Friday, July 13, 2018

UPDATED Thursday Ratings - 'Big Brother' and 'Take Two' Rise; 'Marlon' Finale Holds Steady; 'Match Game' Dips

On July 12, 2018, CBS won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.98 rating - followed by FOX (0.85), NBC (0.60), ABC (0.53) and The CW (0.20).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 4.638 million viewers - followed by NBC (3.663), ABC (3.082), FOX (2.801) and The CW (0.745).

The CW aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - The Four was adjusted down.

CBS (0.98 Rating, 4.638 Million Viewers)
        THE BIG BANG THEORY (1.0) REPEAT
        YOUNG SHELDON (0.9) REPEAT
        BIG BROTHER (1.5, +0.2)
        S.W.A.T. (0.5) REPEAT

FOX (0.85 Rating, 2.801 Million Viewers)
        THE FOUR: BATTLE FOR STARDOM (0.8, +0.0)

NBC (0.60 Rating, 3.663 Million Viewers)
        LITTLE BIG SHOTS (0.7, -0.1) SEASON FINALE
        MARLON (0.6, +0.0)
        MARLON (0.6, +0.0) SEASON FINALE
        LAW & ORDER: SVU (0.5) REPEAT

ABC (0.53 Rating, 3.082 Million Viewers)
        THE GONG SHOW (0.5, -0.1)
        MATCH GAME (0.6, -0.1)
        TAKE TWO (0.5, +0.1)

THE CW (0.20 Rating, 0.745 Million Viewers)
        SUPERNATURAL (0.2) REPEAT
        BLACK LIGHTNING (0.2) REPEAT


                                            The Final Ratings for Thursday, July 12 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
CBS
The Big Bang Theory - R
1.0
5.831

FOX
The Four: Battle for Stardom (8-10)
0.8
2.814

NBC
Little Big Shots
0.7
5.838

ABC
The Gong Show
0.5
2.915

The CW
Supernatural - R
0.2
0.812
8:30 PM
CBS
Young Sheldon - R
0.9
5.409
9:00 PM
CBS
Big Brother
1.5
5.320

ABC
Match Game
0.6
3.526

NBC
Marlon
0.6
2.906

The CW
Black Lightning - R
0.2
0.619
9:30 PM
NBC
Marlon
0.6
2.380
10:00 PM
CBS
S.W.A.T. - R
0.5
3.009

ABC
Take Two
0.5
2.784

NBC
Law & Order: SVU - R
0.5
2.544

Average Rating: 0.65
Average Viewership: 3.336


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.