Thursday, September 20, 2018

UPDATED Wednesday Ratings - 'America's Got Talent' Finale Rises; 'MasterChef' Finale Dips; 'I Feel Bad' Opens Low

On September 19, 2018, NBC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.67 rating - followed by FOX (1.00), CBS (0.80), ABC (0.55) and The CW (0.10).

Furthermore, NBC won in total viewers with 10.193 million viewers - followed by CBS (3.698), FOX (3.561), ABC (2.357) and The CW (0.573).

ABC aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - America's Got Talent, Big Brother and MasterChef were adjusted up. I Feel Bad and the repeat of SEAL Team were adjusted down.

NBC (1.67 Rating, 10.193 Million Viewers)
        AMERICA'S GOT TALENT (2.1, +0.5) SEASON FINALE
        I FEEL BAD (1.1) SERIES PREMIERE
        I FEEL BAD (0.8)

FOX (1.00 Rating, 3.561 Million Viewers)
        MASTERCHEF (1.0, +0.0)
        MASTERCHEF (1.1, -0.1) SEASON FINALE

CBS (0.80 Rating, 3.698 Million Viewers)
        BIG BROTHER (1.5, +0.0)
        SEAL TEAM (0.4) REPEAT
        CRIMINAL MINDS (0.5) REPEAT

ABC (0.55 Rating, 2.357 Million Viewers)
        THE GOLDBERGS (0.7) REPEAT
        AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE (0.5) REPEAT
        MODERN FAMILY (0.6) REPEAT
        MODERN FAMILY (0.5) REPEAT
        SHARK TANK (0.5) REPEAT

THE CW (0.10 Rating, 0.573 Million Viewers)
        BURDEN OF TRUTH (0.1, -0.1)
        SUPERGIRL (0.1) REPEAT


                                       The Final Ratings for Wednesday, September 19 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
NBC
America’s Got Talent (8-10)
2.1
12.879

CBS
Big Brother
1.5
5.559

FOX
MasterChef
1.0
3.274

ABC
The Goldbergs - R
0.7
3.048

The CW
Burden of Truth
0.1
0.671
8:30 PM
ABC
American Housewife - R
0.5
2.304
9:00 PM
FOX
MasterChef
1.1
3.853

ABC
Modern Family - R
0.6
2.287

CBS
SEAL Team - R
0.4
2.473

The CW
Supergirl - R
0.1
0.423
9:30 PM
ABC
Modern Family - R
0.5
2.258
10:00 PM
NBC
I Feel Bad
1.1
5.723

CBS
Criminal Minds - R
0.5
3.111

ABC
Shark Tank - R
0.5
2.077
10:30 PM
NBC
I Feel Bad
0.8
3.983

Average Rating: 0.77
Average Viewership: 3.595


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.