Friday, July 20, 2018

UPDATED Thursday Ratings - 'Trial & Error' Returns Low; 'Big Brother' and 'The Four' Rise; 'Take Two' Dips at New Time

On July 19, 2018, CBS won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.02 rating - followed by FOX (0.85), NBC (0.58), ABC (0.50) and The CW (0.10).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 4.880 million viewers - followed by NBC (3.086), FOX (2.833), ABC (2.819) and The CW (0.558).

The CW aired all repeats for the evening.


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

CBS (1.02 Rating, 4.880 Million Viewers)
        THE BIG BANG THEORY (1.0) REPEAT
        YOUNG SHELDON (0.9) REPEAT
        BIG BROTHER (1.6, +0.1)
        S.W.A.T. (0.5) REPEAT

FOX (0.85 Rating, 2.833 Million Viewers)
        THE FOUR: BATTLE FOR STARDOM (0.9, +0.1)

NBC (0.58 Rating, 3.086 Million Viewers)
        ELLEN'S GAME OF GAMES (0.7) REPEAT
        TRIAL & ERROR (0.6) SEASON PREMIERE
        TRIAL & ERROR (0.5)
        LAW & ORDER: SVU (0.5) REPEAT

ABC (0.50 Rating, 2.819 Million Viewers)
        TAKE TWO (0.4, -0.1)
        MATCH GAME (0.6, +0.0)
        THE GONG SHOW (0.5, +0.0)

THE CW (0.10 Rating, 0.558 Million Viewers)
        SUPERNATURAL (0.1) REPEAT
        BLACK LIGHTNING (0.1) REPEAT


                                            The Final Ratings for Thursday, July 19 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
CBS
The Big Bang Theory - R
1.0
6.060

FOX
The Four: Battle for Stardom (8-10)
0.9
2.856

NBC
Ellen’s Game of Games - R
0.7
3.534

ABC
Take Two
0.4
3.123

The CW
Supernatural - R
0.1
0.627
8:30 PM
CBS
Young Sheldon - R
0.9
5.503
9:00 PM
CBS
Big Brother
1.6
5.575

NBC
Trial & Error
0.6
3.213

ABC
Match Game
0.6
2.963

The CW
Black Lightning - R
0.1
0.467
9:30 PM
NBC
Trial & Error
0.5
2.659
10:00 PM
CBS
S.W.A.T. - R
0.5
3.240

NBC
Law & Order: SVU - R
0.5
2.564

ABC
The Gong Show
0.5
2.357

Average Rating: 0.64
Average Viewership: 3.196


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.