Monday, August 20, 2018

UPDATED Friday Ratings - 'TKO,' 'Whistleblower,' 'Dateline,' 'What What Would Do?' and 'Masters of Illusion' Rise

On August 17, 2018, NBC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.63 rating - followed by CBS (0.60), ABC (0.57), FOX (0.40) and The CW (0.33).

Furthermore, NBC won in total viewers with 3.252 million viewers - followed by ABC (3.087), CBS (2.985), The CW (1.547) and FOX (1.472).




UPDATE - TKO: Total Knock Out, Whistleblower, What Would You Do?, 20/20, Big3 Basketball, Masters of Illusion and the repeats of American Ninja Warrior and Penn & Teller: Fool Us were adjusted down.

NBC (0.63 Rating, 3.252 Million Viewers)
        AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR (0.4) REPEAT
        DATELINE (0.6, +0.1)

CBS (0.60 Rating, 2.985 Million Viewers)
        TKO: TOTAL KNOCK OUT (0.5, +0.0)
        WHISTLEBLOWER (0.3, +0.0)
        WHISTLEBLOWER (0.3, +0.0)

ABC (0.57 Rating, 3.087 Million Viewers)
        WE DAY (0.5)
        WHAT WOULD YOU DO? (0.5, +0.0)
        20/20 (0.5, -0.1)

FOX (0.40 Rating, 1.472 Million Viewers)
        BIG3 BASKETBALL (0.3)

THE CW (0.33 Rating, 1.547 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, August 17 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
ABC
WE Day
0.5
2.813

CBS
TKO: Total Knock Out
0.5
2.357

NBC
American Ninja Warrior (8-10) - R
0.4
2.132

FOX
Big3 Basketball (8-11)
0.3
0.760

The CW
Masters of Illusion
0.2
0.842
8:30 PM
The CW
Masters of Illusion - R
0.2
0.719
9:00 PM
ABC
What Would You Do?
0.5
2.458

CBS
Whistleblower
0.3
2.016

The CW
Penn & Teller: Fool Us - R
0.2
0.844
10:00 PM
NBC
Dateline
0.6
3.276

ABC
20|20
0.5
2.881

CBS
Whistleblower
0.3
2.008

Average Rating: 0.38
Average Viewership: 1.926


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.