Friday, January 4, 2019

UPDATED Wednesday Ratings - 'The Masked Singer' Has Strong Launch for FOX; 'SEAL Team' and 'Criminal Minds' Dip

On January 2, 2019, FOX won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 2.05 rating - followed by CBS (0.85), NBC (0.57), ABC (0.57) and The CW (0.15).

Furthermore, FOX won in total viewers with 6.676 million viewers - followed by CBS (5.890), NBC (3.873), ABC (2.489) and The CW (0.514).

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


UPDATE - The Masked Singer was adjusted up. SEAL Team and the repeat of Young Sheldon were adjusted down.

FOX (2.05 Rating, 6.676 Million Viewers)
        24 HOURS TO HELL AND BACK (1.2) SEASON PREMIERE
        THE MASKED SINGER (3.0) SERIES PREMIERE

CBS (0.85 Rating, 5.890 Million Viewers)
        THE BIG BANG THEORY (1.0) REPEAT
        YOUNG SHELDON (0.8) REPEAT
        SEAL TEAM (0.8, -0.2)
        CRIMINAL MINDS (0.7, -0.1)

NBC (0.57 Rating, 3.873 Million Viewers)
        CHICAGO MED (0.6) REPEAT
        CHICAGO FIRE (0.6) REPEAT
        CHICAGO P.D. (0.5) REPEAT

ABC (0.57 Rating, 2.489 Million Viewers)
        THE GOLDBERGS (0.8) REPEAT
        AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE (0.6) REPEAT
        MODERN FAMILY (0.6) REPEAT
        SINGLE PARENTS (0.4) REPEAT
        MATCH GAME (0.5) REPEAT

THE CW (0.15 Rating, 0.514 Million Viewers)
        ALL AMERICAN (0.2) REPEAT
        ALL AMERICAN (0.1) REPEAT


                                        The Final Ratings for Wednesday, January 2 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
FOX
24 Hours to Hell and Back
1.2
4.119

CBS
The Big Bang Theory - R
1.0
6.862

ABC
The Goldbergs - R
0.8
3.590

NBC
Chicago Med - R
0.6
4.204

The CW
All American - R
0.2
0.584
8:30 PM
CBS
Young Sheldon - R
0.8
6.160

ABC
American Housewife - R
0.6
2.613
9:00 PM
FOX
The Masked Singer
3.0
9.361

CBS
SEAL Team
0.8
6.234

NBC
Chicago Fire - R
0.6
3.745

ABC
Modern Family - R
0.6
2.584

The CW
All American - R
0.1
0.399
9:30 PM
ABC
Single Parents - R
0.4
1.889
10:00 PM
CBS
Criminal Minds
0.7
4.913

NBC
Chicago P.D. - R
0.5
3.653

ABC
Match Game - R
0.5
2.155

Average Rating: 0.78
Average Viewership: 3.942


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.