Monday, December 17, 2018

UPDATED Friday Ratings - 'Last Man Standing,' 'Speechless' and 'Child Support' Drop; 'Midnight, Texas' Steady

On December 14, 2018, FOX won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.80 rating - followed by NBC (0.67), CBS (0.53), ABC (0.43) and The CW (0.20).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 5.465 million viewers - followed by NBC (3.867), FOX (3.734), ABC (2.507) and The CW (1.021).



UPDATE - Fresh Off the Boat was adjusted down.

FOX (0.80 Rating, 3.734 Million Viewers)
        LAST MAN STANDING (1.0, -0.1)
        THE COOL KIDS (0.8, -0.1)
        HELL'S KITCHEN (0.7, -0.1)

NBC (0.67 Rating, 3.867 Million Viewers)
        MIDNIGHT, TEXAS (0.4, +0.0)
        DATELINE (0.8, +0.3)

CBS (0.53 Rating, 5.465 Million Viewers)
        I LOVE LUCY CHRISTMAS SPECIAL (0.6)
        THE DICK VAN DYKE SHOW - NOW IN LIVING COLOR (0.5)
        BLUE BLOODS (0.5) REPEAT

ABC (0.43 Rating, 2.507 Million Viewers)
        FRESH OFF THE BOAT (0.5, -0.1)
        SPEECHLESS (0.4, -0.1)
        CHILD SUPPORT (0.3, -0.2) SEASON FINALE
        20/20 (0.5, -0.2)

THE CW (0.20 Rating, 1.021 Million Viewers)
        THE 87TH ANNUAL HOLLYWOOD CHRISTMAS PARADE (0.2)


                                         The Final Ratings for Friday, December 14 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
FOX
Last Man Standing
1.0
5.436

CBS
I Love Lucy Christmas Special
0.6
5.864

ABC
Fresh Off the Boat
0.5
2.921

NBC
Midnight, Texas
0.4
2.415

The CW
The 87th Hollywood Christmas Parade (8-10)
0.2
0.991
8:30 PM
FOX
The Cool Kids
0.8
4.160

ABC
Speechless
0.4
2.077
9:00 PM
NBC
Dateline (9-11)
0.8
4.599

FOX
Hell’s Kitchen
0.7
2.661

CBS
The Dick Van Dyke Show Special
0.5
5.312

ABC
Child Support
0.3
1.938
10:00 PM
CBS
Blue Bloods - R
0.5
5.261

ABC
20|20
0.5
3.029

Average Rating: 0.55
Average Viewership: 3.590


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.