Monday, March 11, 2019

UPDATED Friday Ratings - Gayle King Interview Leads Night; 'Last Man Standing,' 'Fresh Off the Boat' and 'Blindspot' Steady

On March 8, 2019, CBS won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.00 rating - followed by FOX (0.63), ABC (0.60), NBC (0.53) and The CW (0.20).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 7.359 million viewers - followed by ABC (3.573), NBC (3.403), FOX (3.271) and The CW (0.916).

The CW aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - 20/20 was adjusted down.

CBS (1.00 Rating, 7.359 Million Viewers)
        CBS NEWS: THE GAYLE KING INTERVIEW OF R. KELLY (1.2)
        HAWAII FIVE-0 (0.9, +0.1)
        BLUE BLOODS (0.9, +0.1)

FOX (0.63 Rating, 3.271 Million Viewers)
        LAST MAN STANDING (1.0, +0.0)
        THE COOL KIDS (0.7, +0.0)
        PROVEN INNOCENT (0.4, -0.1)

ABC (0.60 Rating, 3.573 Million Viewers)
        FRESH OFF THE BOAT (0.6, +0.0)
        SPEECHLESS (0.4, +0.0)
        20/20 (0.6, -0.2)

NBC (0.53 Rating, 3.403 Million Viewers)
        BLINDSPOT (0.5, +0.0)
        THE BLACKLIST (0.5, -0.1)
        DATELINE (0.6, +0.0)

THE CW (0.20 Rating, 0.916 Million Viewers)
        WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY? (0.2) REPEAT
        WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY? (0.2) REPEAT
        PENN & TELLER: FOOL US (0.2) REPEAT


                                             The Final Ratings for Friday, March 8 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
CBS
CBS News: The Gayle King Interview of R. Kelly
1.2
6.558

FOX
Last Man Standing
1.0
5.329

ABC
Fresh Off the Boat
0.6
3.000

NBC
Blindspot
0.5
3.156

The CW
Whose Line Is It Anyway? - R
0.2
0.889
8:30 PM
FOX
The Cool Kids
0.7
3.846

ABC
Speechless
0.4
2.122

The CW
Whose Line Is It Anyway? - R
0.2
0.841
9:00 PM
CBS
Hawaii Five-0
0.9
7.266

ABC
20|20 (9-11)
0.6
3.880

NBC
The Blacklist
0.5
3.818

FOX
Proven Innocent
0.4
1.897

The CW
Penn & Teller: Fool Us - R
0.2
0.876
10:00 PM
CBS
Blue Bloods
0.9
8.264

NBC
Dateline
0.6
3.263

Average Rating: 0.59
Average Viewership: 3.667


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.