Thursday, August 2, 2018

UPDATED Wednesday Ratings - 'The Originals' Series Finale Steady; 'World of Dance' Ticks Up; 'MasterChef' Dips

On August 1, 2018, NBC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.87 rating - followed by CBS (0.80), FOX (0.80), ABC (0.57) and The CW (0.25).

Furthermore, NBC won in total viewers with 4.234 million viewers - followed by CBS (3.761), FOX (2.895), ABC (2.325) and The CW (0.852).

ABC aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - The repeats of The Goldbergs were adjusted down.

NBC (0.87 Rating, 4.234 Million Viewers)
        WORLD OF DANCE (1.1, +0.1)
        REVERIE (0.4, +0.0)

CBS (0.80 Rating, 3.761 Million Viewers)
        BIG BROTHER (1.5, +0.0)
        SEAL TEAM (0.4) REPEAT
        CRIMINAL MINDS (0.5) REPEAT

FOX (0.80 Rating, 2.895 Million Viewers)
        MASTERCHEF (0.9, -0.1)
        24 HOURS TO HELL AND BACK (0.7) REPEAT

ABC (0.57 Rating, 2.325 Million Viewers)
        THE GOLDBERGS (0.6) REPEAT
        THE GOLDBERGS (0.5) REPEAT
        MODERN FAMILY (0.6) REPEAT
        AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE (0.5) REPEAT
        SHARK TANK (0.5) REPEAT

THE CW (0.25 Rating, 0.852 Million Viewers)
        BURDEN OF TRUTH (0.2, +0.0)
        THE ORIGINALS (0.3, +0.0) SERIES FINALE


                                          The Final Ratings for Wednesday, August 1 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
CBS
Big Brother
1.5
5.550

NBC
World of Dance (8-10)
1.1
5.328

FOX
MasterChef
0.9
3.541

ABC
The Goldbergs - R
0.6
2.846

The CW
Burden of Truth
0.2
0.831
8:30 PM
ABC
The Goldbergs - R
0.5
2.294
9:00 PM
FOX
24 Hours to Hell and Back - R
0.7
2.232

ABC
Modern Family - R
0.6
2.313

CBS
SEAL Team - R
0.4
2.629

The CW
The Originals
0.3
0.863
9:30 PM
ABC
American Housewife - R
0.5
2.015
10:00 PM
CBS
Criminal Minds - R
0.5
3.000

ABC
Shark Tank - R
0.5
2.139

NBC
Reverie
0.4
2.101

Average Rating: 0.62
Average Viewership: 2.692


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.