Monday, July 30, 2018

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

On July 27, 2018, NBC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.53 rating - followed by ABC (0.47), CBS (0.40), FOX (0.25) and The CW (0.20).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 3.608 million viewers - followed by NBC (2.716), ABC (2.686), FOX (1.400) and The CW (0.876).

FOX aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - There were no adjustments to any of the preliminary ratings.

NBC (0.53 Rating, 2.716 Million Viewers)
        AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR (0.5) REPEAT
        DATELINE (0.6, -0.1)

ABC (0.47 Rating, 2.686 Million Viewers)
        QUANTICO (0.4, +0.0)
        WHAT WOULD YOU DO? (0.5, +0.0)
        20/20 (0.5, -0.2)

CBS (0.40 Rating, 3.608 Million Viewers)
        WHISTLEBLOWER (0.4, +0.0)
        HAWAII FIVE-0 (0.4) REPEAT
        BLUE BLOODS (0.4) REPEAT

FOX (0.25 Rating, 1.400 Million Viewers)
        THE RESIDENT (0.3) REPEAT
        THE ORVILLE (0.2) REPEAT

THE CW (0.20 Rating, 0.876 Million Viewers)
        MASTERS OF ILLUSION (0.2, +0.0)
        MASTERS OF ILLUSION (0.2) REPEAT
        PENN & TELLER: FOOL US (0.2) REPEAT


                                            The Final Ratings for Friday, July 27 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
NBC
American Ninja Warrior (8-10) - R
0.5
2.423

CBS
Whistleblower
0.4
3.069

ABC
Quantico
0.4
2.659

FOX
The Resident - R
0.3
1.682

The CW
Masters of Illusion
0.2
0.747
8:30 PM
The CW
Masters of Illusion - R
0.2
0.696
9:00 PM
ABC
What Would You Do?
0.5
2.563

CBS
Hawaii Five-0 - R
0.4
3.442

FOX
The Orville - R
0.2
1.048

The CW
Penn & Teller: Fool Us - R
0.2
0.719
10:00 PM
NBC
Dateline
0.6
2.989

ABC
20|20
0.5
2.769

CBS
Blue Bloods - R
0.4
4.333

Average Rating: 0.37
Average Viewership: 2.241


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.