Friday, August 30, 2019

UPDATED Thursday Ratings - 'Big Brother' Drops but Leads Night; 'Reef Break' and 'The Outpost' Steady

On August 29, 2019, CBS won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.53 rating - FOX (0.35), ABC (0.30), NBC (0.30) and The CW (0.10).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 2.700 million viewers - followed by ABC (1.793), NBC (1.666), FOX (1.295) and The CW (0.426.

NBC and FOX aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - Every show across all the broadcast networks was adjusted down.

CBS (0.53 Rating, 2.700 Million Viewers)
        THE BIG BANG THEORY (0.4) REPEAT
        YOUNG SHELDON (0.4) REPEAT
        BIG BROTHER (0.9, -0.3)
        FBI (0.3) REPEAT

FOX (0.35 Rating, 1.295 Million Viewers)
        MASTERCHEF (0.4) REPEAT
        SPIN THE WHEEL (0.3) REPEAT

ABC (0.30 Rating, 1.793 Million Viewers)
        HOLEY MOLEY (0.3) REPEAT
        REEF BREAK (0.4, +0.1)
        REEF BREAK (0.2, -0.1)

NBC (0.30 Rating, 1.666 Million Viewers)
        THE WALL (0.3) REPEAT
        HOLLYWOOD GAME NIGHT (0.3) REPEAT
        LAW & ORDER: SVU (0.3) REPEAT

THE CW (0.10 Rating, 0.426 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 29 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
CBS
The Big Bang Theory - R
0.4
2.702

FOX
MasterChef - R
0.4
1.363

NBC
The Wall - R
0.3
2.055

ABC
Holey Moley - R
0.3
1.577

The CW
The Outpost
0.1
0.478
8:30 PM
CBS
Young Sheldon - R
0.4
2.730
9:00 PM
CBS
Big Brother
0.9
3.451

ABC
Reef Break
0.4
2.143

NBC
Hollywood Game Night - R
0.3
1.343

FOX
Spin the Wheel - R
0.3
1.226

The CW
Two Sentence Horror Stories
0.1
0.417
9:30 PM
The CW
Two Sentence Horror Stories - R
0.1
0.329
10:00 PM
CBS
FBI - R
0.3
1.934

NBC
Law & Order: SVU - R
0.3
1.601

ABC
Reef Break
0.2
1.658

Average Rating: 0.32
Average Viewership: 1.667


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.