Thursday, May 2, 2019

UPDATED Wednesday Ratings - 'Billboard Music Awards' Tops Night for NBC; 'The Goldbergs' and 'Modern Family' Drop to Lows

On May 1, 2019, NBC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 2.07 rating - followed by CBS (1.00), FOX (1.00), ABC (0.75) and The CW (0.20).

Furthermore, NBC won in total viewers with 7.963 million viewers - followed by CBS (5.485), ABC (3.452), FOX (3.369) and The CW (0.659).




UPDATE - SEAL Team was adjusted down.

NBC (2.07 Rating, 7.963 Million Viewers)
        BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS (2.1)

CBS (1.00 Rating, 5.485 Million Viewers)
        SURVIVOR (1.4, -0.1)
        THE AMAZING RACE (0.9, -0.1)
        SEAL TEAM (0.6, -0.1)

FOX (1.00 Rating, 3.369 Million Viewers)
        EMPIRE (1.1, +0.0)
        STAR (0.9, +0.0)

ABC (0.75 Rating, 3.452 Million Viewers)
        THE GOLDBERGS (1.0, -0.1)
        SCHOOLED (0.8, -0.2)
        MODERN FAMILY (1.0, -0.2)
        SINGLE PARENTS (0.7, -0.1)
        WHISKEY CAVALIER (0.5, +0.1)

THE CW (0.20 Rating, 0.659 Million Viewers)
        RIVERDALE (0.2, +0.0)
        JANE THE VIRGIN (0.2, +0.0)


                                            The Final Ratings for Wednesday, May 1 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
NBC
Billboard Music Awards (8-11)
2.1
8.007

CBS
Survivor
1.4
7.335

FOX
Empire
1.1
3.731

ABC
The Goldbergs
1.0
4.499

The CW
Riverdale
0.2
0.702
8:30 PM
ABC
Schooled
0.8
3.665
9:00 PM
ABC
Modern Family
1.0
4.243

CBS
The Amazing Race
0.9
4.504

FOX
Star
0.9
2.942

The CW
Jane the Virgin
0.2
0.593
9:30 PM
ABC
Single Parents
0.7
2.882
10:00 PM
CBS
SEAL Team
0.6
4.683

ABC
Whiskey Cavalier
0.5
2.717

Average Rating: 0.88
Average Viewership: 3.885


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.