Tuesday, November 27, 2018

UPDATED Thursday Ratings - 'NFL Football' Dominates Night for NBC; 'MasterChef' Special Also Does Well; 'Murphy Brown' Dips

On November 22, 2018, NBC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 5.50 rating - followed by FOX (1.90), CBS (0.73), ABC (0.33) and The CW (0.10).

Furthermore, NBC won in total viewers with 18.341 million viewers - followed by FOX (6.000), CBS (4.698), ABC (2.584) and The CW (0.632).

The CW aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - NFL Football was adjusted up. MasterChef: Celebrity Showdown was adjusted down.

NBC (5.50 Rating, 18.341 Million Viewers)
        NFL FOOTBALL (6.6)

FOX (1.90 Rating, 6.000 Million Viewers)
        MASTERCHEF: CELEBRITY SHOWDOWN (1.7)

CBS (0.73 Rating, 4.698 Million Viewers)
        THE BIG BANG THEORY (0.8) REPEAT
        YOUNG SHELDON (0.9) REPEAT
        THE BIG BANG THEORY (0.9) REPEAT
        MURPHY BROWN (0.8, -0.1)
        S.W.A.T. (0.5) REPEAT

ABC (0.33 Rating, 2.584 Million Viewers)
        20/20 (0.4)
        MEGHAN'S NEW LIFE: THE REAL PRINCESS DIARIES (0.3)
        I'M COMING HOME (0.3)

THE CW (0.10 Rating, 0.632 Million Viewers)
        IHEARTRADIO MUSIC FESTIVAL, NIGHT 2 (0.1) REPEAT


                                        The Final Ratings for Thursday, November 22 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
NBC
NFL Football (8-11)
6.6
21.727

FOX
MasterChef: Celebrity Showdown (8-10)
1.7
5.307

CBS
The Big Bang Theory - R
0.8
5.624

ABC
20|20
0.4
3.057

The CW
iHeartRadio Music Festival, Night 2 (8-10) - R
0.1
0.619
8:30 PM
CBS
Young Sheldon - R
0.9
5.520
9:00 PM
CBS
The Big Bang Theory - R
0.9
5.356

ABC
Meghan’s New Life: The Real Princess Diaries
0.3
2.643
9:30 PM
CBS
Murphy Brown
0.8
4.752
10:00 PM
CBS
S.W.A.T. - R
0.5
3.447

ABC
I’m Coming Home
0.3
2.035

Average Rating: 1.21
Average Viewership: 5.462


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.