Monday, July 9, 2018

UPDATED Thursday Ratings - 'Big Brother' Dips; 'Little Big Shots' and 'The Gong Show' Tick Up; 'Match Game' Steady

On July 5, 2018, CBS won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.93 rating - followed by NBC (0.63), ABC (0.57), FOX (0.50) and The CW (0.15).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 4.594 million viewers - followed by NBC (3.840), ABC (3.440), FOX (1.761) and The CW (0.700).

FOX and The CW aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - The repeat of Young Sheldon was adjusted down.

CBS (0.93 Rating, 4.594 Million Viewers)
        THE BIG BANG THEORY (1.0) REPEAT
        YOUNG SHELDON (0.9) REPEAT
        BIG BROTHER (1.3, -0.1)
        S.W.A.T. (0.5) REPEAT

NBC (0.63 Rating, 3.840 Million Viewers)
        LITTLE BIG SHOTS (0.8, +0.1)
        MARLON (0.6, +0.0)
        MARLON (0.6, +0.0)
        LAW & ORDER: SVU (0.5) REPEAT

ABC (0.57 Rating, 3.440 Million Viewers)
        THE GONG SHOW (0.6, +0.1)
        MATCH GAME (0.7, +0.0)
        TAKE TWO (0.4, +0.0)

FOX (0.50 Rating, 1.761 Million Viewers)
        THE FOUR: BATTLE FOR STARDOM (0.5) REPEAT

THE CW (0.15 Rating, 0.700 Million Viewers)
        SUPERNATURAL (0.2) REPEAT
        BLACK LIGHTNING (0.1) REPEAT


                                             The Final Ratings for Thursday, July 5 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
CBS
The Big Bang Theory - R
1.0
5.888

NBC
Little Big Shots
0.8
6.512

ABC
The Gong Show
0.6
3.437

FOX
The Four: Battle for Stardom (8-10) - R
0.5
1.749

The CW
Supernatural - R
0.2
0.738
8:30 PM
CBS
Young Sheldon - R
0.9
5.633
9:00 PM
CBS
Big Brother
1.3
4.957

ABC
Match Game
0.7
4.058

NBC
Marlon
0.6
2.961

The CW
Black Lightning - R
0.1
0.620
9:30 PM
NBC
Marlon
0.6
2.333
10:00 PM
CBS
S.W.A.T. - R
0.5
2.959

NBC
Law & Order: SVU - R
0.5
2.415

ABC
Take Two
0.4
2.894

Average Rating: 0.62
Average Viewership: 3.368


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.