Wednesday, December 26, 2018

UPDATED Friday Ratings - 'Dynasty' and 'Dateline' Drop; 'Midnight, Texas' and '20/20' Hold Steady

On December 21, 2018, ABC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.57 rating - followed by CBS (0.47), FOX (0.45), NBC (0.43) and The CW (0.10).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 4.261 million viewers - followed by NBC (2.803), ABC (2.787), FOX (2.227) and The CW (0.702).

FOX aired all repeats for the evening.


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

ABC (0.57 Rating, 2.787 Million Viewers)
        I WANT A DOG FOR CHRISTMAS, CHARLIE BROWN (0.7) REPEAT
        THE GREAT CHRISTMAS LIGHT FIGHT (0.5) REPEAT
        20/20 (0.5, +0.0)

CBS (0.47 Rating, 4.261 Million Viewers)
        A HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS (0.5)
        HAWAII FIVE-0 (0.4) REPEAT
        BLUE BLOODS (0.5) REPEAT

FOX (0.45 Rating, 2.227 Million Viewers)
        LAST MAN STANDING (0.5) REPEAT
        THE COOL KIDS (0.5) REPEAT
        HELL'S KITCHEN (0.4) REPEAT

NBC (0.43 Rating, 2.803 Million Viewers)
        MIDNIGHT, TEXAS (0.4, +0.0)
        AMERICA'S GOT TALENT (0.4) REPEAT
        DATELINE (0.5, -0.3)

THE CW (0.10 Rating, 0.702 Million Viewers)
        DYNASTY (0.1, -0.1)
        PENN & TELLER: FOOL US (0.1) REPEAT


                                        The Final Ratings for Friday, December 21 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
ABC
I Want a Dog for Christmas, Charlie Brown - R
0.7
3.425

CBS
A Home for the Holidays
0.5
3.438

FOX
Last Man Standing - R
0.5
3.307

NBC
Midnight, Texas
0.4
2.572

The CW
Dynasty
0.1
0.627
8:30 PM
FOX
The Cool Kids - R
0.5
2.724
9:00 PM
ABC
The Great Christmas Light Fight - R
0.5
2.381

CBS
Hawaii Five-0 - R
0.4
4.153

NBC
America’s Got Talent - R
0.4
2.763

FOX
Hell’s Kitchen - R
0.4
1.412

The CW
Penn & Teller: Fool Us - R
0.1
0.699
10:00 PM
CBS
Blue Bloods - R
0.5
5.185

NBC
Dateline
0.5
3.082

ABC
20|20
0.5
2.522

Average Rating: 0.43
Average Viewership: 2.735


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.