Friday, August 16, 2019

UPDATED Thursday Ratings - 'Elementary' Series Finale Holds Steady; 'Big Brother,' 'Spin the Wheel' and 'Reef Break' Rise

On August 15, 2019, NBC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.73 rating - followed by CBS (0.70), FOX (0.70), ABC (0.37) and The CW (0.20).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 3.865 million viewers - followed by NBC (3.736), FOX (3.022), ABC (2.312) and The CW (0.804).

NBC aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - Big Brother, MasterChef, Spin the Wheel, Reef Break, The Outpost, Two Sentence Horror Stories and the repeats of The Wall, Ellen's Game of Games, Law & Order: SVU, The Big Bang Theory and Young Sheldon were adjusted down.

NBC (0.73 Rating, 3.736 Million Viewers)
        THE WALL (0.5) REPEAT
        ELLEN'S GAME OF GAMES (0.5) REPEAT
        LAW & ORDER: SVU (0.4) REPEAT

CBS (0.70 Rating, 3.865 Million Viewers)
        THE BIG BANG THEORY (0.5) REPEAT
        YOUNG SHELDON (0.5) REPEAT
        BIG BROTHER (1.0, +0.0)
        ELEMENTARY (0.4, +0.0) SERIES FINALE

FOX (0.70 Rating, 3.022 Million Viewers)
        MASTERCHEF (0.7, +0.0)
        SPIN THE WHEEL (0.5, +0.0)

ABC (0.37 Rating, 2.312 Million Viewers)
        HOLEY MOLEY (0.5, +0.0)
        FAMILY FOOD FIGHT (0.3, +0.0) SEASON FINALE
        REEF BREAK (0.2, +0.0)

THE CW (0.20 Rating, 0.804 Million Viewers)
        THE OUTPOST (0.1, +0.0)
        TWO SENTENCE HORROR STORIES (0.1, +0.0)
        TWO SENTENCE HORROR STORIES (0.1, +0.0)


                                            The Final Ratings for Thursday, August 15 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
FOX
MasterChef
0.7
2.999

CBS
The Big Bang Theory - R
0.5
3.749

NBC
The Wall - R
0.5
2.898

ABC
Holey Moley
0.5
2.387

The CW
The Outpost
0.1
0.599
8:30 PM
CBS
Young Sheldon - R
0.5
3.603
9:00 PM
CBS
Big Brother
1.0
4.178

NBC
Ellen’s Game of Games - R
0.5
2.484

FOX
Spin the Wheel
0.5
2.066

ABC
Family Food Fight
0.3
1.582

The CW
Two Sentence Horror Stories
0.1
0.477
9:30 PM
The CW
Two Sentence Horror Stories
0.1
0.473
10:00 PM
NBC
Law & Order: SVU - R
0.4
2.410

CBS
Elementary
0.4
2.823

ABC
Reef Break
0.2
1.767

Average Rating: 0.42
Average Viewership: 2.300


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.