Monday, October 21, 2019

UPDATED Friday Ratings - 'WWE SmackDown' and 'Magnum P.I.' Drop; 'American Housewife' and 'Fresh Off the Boat' Rise

On October 18, 2019, FOX won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.70 rating - followed by CBS (0.57), NBC (0.47), ABC (0.45) and The CW (0.15).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 6.523 million viewers - followed by NBC (3.293), ABC (2.783), FOX (2.418) and The CW (0.572).




UPDATE - WWE SmackDown, Dateline and 20/20 were adjusted down.

FOX (0.70 Rating, 2.418 Million Viewers)
        WWE SMACKDOWN (0.7)

CBS (0.57 Rating, 6.523 Million Viewers)
        HAWAII FIVE-0 (0.6, -0.1)
        MAGNUM P.I. (0.5, -0.1)
        BLUE BLOODS (0.6, +0.0)

NBC (0.47 Rating, 3.293 Million Viewers)
        THE BLACKLIST (0.4, -0.1)
        DATELINE (0.5, -0.1)

ABC (0.45 Rating, 2.783 Million Viewers)
        AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE (0.6, +0.1)
        FRESH OFF THE BOAT (0.5, +0.2)
        20/20 (0.4, +0.0)

THE CW (0.15 Rating, 0.572 Million Viewers)
        CHARMED (0.2, +0.0)
        DYNASTY (0.1, +0.0)


                                            The Final Ratings for Friday, October 18 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
FOX
WWE SmackDown (8-10)
0.7
2.418

CBS
Hawaii Five-0
0.6
6.339

ABC
American Housewife
0.6
3.273

NBC
The Blacklist
0.4
3.574

The CW
Charmed
0.2
0.732
8:30 PM
ABC
Fresh Off the Boat
0.5
2.462
9:00 PM
CBS
Magnum P.I.
0.5
5.793

NBC
Dateline (9-11)
0.5
3.153

ABC
20/20 (9-11)
0.4
2.740

The CW
Dynasty
0.1
0.412
10:00 PM
CBS
Blue Bloods
0.6
7.436

Average Rating: 0.46
Average Viewership: 3.485


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.