Friday, August 23, 2019

UPDATED Thursday Ratings - 'Holey Moley' Finale, 'Reef Break,' 'Big Brother' Rise; 'The Outpost' Steady

On August 22, 2019, FOX won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.90 rating - followed by CBS (0.73), NBC (0.47), ABC (0.47) and The CW (0.10).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 3.562 million viewers - followed by FOX (3.323), NBC (2.513), ABC (2.221) and The CW (0.534).

NBC aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - The entire lineups on ABC, CBS, NBC and The CW were adjusted down.

FOX (0.90 Rating, 3.323 Million Viewers)
        NFL PRESEASON (0.9)

CBS (0.73 Rating, 3.562 Million Viewers)
        THE BIG BANG THEORY (0.6) REPEAT
        YOUNG SHELDON (0.6) REPEAT
        BIG BROTHER (1.2, +0.2)
        FBI (0.4) REPEAT

NBC (0.47 Rating, 2.513 Million Viewers)
        THE WALL (0.5) REPEAT
        ELLEN'S GAME OF GAMES (0.5) REPEAT
        LAW & ORDER: SVU (0.4) REPEAT

ABC (0.47 Rating, 2.221 Million Viewers)
        HOLEY MOLEY (0.6, +0.1)
        HOLEY MOLEY (0.5, +0.0) SEASON FINALE
        REEF BREAK (0.3, +0.1)

THE CW (0.10 Rating, 0.534 Million Viewers)
        THE OUTPOST (0.1, +0.0)
        TWO SENTENCE HORROR STORIES (0.1, +0.0)
        TWO SENTENCE HORROR STORIES (0.1) REPEAT


                                            The Final Ratings for Thursday, August 22 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
FOX
NFL Preseason (8-11)
0.9
3.323

CBS
The Big Bang Theory - R
0.6
3.941

ABC
Holey Moley
0.6
2.647

NBC
The Wall - R
0.5
2.695

The CW
The Outpost
0.1
0.648
8:30 PM
CBS
Young Sheldon - R
0.6
3.828
9:00 PM
CBS
Big Brother
1.2
4.360

NBC
Ellen’s Game of Games - R
0.5
2.433

ABC
Holey Moley
0.5
2.063

The CW
Two Sentence Horror Stories
0.1
0.448
9:30 PM
The CW
Two Sentence Horror Stories - R
0.1
0.390
10:00 PM
CBS
FBI - R
0.4
2.441

NBC
Law & Order: SVU - R
0.4
2.411

ABC
Reef Break
0.3
1.953

Average Rating: 0.49
Average Viewership: 2.399


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.