Monday, April 22, 2019

UPDATED Friday Ratings - 'NBA Basketball' Propels ABC to Nightly Win; 'Last Man Standing' and 'The Cool Kids' Dip

On April 19, 2019, ABC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.68 rating - followed by NBC (0.57), FOX (0.55), CBS (0.43) and The CW (0.25).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 4.570 million viewers - followed by NBC (3.703), FOX (3.054), ABC (2.652) and The CW (1.037).




UPDATE - NBA Basketball and Last Man Standing were adjusted up. The repeats of Whose Line Is It Anyway? were adjusted down.

ABC (0.68 Rating, 2.652 Million Viewers)
        NBA COUNTDOWN (0.4)
        NBA BASKETBALL (0.8)

NBC (0.57 Rating, 3.703 Million Viewers)
        BLINDSPOT (0.4, +0.0)
        THE BLACKLIST (0.6, +0.1)
        DATELINE (0.7, +0.1)

FOX (0.55 Rating, 3.054 Million Viewers)
        LAST MAN STANDING (0.9, +0.0)
        THE COOL KIDS (0.6, -0.1)
        PROVEN INNOCENT (0.4, +0.0)

CBS (0.43 Rating, 4.570 Million Viewers)
        I LOVE LUCY FUNNY MONEY SPECIAL (0.5)
        HAWAII FIVE-0 (0.4) REPEAT
        BLUE BLOODS (0.4) REPEAT

THE CW (0.25 Rating, 1.037 Million Viewers)
        DYNASTY (0.2, +0.1)
        WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY? (0.2) REPEAT
        WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY? (0.2) REPEAT


                                              The Final Ratings for Friday, April 19 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
FOX
Last Man Standing
0.9
4.823

CBS
I Love Lucy Funny Money Special
0.5
4.386

NBC
Blindspot
0.4
2.968

ABC
NBA Countdown
0.4
2.188

The CW
Dynasty
0.2
0.545
8:30 PM
ABC
NBA Basketball (8:30-11)
0.8
2.717

FOX
The Cool Kids
0.6
3.556
9:00 PM
NBC
The Blacklist
0.6
4.038

CBS
Hawaii Five-0 - R
0.4
3.984

FOX
Proven Innocent
0.4
1.896

The CW
Whose Line Is It Anyway? - R
0.2
0.507
9:30 PM
The CW
Whose Line Is It Anyway? - R
0.2
0.598
10:00 PM
NBC
Dateline
0.7
4.053

CBS
Blue Bloods - R
0.4
5.280

Average Rating: 0.48
Average Viewership: 2.967


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.