Friday, August 10, 2018

Thursday Ratings - 'Take Two' Rises; 'Match Game' Steady; 'Big Brother,' 'Trial & Error' and 'The Gong Show' Drop

On August 9, 2018, CBS won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.83 rating - followed by FOX (0.60), ABC (0.53), NBC (0.52) and The CW (0.10).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 3.901 million viewers - followed by ABC (2.757), NBC (2.615), FOX (1.836) and The CW (0.576).

FOX and The CW aired all repeats for the evening.


CBS (0.83 Rating, 3.901 Million Viewers)
        THE BIG BANG THEORY (0.7) REPEAT
        YOUNG SHELDON (0.7) REPEAT
        BIG BROTHER (1.4, -0.1)
        S.W.A.T. (0.4) REPEAT

FOX (0.60 Rating, 1.836 Million Viewers)
        MASTERCHEF (0.5) REPEAT
        MASTERCHEF (0.7) REPEAT

ABC (0.53 Rating, 2.757 Million Viewers)
        THE GONG SHOW (0.4, -0.1)
        MATCH GAME (0.6, +0.0)
        TAKE TWO (0.6, +0.2)

NBC (0.52 Rating, 2.615 Million Viewers)
        AMERICA'S GOT TALENT (0.7)
        TRIAL & ERROR (0.4, +0.0)
        TRIAL & ERROR (0.3, -0.1)
        LAW & ORDER: SVU (0.5) REPEAT

THE CW (0.10 Rating, 0.576 Million Viewers)
        SUPERNATURAL (0.1) REPEAT
        BLACK LIGHTNING (0.1) REPEAT


                                           The Final Ratings for Thursday, August 9 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
CBS
The Big Bang Theory - R
0.7
4.603

NBC
America’s Got Talent
0.7
3.817

FOX
MasterChef - R
0.5
1.659

ABC
The Gong Show
0.4
2.346

The CW
Supernatural - R
0.1
0.624
8:30 PM
CBS
Young Sheldon - R
0.7
4.124
9:00 PM
CBS
Big Brother
1.4
4.988

FOX
MasterChef - R
0.7
2.012

ABC
Match Game - R
0.6
2.973

NBC
Trial & Error
0.4
1.911

The CW
Black Lightning - R
0.1
0.528
9:30 PM
NBC
Trial & Error
0.3
1.370
10:00 PM
ABC
Take Two
0.6
2.953

NBC
Law & Order: SVU - R
0.5
2.388

CBS
S.W.A.T. - R
0.4
2.352

Average Rating: 0.54
Average Viewership: 2.577


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.