Monday, October 7, 2019

UPDATED Friday Ratings - 'WWE SmackDown' Easily Leads Night for FOX; 'American Housewife' Drops; 'Hawaii Five-0' Steady

On October 4, 2019, FOX won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.40 rating - followed by CBS (0.63), NBC (0.50), ABC (0.48) and The CW (0.13).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 6.695 million viewers - followed by FOX (3.888), NBC (3.540), ABC (2.943) and The CW (0.444).




UPDATE - There were no adjustments to any of the preliminary ratings.

FOX (1.40 Rating, 3.888 Million Viewers)
        WWE SMACKDOWN (1.4)

CBS (0.63 Rating, 6.695 Million Viewers)
        HAWAII FIVE-0 (0.7, +0.0)
        MAGNUM P.I. (0.6, +0.0)
        BLUE BLOODS (0.6, +0.0)

NBC (0.50 Rating, 3.540 Million Viewers)
        THE BLACKLIST (0.5) SEASON PREMIERE
        DATELINE (0.5, -0.1)

ABC (0.48 Rating, 2.943 Million Viewers)
        AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE (0.5, -0.2)
        FRESH OFF THE BOAT (0.4, -0.1)
        20/20 (0.5, -0.1)

THE CW (0.13 Rating, 0.444 Million Viewers)
        MASTERS OF ILLUSION (0.2) REPEAT
        THE BIG STAGE (0.1) REPEAT
        PEAKING (0.1, +0.0)
        PEAKING (0.1, +0.0)


                                            The Final Ratings for Friday, October 4 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
FOX
WWE SmackDown (8-10)
1.4
3.888

CBS
Hawaii Five-0
0.7
6.556

NBC
The Blacklist
0.5
4.052

ABC
American Housewife
0.5
3.293

The CW
Masters of Illusion - R
0.2
0.651
8:30 PM
ABC
Fresh Off the Boat
0.4
2.317

The CW
The Big Stage - R
0.1
0.487
9:00 PM
CBS
Magnum P.I.
0.6
6.088

NBC
Dateline (9-11)
0.5
3.284

ABC
20/20 (9-11)
0.5
3.012

The CW
Peaking
0.1
0.352
9:30 PM
The CW
Peaking
0.1
0.284
10:00 PM
CBS
Blue Bloods
0.6
7.440

Average Rating: 0.48
Average Viewership: 3.208


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.