Wednesday, May 9, 2018

UPDATED Tuesday Ratings - 'NCIS' Ties Season High for Pauley Perrette's Exit; 'Bull' and 'Lethal Weapon' Finales Tick Up

On May 8, 2018, CBS won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.23 rating - followed by ABC (1.22), NBC (0.97), FOX (0.65) and The CW (0.55).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 11.572 million viewers - followed by NBC (5.600), ABC (4.687), FOX (2.277) and The CW (1.415).




UPDATE - The Voice and Chicago Med were adjusted up. Bull was adjusted down.

CBS (1.23 Rating, 11.572 Million Viewers)
        NCIS (1.6, +0.4)
        BULL (1.2, +0.1) SEASON FINALE
        NCIS: NEW ORLEANS (0.8, -0.1)

ABC (1.22 Rating, 4.687 Million Viewers)
        ROSEANNE (2.6, +0.0)
        THE MIDDLE (1.5, +0.0)
        BLACK-ISH (1.2, +0.0)
        SPLITTING UP TOGETHER (1.0, -0.1)
        FOR THE PEOPLE (0.5, -0.1)

NBC (0.97 Rating, 5.600 Million Viewers)
        THE VOICE (1.3, +0.1)
        RISE (0.7, +0.0)
        CHICAGO MED (1.1, +0.1)

FOX (0.65 Rating, 2.277 Million Viewers)
        LETHAL WEAPON (0.8, +0.1) SEASON FINALE
        NEW GIRL (0.5, +0.0)
        NEW GIRL (0.5, +0.0)

THE CW (0.55 Rating, 1.415 Million Viewers)
        THE FLASH (0.7, +0.1)
        THE 100 (0.4, +0.1)


                                             The Final Ratings for Tuesday, May 8 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
ABC
Roseanne
2.6
10.291

CBS
NCIS
1.6
15.043

NBC
The Voice
1.3
7.255

FOX
Lethal Weapon
0.8
3.152

The CW
The Flash
0.7
1.740
8:30 PM
ABC
The Middle
1.5
5.879
9:00 PM
CBS
Bull
1.2
11.755

ABC
Black-ish
1.2
4.318

NBC
Rise
0.7
3.751

FOX
New Girl
0.5
1.398

The CW
The 100
0.4
1.082
9:30 PM
ABC
Splitting Up Together
1.0
3.532

FOX
New Girl
0.5
1.239
10:00 PM
NBC
Chicago Med
1.1
5.847

CBS
NCIS: New Orleans
0.8
8.109

ABC
For the People
0.5
2.045

Average Rating: 1.03
Average Viewership: 5.402


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.