Monday, June 4, 2018

UPDATED Thursday Ratings - Game 1 of the '2018 NBA Finals' Dominates Night for ABC

On May 31, 2018, ABC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 4.28 rating - followed by NBC (0.87), CBS (0.83), FOX (0.45) and The CW (0.15).

Furthermore, ABC won in total viewers with 12.039 million viewers - followed by CBS (5.069), NBC (4.427), FOX (1.760) and The CW (0.697).

CBS, NBC, FOX and The CW aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - 2018 NBA Finals was adjusted up. Jimmy Kimmel Live and NBA Countdown were adjusted down.

ABC (4.28 Rating, 12.039 Million Viewers)
        JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE (0.9)
        NBA COUNTDOWN (1.6)
        2018 NBA FINALS (6.3)

NBC (0.87 Rating, 4.427 Million Viewers)
        AMERICA'S GOT TALENT (1.0) REPEAT
        WORLD OF DANCE (0.7) REPEAT

CBS (0.83 Rating, 5.069 Million Viewers)
        THE BIG BANG THEORY (1.1) REPEAT
        YOUNG SHELDON (1.1) REPEAT
        MOM (0.9) REPEAT
        LIFE IN PIECES (0.7) REPEAT
        S.W.A.T. (0.6) REPEAT

FOX (0.45 Rating, 1.760 Million Viewers)
        MASTERCHEF (0.5) REPEAT
        BEAT SHAZAM (0.4) REPEAT

THE CW (0.15 Rating, 0.697 Million Viewers)
        SUPERNATURAL (0.2) REPEAT
        BLACK LIGHTNING (0.1) REPEAT


                                           The Final Ratings for Thursday, May 31 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
CBS
The Big Bang Theory - R
1.1
6.707

NBC
America’s Got Talent (8-10) - R
1.0
5.107

ABC
Jimmy Kimmel Live
0.9
3.938

FOX
MasterChef - R
0.5
1.901

The CW
Supernatural - R
0.2
0.773
8:30 PM
ABC
NBA Countdown
1.6
5.127

CBS
Young Sheldon - R
1.1
6.613
9:00 PM
ABC
2018 NBA Finals (9-11)
6.3
17.354

CBS
Mom - R
0.9
5.257

FOX
Beat Shazam - R
0.4
1.553

The CW
Black Lightning - R
0.1
0.580
9:30 PM
CBS
Life in Pieces - R
0.7
3.940
10:00 PM
NBC
World of Dance - R
0.7
3.138

CBS
S.W.A.T. - R
0.6
3.856

Average Rating: 1.15
Average Viewership: 4.703


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.