Friday, September 13, 2019

UPDATED Thursday Ratings - 'Democratic Debate' on ABC Watched by 12.9 Million Viewers; 'Big Brother' Also Ticks Up

On September 12, 2019, ABC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 2.10 rating - followed by CBS (0.70), FOX (0.40), NBC (0.33) and The CW (0.10).

Furthermore, ABC won in total viewers with 12.931 million viewers - followed by CBS (3.845), FOX (1.750), NBC (1.563) and The CW (0.564).

NBC aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - Democratic Debate and Big Brother were adjusted up. MLB Baseball, The Outpost and the repeat of FBI were adjusted down.

ABC (2.10 Rating, 12.931 Million Viewers)
        ABC NEWS DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATES DEBATE (2.1)

CBS (0.70 Rating, 3.845 Million Viewers)
        YOUNG SHELDON (0.6) REPEAT
        YOUNG SHELDON (0.6) REPEAT
        BIG BROTHER (1.2, +0.2)
        FBI (0.3) REPEAT

FOX (0.40 Rating, 1.750 Million Viewers)
        MLB BASEBALL (0.4)

NBC (0.33 Rating, 1.563 Million Viewers)
        SUPERSTORE (0.4) REPEAT
        SUPERSTORE (0.3) REPEAT
        THE GOOD PLACE (0.3) REPEAT
        THE GOOD PLACE (0.2) REPEAT
        LAW & ORDER: SVU (0.4) REPEAT

THE CW (0.10 Rating, 0.564 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, September 12 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
ABC
ABC News Democratic Candidates Debate (8-11)
2.1
12.931

CBS
Young Sheldon - R
0.6
4.501

FOX
MLB Baseball (8-10)
0.4
1.750

NBC
Superstore - R
0.4
1.947

The CW
The Outpost
0.1
0.634
8:30 PM
CBS
Young Sheldon - R
0.6
4.208

NBC
Superstore - R
0.3
1.466
9:00 PM
CBS
Big Brother
1.2
4.558

NBC
The Good Place - R
0.3
1.288

The CW
Two Sentence Horror Stories
0.1
0.550
9:30 PM
NBC
The Good Place - R
0.2
1.079

The CW
Two Sentence Horror Stories - R
0.1
0.439
10:00 PM
NBC
Law & Order: SVU - R
0.4
1.799

CBS
FBI - R
0.3
2.621

Average Rating: 0.51
Average Viewership: 2.841


NOTE: For the 2019-20 broadcast season, Nielsen has determined that there are 120.6 million TV households in the United States - with 307.3 million people ages 2 and up. 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.