Monday, July 23, 2018

UPDATED Friday Ratings - 'Dateline,' '20/20' and 'Masters of Illusion' Rise; 'Whistleblower' and 'Quantico' Steady

On July 20, 2018, NBC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.67 rating - followed by ABC (0.53), CBS (0.40), The CW (0.30) and FOX (0.25).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 3.873 million viewers - followed by NBC (3.107), ABC (2.893), The CW (1.413) and FOX (1.182).

FOX aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - Masters of Illusion and the repeats of American Ninja Warrior, Masters Of Illusion and Penn & Teller: Fool Us were adjusted down.

NBC (0.67 Rating, 3.107 Million Viewers)
        AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR (0.6) REPEAT
        DATELINE (0.7, +0.1)

ABC (0.53 Rating, 2.893 Million Viewers)
        QUANTICO (0.4, +0.0)
        WHAT WOULD YOU DO? (0.5, +0.0)
        20/20 (0.7, +0.1)

CBS (0.40 Rating, 3.873 Million Viewers)
        WHISTLEBLOWER (0.4, +0.0)
        HAWAII FIVE-0 (0.4) REPEAT
        BLUE BLOODS (0.4) REPEAT

THE CW (0.30 Rating, 1.413 Million Viewers)
        MASTERS OF ILLUSION (0.2, +0.0)
        MASTERS OF ILLUSION (0.2) REPEAT
        PENN & TELLER: FOOL US (0.2) REPEAT

FOX (0.25 Rating, 1.182 Million Viewers)
        THE RESIDENT (0.3) REPEAT
        THE ORVILLE (0.2) REPEAT


                                             The Final Ratings for Friday, July 20 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
NBC
American Ninja Warrior (8-10) - R
0.6
2.860

CBS
Whistleblower
0.4
3.299

ABC
Quantico
0.4
2.638

FOX
The Resident - R
0.3
1.306

The CW
Masters of Illusion
0.2
0.967
8:30 PM
The CW
Masters of Illusion - R
0.2
0.890
9:00 PM
ABC
What Would You Do?
0.5
2.679

CBS
Hawaii Five-0 - R
0.4
3.752

FOX
The Orville - R
0.2
1.007

The CW
Penn & Teller: Fool Us - R
0.2
0.861
10:00 PM
NBC
Dateline
0.7
3.379

ABC
20|20
0.7
3.322

CBS
Blue Bloods - R
0.4
4.432

Average Rating: 0.40
Average Viewership: 2.415


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.