Friday, December 28, 2018

UPDATED Tuesday Ratings - 'NBA Basketball' Easily Leads Primetime for ABC on Christmas Day

On December 25, 2018, ABC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.90 rating - followed by NBC (0.83), CBS (0.37), FOX (0.25) and The CW (0.23).

Furthermore, ABC won in total viewers with 5.872 million viewers - followed by CBS (3.593), NBC (3.142), FOX (1.220) and The CW (0.786).

CBS, NBC, FOX and The CW aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - NBA Basketball was adjusted up. The repeat of Black-ish was adjusted down.

ABC (1.90 Rating, 5.872 Million Viewers)
        NBA BASKETBALL (2.7)
        BLACK-ISH (0.9) REPEAT

NBC (0.83 Rating, 3.142 Million Viewers)
        DR. SEUSS' HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS (0.7) REPEAT
        HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS (0.9) REPEAT

CBS (0.37 Rating, 3.593 Million Viewers)
        NCIS (0.4) REPEAT
        GOD FRIENDED ME (0.3) REPEAT
        FBI (0.4) REPEAT

FOX (0.25 Rating, 1.220 Million Viewers)
        LETHAL WEAPON (0.3) REPEAT
        THE GIFTED (0.2) REPEAT

THE CW (0.23 Rating, 0.786 Million Viewers)
        IHEARTRADIO JINGLE BALL 2018 (0.2) REPEAT
        WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY? (0.2) REPEAT


                                         The Final Ratings for Tuesday, December 25 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
ABC
NBA Basketball (8-10:30)
2.7
7.974

NBC
Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas - R
0.7
3.002

CBS
NCIS - R
0.4
4.454

FOX
Lethal Weapon - R
0.3
1.449

The CW
iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2018 (8-9:30) - R
0.2
0.832
8:30 PM
NBC
How the Grinch Stole Christmas (8:30-11) - R
0.9
3.159
9:00 PM
CBS
God Friended Me - R
0.3
3.048

FOX
The Gifted - R
0.2
0.922
9:30 PM
The CW
Whose Line Is It Anyway? - R
0.2
0.580
10:00 PM
CBS
FBI - R
0.4
3.347
10:30 PM
ABC
Black-ish - R
0.9
3.021

Average Rating: 0.65
Average Viewership: 2.890


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.