Monday, September 24, 2018

UPDATED Friday Ratings - 'Dateline' Easily Leads Night; 'TKO' Finale Ticks Up; 'Masters of Illusion' Steady

On September 21, 2018, NBC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.67 rating - followed by CBS (0.40), ABC (0.37), FOX (0.35) and The CW (0.20).

Furthermore, NBC won in total viewers with 3.968 million viewers - followed by CBS (3.283), ABC (2.024), FOX (1.617) and The CW (1.188).

FOX aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - 20/20 was adjusted up. The repeat of Masters of Illusion was adjusted down.

NBC (0.67 Rating, 3.968 Million Viewers)
        I FEEL BAD (0.4) REPEAT
        I FEEL BAD (0.4) REPEAT
        DATELINE (0.8, +0.1)

CBS (0.40 Rating, 3.283 Million Viewers)
        MACGYVER (0.4) REPEAT
        TKO: TOTAL KNOCK OUT (0.4, +0.1) SEASON FINALE
        BLUE BLOODS (0.4) REPEAT

ABC (0.37 Rating, 2.024 Million Viewers)
        FRESH OFF THE BOAT (0.4) REPEAT
        SPEECHLESS (0.4) REPEAT
        CHILD SUPPORT (0.3) REPEAT
        20/20 (0.5, +0.0)

FOX (0.35 Rating, 1.617 Million Viewers)
        THE RESIDENT (0.4) REPEAT
        THE ORVILLE (0.3) REPEAT

THE CW (0.20 Rating, 1.188 Million Viewers)
        MASTERS OF ILLUSION (0.2, +0.0)
        MASTERS OF ILLUSION (0.1) REPEAT
        PENN & TELLER: FOOL US (0.2) REPEAT


                                         The Final Ratings for Friday, September 21 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
CBS
MacGyver - R
0.4
3.713

NBC
I Feel Bad - R
0.4
2.581

ABC
Fresh Off the Boat - R
0.4
2.194

FOX
The Resident - R
0.4
1.829

The CW
Masters of Illusion
0.2
0.872
8:30 PM
NBC
I Feel Bad - R
0.4
2.123

ABC
Speechless - R
0.4
1.628

The CW
Masters of Illusion - R
0.1
0.756
9:00 PM
NBC
Dateline (9-11)
0.8
4.830

CBS
TKO: Total Knock Out
0.4
2.169

ABC
Child Support - R
0.3
1.623

FOX
The Orville - R
0.3
1.268

The CW
Penn & Teller: Fool Us - R
0.2
0.845
10:00 PM
ABC
20|20
0.5
2.374

CBS
Blue Bloods - R
0.4
3.918

Average Rating: 0.37
Average Viewership: 2.182


NOTE: For the 2018-19 broadcast season, Nielsen has determined that there are 119.9 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.