Tuesday, August 20, 2019

UPDATED Sunday Ratings - FOX Tops Night with 'NFL Preseason'; 'Big Brother' and 'Instinct' Rise; 'Celebrity Family Feud' Steady

On August 18, 2019, FOX won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.00 rating - followed by CBS (0.75), ABC (0.63), NBC (0.38) and The CW (0.10).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 4.666 million viewers - followed by ABC (4.271), FOX (3.903), NBC (2.280) and The CW (0.772).

NBC and The CW aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATED - NFL Preseason was adjusted up. Instinct and the repeats of Last Man Standing were adjusted down.

FOX (1.00 Rating, 3.903 Million Viewers)
        LAST MAN STANDING (0.3) REPEAT
        LAST MAN STANDING (0.3) REPEAT
        NFL PRESEASON (1.4)

CBS (0.75 Rating, 4.666 Million Viewers)
        60 MINUTES (0.9) REPEAT
        BIG BROTHER (1.3, +0.1)
        INSTINCT (0.4, +0.0)
        INSTINCT (0.3, +0.0)

ABC (0.63 Rating, 4.271 Million Viewers)
        AMERICA'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS (0.6) REPEAT
        CELEBRITY FAMILY FEUD (0.8, +0.0)
        THE $100,000 PYRAMID (0.6, -0.1)
        TO TELL THE TRUTH (0.5, -0.1)

NBC (0.38 Rating, 2.280 Million Viewers)
        AMERICA'S GOT TALENT (0.4) REPEAT
        AMERICA'S GOT TALENT (0.4) REPEAT
        BRING THE FUNNY (0.3) REPEAT

THE CW (0.10 Rating, 0.772 Million Viewers)
        PENN & TELLER: FOOL US (0.1) REPEAT
        MASTERS OF ILLUSION (0.1) REPEAT
        MASTERS OF ILLUSION (0.1) REPEAT


                                            The Final Ratings for Sunday, August 18 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
7:00 PM
CBS
60 Minutes - R
0.9
7.107

ABC
America's Funniest Home Videos - R
0.6
4.370

NBC
America’s Got Talent (7-9) - R
0.4
2.513

FOX
Last Man Standing - R
0.3
1.267
7:30 PM
FOX
Last Man Standing - R
0.3
1.384
8:00 PM
FOX
NFL Preseason (8-11)
1.4
5.302

CBS
Big Brother
1.3
4.718

ABC
Celebrity Family Feud
0.8
5.064

The CW
Penn & Teller: Fool Us - R
0.1
0.828
9:00 PM
ABC
The $100,000 Pyramid
0.6
4.415

CBS
Instinct
0.4
3.472

NBC
America’s Got Talent - R
0.4
2.602

The CW
Masters of Illusion - R
0.1
0.742
9:30 PM
The CW
Masters of Illusion - R
0.1
0.742
10:00 PM
ABC
To Tell the Truth
0.5
3.318

CBS
Instinct
0.3
3.087

NBC
Bring the Funny - R
0.3
1.465

Average Rating: 0.52
Average Viewership: 3.082


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.