Tuesday, August 6, 2019

UPDATED Sunday Ratings - Steady 'CMA Fest' Leads for ABC; 'Big Brother' Rises; 'Instinct' and 'The Good Fight' Remain Flat

On August 4, 2019, ABC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.78 rating - followed by CBS (0.53), NBC (0.40), FOX (0.27) and The CW (0.15).

Furthermore, ABC won in total viewers with 4.598 million viewers - followed by CBS (4.114), NBC (2.299), FOX (0.924) and The CW (0.472).

NBC and The CW aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - The repeat of Penn & Teller: Fool Us was adjusted down.

ABC (0.78 Rating, 4.598 Million Viewers)
        AMERICA'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS (0.7) REPEAT
        CMA FEST (0.8)

CBS (0.53 Rating, 4.114 Million Viewers)
        60 MINUTES (0.5, -0.1)
        BIG BROTHER (1.1, +0.1)
        INSTINCT (0.3, +0.0)
        THE GOOD FIGHT (0.2, +0.0) SEASON FINALE

NBC (0.40 Rating, 2.299 Million Viewers)
        HOLLYWOOD GAME NIGHT (0.2) REPEAT
        AMERICA'S GOT TALENT (0.5) REPEAT
        BRING THE FUNNY (0.4) REPEAT

FOX (0.27 Rating, 0.924 Million Viewers)
        LAST MAN STANDING (0.2) REPEAT
        LAST MAN STANDING (0.2) REPEAT
        THE SIMPSONS (0.3) REPEAT
        BOB'S BURGERS (0.3) REPEAT
        FAMILY GUY (0.4) REPEAT
        WHAT JUST HAPPENED??! WITH FRED SAVAGE (0.2, +0.0)

THE CW (0.15 Rating, 0.472 Million Viewers)
        PENN & TELLER: FOOL US (0.1) REPEAT
        PANDORA (0.1) REPEAT


                                             The Final Ratings for Sunday, August 4 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
7:00 PM
ABC
America's Funniest Home Videos - R
0.7
4.367

CBS
60 Minutes
0.5
6.492

NBC
Hollywood Game Night - R
0.2
1.487

FOX
Last Man Standing - R
0.2
0.815
7:30 PM
FOX
Last Man Standing - R
0.2
0.971
8:00 PM
CBS
Big Brother
1.1
4.134

ABC
CMA Fest (8-11)
0.8
4.678

NBC
America’s Got Talent (8-10) - R
0.5
2.965

FOX
The Simpsons - R
0.3
0.979

The CW
Penn & Teller: Fool Us - R
0.1
0.667
8:30 PM
FOX
Bob’s Burgers - R
0.3
0.912
9:00 PM
FOX
Family Guy - R
0.4
1.150

CBS
Instinct
0.3
3.110

The CW
Pandora - R
0.1
0.223
9:30 PM
FOX
What Just Happened??! with Fred Savage
0.2
0.682
10:00 PM
NBC
Bring the Funny - R
0.4
1.745

CBS
The Good Fight
0.2
2.679

Average Rating: 0.38
Average Viewership: 2.239


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.