Tuesday, November 27, 2018

UPDATED Friday Ratings - 'College Football' Propels FOX to Primetime Victory; 'Dateline' and '20/20' Hold Steady

On November 23, 2018, FOX won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.73 rating - followed by NBC (0.58), CBS (0.52), ABC (0.50) and The CW (0.25).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 3.344 million viewers - followed by FOX (3.216), NBC (2.915), ABC (2.499) and The CW (1.106).

CBS and The CW aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - College Football was adjusted up. The repeat of Trolls Holiday was adjusted down.

FOX (0.73 Rating, 3.216 Million Viewers)
        COLLEGE FOOTBALL (0.9)

NBC (0.58 Rating, 2.915 Million Viewers)
        DR. SEUSS' HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS (0.9) REPEAT
        DREAMWORKS TROLLS HOLIDAY (0.6) REPEAT
        THE WALL (0.4) REPEAT
        DATELINE (0.5, +0.0)

CBS (0.52 Rating, 3.344 Million Viewers)
        FROSTY THE SNOWMAN (0.7) REPEAT
        FROSTY RETURNS (0.6) REPEAT
        MAGNUM P.I. (0.4) REPEAT
        HAWAII FIVE-0 (0.5) REPEAT

ABC (0.50 Rating, 2.499 Million Viewers)
        SANTA CLAUS IS COMING TO TOWN (0.6) REPEAT
        CHILD SUPPORT (0.4, +0.0)
        20/20 (0.5, +0.0)

THE CW (0.25 Rating, 1.106 Million Viewers)
        PENN & TELLER: FOOL US (0.2) REPEAT
        GRANDMA GOT RUN OVER BY A REINDEER (0.3) REPEAT


                                          The Final Ratings for Friday, November 23 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
NBC
How the Grinch Stole Christmas - R
0.9
4.190

FOX
College Football (8-11)
0.9
4.082

CBS
Frosty the Snowman - R
0.7
3.509

ABC
Santa Claus Is Coming to Town - R
0.6
2.634

The CW
Penn & Teller: Fool Us - R
0.2
1.051
8:30 PM
NBC
DreamWorks Trolls Holiday - R
0.6
2.540

CBS
Frosty Returns - R
0.6
2.777
9:00 PM
CBS
Magnum P.I. - R
0.4
3.170

ABC
Child Support
0.4
2.064

NBC
The Wall - R
0.4
1.832

The CW
Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer - R
0.3
0.960
10:00 PM
CBS
Hawaii Five-0 - R
0.5
3.685

NBC
Dateline
0.5
3.138

ABC
20|20
0.5
2.797

Average Rating: 0.54
Average Viewership: 2.745


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.