Friday, August 3, 2018

UPDATED Thursday Ratings - 'NFL Preseason' Leads Night; 'The Four' Finale Hits Season High; 'Big Brother' Dips

On August 2, 2018, NBC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.83 rating - followed by FOX (1.00), CBS (0.95), ABC (0.47) and The CW (0.15).

Furthermore, NBC won in total viewers with 6.502 million viewers - followed by CBS (4.802), FOX (3.372), ABC (2.722) and The CW (0.592).

The CW aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - NFL Preseason and Big Brother were adjusted up. The repeats of The Big Bang Theory and Supernatural were adjusted down.

NBC (1.83 Rating, 6.502 Million Viewers)
        NFL PRESEASON (2.0)

FOX (1.00 Rating, 3.372 Million Viewers)
        THE FOUR: BATTLE FOR STARDOM (1.0, +0.1) SEASON FINALE

CBS (0.95 Rating, 4.802 Million Viewers)
        THE BIG BANG THEORY (0.9) REPEAT
        YOUNG SHELDON (0.9) REPEAT
        BIG BROTHER (1.5, +0.0)
        S.W.A.T (0.5) REPEAT

ABC (0.47 Rating, 2.722 Million Viewers)
        THE GONG SHOW (0.5, +0.0)
        MATCH GAME (0.5) REPEAT
        TAKE TWO (0.4, +0.0)

THE CW (0.15 Rating, 0.592 Million Viewers)
        SUPERNATURAL (0.1) REPEAT
        BLACK LIGHTNING (0.1) REPEAT


                                           The Final Ratings for Thursday, August 2 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
NBC
NFL Preseason (8-11)
2.0
6.765

FOX
The Four: Battle for Stardom (8-10)
1.0
3.403

CBS
The Big Bang Theory - R
0.9
5.861

ABC
The Gong Show
0.5
2.966

The CW
Supernatural - R
0.1
0.653
8:30 PM
CBS
Young Sheldon - R
0.9
5.499
9:00 PM
CBS
Big Brother
1.5
5.607

ABC
Match Game - R
0.5
2.604

The CW
Black Lightning - R
0.1
0.475
10:00 PM
CBS
S.W.A.T. - R
0.5
2.933

ABC
Take Two
0.4
2.529

Average Rating: 0.76
Average Viewership: 3.572


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.