Thursday, July 18, 2019

UPDATED Wednesday Ratings - 'MasterChef' and 'First Responders Live' Rise; 'Big Brother,' 'Press Your Luck' and 'Card Sharks' Dip

On July 17, 2019, FOX won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.70 rating - followed by CBS (0.67), ABC (0.60), NBC (0.47) and The CW (0.20).

Furthermore, ABC won in total viewers with 3.410 million viewers - followed by CBS (2.996), FOX (2.673), NBC (2.579) and The CW (0.741).




UPDATE - The repeat of Songland was adjusted up. First Responders Live and Love Island were adjusted down.

FOX (0.70 Rating, 2.673 Million Viewers)
        MASTERCHEF (0.8, +0.1)
        FIRST RESPONDERS LIVE (0.5, +0.0)

CBS (0.67 Rating, 2.996 Million Viewers)
        LOVE ISLAND (0.5, -0.1)
        BIG BROTHER (1.0, -0.1)
        S.W.A.T (0.4) REPEAT

ABC (0.60 Rating, 3.410 Million Viewers)
        PRESS YOUR LUCK (0.7, -0.1)
        CARD SHARKS (0.5, -0.1)
        MATCH GAME (0.6, +0.0)

NBC (0.47 Rating, 2.579 Million Viewers)
        ELLEN'S GAME OF GAMES (0.6) REPEAT
        SONGLAND (0.5) REPEAT
        THE INBETWEEN (0.4, +0.0)

THE CW (0.20 Rating, 0.741 Million Viewers)
        PENN & TELLER: FOOL US (0.2) REPEAT
        JANE THE VIRGIN (0.2, +0.0)


                                            The Final Ratings for Wednesday, July 17 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
FOX
MasterChef
0.8
3.090

ABC
Press Your Luck
0.7
3.901

NBC
Ellen’s Game of Games - R
0.6
3.222

CBS
Love Island
0.5
2.402

The CW
Penn & Teller: Fool Us - R
0.2
0.831
9:00 PM
CBS
Big Brother
1.0
3.996

ABC
Card Sharks
0.5
3.145

FOX
First Responders Live
0.5
2.252

NBC
Songland - R
0.5
2.065

The CW
Jane the Virgin
0.2
0.596
10:00 PM
ABC
Match Game
0.6
3.099

CBS
S.W.A.T. - R
0.4
2.455

NBC
The InBetween
0.4
2.300

Average Rating: 0.53
Average Viewership: 2.566


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.