Wednesday, September 18, 2019

UPDATED Tuesday Ratings - 'Bachelor in Paradise' Finale and 'America's Got Talent' Rise; 'Bring the Funny' Finale Dips

On September 17, 2019, ABC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.30 rating - followed by NBC (1.27), CBS (0.50), FOX (0.35) and The CW (0.10).

Furthermore, NBC won in total viewers with 7.696 million viewers - followed by CBS (4.795), ABC (4.381), FOX (1.521) and The CW (0.511).

CBS and FOX aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - Bring the Funny and Mysteries Decoded were adjusted down.

ABC (1.30 Rating, 4.381 Million Viewers)
        BACHELOR IN PARADISE (1.3, +0.2) SEASON FINALE

NBC (1.27 Rating, 7.696 Million Viewers)
        AMERICA'S GOT TALENT (1.6, +0.2)
        BRING THE FUNNY (0.6, -0.1) SEASON FINALE

CBS (0.50 Rating, 4.795 Million Viewers)
        NCIS (0.5) REPEAT
        FBI (0.5) REPEAT
        NCIS: NEW ORLEANS (0.5) REPEAT

FOX (0.35 Rating, 1.521 Million Viewers)
        THE RESIDENT (0.3) REPEAT
        9-1-1 (0.4) REPEAT

THE CW (0.10 Rating, 0.511 Million Viewers)
        PANDORA (0.1, -0.1)
        MYSTERIES DECODED (0.1, +0.0)


                                          The Final Ratings for Tuesday, September 17 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
NBC
America’s Got Talent (8-10)
1.6
9.875

ABC
Bachelor in Paradise (8-11)
1.3
4.381

CBS
NCIS - R
0.5
5.584

FOX
The Resident - R
0.3
1.385

The CW
Pandora
0.1
0.536
9:00 PM
CBS
FBI - R
0.5
4.656

FOX
9-1-1 - R
0.4
1.656

The CW
Mysteries Decoded
0.1
0.486
10:00 PM
NBC
Bring the Funny
0.6
3.337

CBS
NCIS: New Orleans - R
0.5
4.144

Average Rating: 0.59
Average Viewership: 3.604


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.