Monday, October 29, 2018

UPDATED Friday Ratings - 'World Series' Dominates Night; 'Hawaii Five-0' and 'Blue Bloods' Dip; 'Midnight, Texas' Returns Low

On October 26, 2018, FOX won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 3.43 rating - followed by CBS (0.67), ABC (0.63), NBC (0.43) and The CW (0.15).

Furthermore, FOX won in total viewers with 14.021 million viewers - followed by CBS (6.841), ABC (2.875), NBC (2.385) and The CW (0.514).




UPDATE - There were no adjustments to any of the preliminary ratings.

FOX (3.43 Rating, 14.021 Million Viewers)
        2018 WORLD SERIES (3.4)

CBS (0.67 Rating, 6.841 Million Viewers)
        MACGYVER (0.6, -0.1)
        HAWAII FIVE-0 (0.7, -0.1)
        BLUE BLOODS (0.7, -0.1)

ABC (0.63 Rating, 2.875 Million Viewers)
        IT'S THE GREAT PUMPKIN, CHARLIE BROWN (0.9) REPEAT
        CHILD SUPPORT (0.5, +0.1)
        20/20 (0.5, +0.0)

NBC (0.43 Rating, 2.385 Million Viewers)
        BLINDSPOT (0.4, +0.0)
        MIDNIGHT, TEXAS (0.4) SEASON PREMIERE
        DATELINE (0.5, -0.1)

THE CW (0.15 Rating, 0.514 Million Viewers)
        DYNASTY (0.2, +0.0)
        CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND (0.1, +0.0)


                                           The Final Ratings for Friday, October 26 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
FOX
2018 World Series (8-11)
3.4
13.251

ABC
It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown - R
0.9
3.850

CBS
MacGyver
0.6
5.895

NBC
Blindspot
0.4
2.500

The CW
Dynasty
0.2
0.562
9:00 PM
CBS
Hawaii Five-0
0.7
6.972

ABC
Child Support
0.5
2.364

NBC
Midnight, Texas
0.4
1.935

The CW
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
0.1
0.411
10:00 PM
CBS
Blue Bloods
0.7
7.896

NBC
Dateline
0.5
2.765

ABC
20|20
0.5
2.401

Average Rating: 0.74
Average Viewership: 4.234


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.