Average Viewership: 4.958


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.