Monday, August 19, 2019

UPDATED Friday Ratings - 'American Ninja Warrior' Rerun Leads Repeat-Filled Night; 'What Would You Do?' Remains Steady

On August 16, 2019, NBC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.57 rating - followed by ABC (0.42), FOX (0.35), CBS (0.33) and The CW (0.23).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 3.424 million viewers - followed by NBC (3.054), ABC (2.594), FOX (1.362) and The CW (1.181).

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


UPDATE - What Would You Do? and the repeats of American Ninja Warrior, American Housewife, Fresh Off the Boat, BH90210, MasterChef, Masters of Illusion, The Big Stage and Hypnotize Me were adjusted down.

NBC (0.57 Rating, 3.054 Million Viewers)
        AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR (0.4) REPEAT
        DATELINE (0.5) REPEAT

ABC (0.42 Rating, 2.594 Million Viewers)
        AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE (0.3) REPEAT
        FRESH OFF THE BOAT (0.2) REPEAT
        WHAT WOULD YOU DO? (0.4, -0.1)
        20/20 (0.4) REPEAT

FOX (0.35 Rating, 1.362 Million Viewers)
        BH90210 (0.2) REPEAT
        MASTERCHEF (0.2) REPEAT

CBS (0.33 Rating, 3.424 Million Viewers)
        HAWAII FIVE-0 (0.3) REPEAT
        MAGNUM P.I. (0.3) REPEAT
        BLUE BLOODS (0.4) REPEAT

THE CW (0.23 Rating, 1.181 Million Viewers)
        MASTERS OF ILLUSION (0.1) REPEAT
        THE BIG STAGE (0.1) REPEAT
        HYPNOTIZE ME (0.1) REPEAT


                                            The Final Ratings for Friday, August 16 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
NBC
American Ninja Warrior (8-10) - R
0.4
1.920

CBS
Hawaii Five-0 - R
0.3
2.988

ABC
American Housewife - R
0.3
1.938

FOX
BH90210 - R
0.2
0.853

The CW
Masters of Illusion - R
0.1
0.725
8:30 PM
ABC
Fresh Off the Boat - R
0.2
1.393

The CW
The Big Stage - R
0.1
0.572
9:00 PM
ABC
What Would You Do?
0.4
2.286

CBS
Magnum P.I. - R
0.3
3.032

FOX
MasterChef - R
0.2
0.870

The CW
Hypnotize Me - R
0.1
0.475
10:00 PM
NBC
Dateline - R
0.5
2.731

CBS
Blue Bloods - R
0.4
3.616

ABC
20/20 - R
0.4
2.552

Average Rating: 0.28
Average Viewership: 1.854


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.