Thursday, August 30, 2018

UPDATED Wednesday Ratings - 'Big Brother,' 'America's Got Talent' and 'World of Dance' Dip; 'MasterChef' Ticks Up

On August 29, 2018, NBC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.23 rating - followed by FOX (1.00), CBS (0.77), ABC (0.57) and The CW (0.10).

Furthermore, NBC won in total viewers with 6.644 million viewers - followed by CBS (3.806), FOX (3.362), ABC (2.291) and The CW (0.546).

ABC and The CW aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - Big Brother was adjusted up. The repeat of The Goldbergs was adjusted down.

NBC (1.23 Rating, 6.644 Million Viewers)
        AMERICA'S GOT TALENT (1.5, -0.1)
        WORLD OF DANCE (1.1, -0.1)

FOX (1.00 Rating, 3.362 Million Viewers)
        MASTERCHEF (1.0, +0.1)
        MASTERCHEF (1.0, +0.0)

CBS (0.77 Rating, 3.806 Million Viewers)
        BIG BROTHER (1.6, +0.0)
        SEAL TEAM (0.4) REPEAT
        CRIMINAL MINDS (0.4) REPEAT

ABC (0.57 Rating, 2.291 Million Viewers)
        THE GOLDBERGS (0.6) REPEAT
        AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE (0.6) REPEAT
        MODERN FAMILY (0.6) REPEAT
        AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE (0.5) REPEAT
        SHARK TANK (0.5) REPEAT

THE CW (0.10 Rating, 0.546 Million Viewers)
        BURDEN OF TRUTH (0.1) REPEAT
        SUPERGIRL (0.1) REPEAT


                                          The Final Ratings for Wednesday, August 29 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
CBS
Big Brother
1.6
5.768

NBC
America’s Got Talent
1.5
9.903

FOX
MasterChef
1.0
3.217

ABC
The Goldbergs - R
0.6
2.919

The CW
Burden of Truth - R
0.1
0.568
8:30 PM
ABC
American Housewife - R
0.6
2.263
9:00 PM
NBC
World of Dance (9-11)
1.1
5.063

FOX
MasterChef
1.0
3.561

ABC
Modern Family - R
0.6
2.450

CBS
SEAL Team - R
0.4
2.657

The CW
Supergirl - R
0.1
0.506
9:30 PM
ABC
American Housewife - R
0.5
2.005
10:00 PM
ABC
Shark Tank - R
0.5
1.862

CBS
Criminal Minds - R
0.4
2.928

Average Rating: 0.71
Average Viewership: 3.262


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.