Tuesday, September 3, 2019

UPDATED Friday Ratings - NBC Tops Night with 'American Ninja Warrior' and 'Dateline' Repeats; 'Masters of Illusion' Steady

On August 30, 2019, NBC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.50 rating - followed by ABC (0.40), CBS (0.30), FOX (0.30) and The CW (0.10).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 3.563 million viewers - followed by NBC (2.444), ABC (2.4423), FOX (1.043) and The CW (0.492).

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


UPDATE - Masters of Illusion was adjusted down.

NBC (0.50 Rating, 2.444 Million Viewers)
        AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR (0.5) REPEAT
        DATELINE (0.5) REPEAT

ABC (0.40 Rating, 2.423 Million Viewers)
        AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE (0.3) REPEAT
        FRESH OFF THE BOAT (0.3) REPEAT
        WHAT WOULD YOU DO? (0.4, +0.0)
        20/20 (0.5) REPEAT

CBS (0.30 Rating, 3.563 Million Viewers)
        HAWAII FIVE-0 (0.3) REPEAT
        MAGNUM P.I. (0.3) REPEAT
        BLUE BLOODS (0.3) REPEAT

FOX (0.30 Rating, 1.043 Million Viewers)
        BH90210 (0.3) REPEAT
        MASTERCHEF (0.3) REPEAT

THE CW (0.10 Rating, 0.492 Million Viewers)
        MASTERS OF ILLUSION (0.1, +0.0)
        THE BIG STAGE (0.1, +0.0)
        HYPNOTIZE ME (0.1) REPEAT


                                            The Final Ratings for Friday, August 30 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
NBC
American Ninja Warrior (8-10) - R
0.5
2.353

CBS
Hawaii Five-0 - R
0.3
3.423

ABC
American Housewife - R
0.3
2.125

FOX
BH90210 - R
0.3
0.990

The CW
Masters of Illusion
0.1
0.695
8:30 PM
ABC
Fresh Off the Boat - R
0.3
1.653

The CW
The Big Stage
0.1
0.495
9:00 PM
ABC
What Would You Do?
0.4
2.582

CBS
Magnum P.I. - R
0.3
3.375

FOX
MasterChef - R
0.3
1.096

The CW
Hypnotize Me - R
0.1
0.389
10:00 PM
ABC
20/20 - R
0.5
2.797

NBC
Dateline - R
0.5
2.627

CBS
Blue Bloods - R
0.3
3.891

Average Rating: 0.31
Average Viewership: 2.035


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.