Monday, December 30, 2019

UPDATED Friday Ratings - 'WWE SmackDown' Tops Primetime for FOX with Repeats Airing on Most Networks

On December 27, 2019, FOX won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.70 rating - followed by CBS (0.47), NBC (0.43), ABC (0.32) and The CW (0.10).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 4.670 million viewers - followed by NBC (3.368), FOX (2.431), ABC (2.135) and The CW (0.440).

ABC, CBS and NBC aired all repeats for the evening.


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

FOX (0.70 Rating, 2.431 Million Viewers)
        WWE SMACKDOWN (0.7)

CBS (0.47 Rating, 4.670 Million Viewers)
        HAWAII FIVE-0 (0.5) REPEAT
        MAGNUM P.I. (0.5) REPEAT
        BLUE BLOODS (0.4) REPEAT

NBC (0.43 Rating, 3.368 Million Viewers)
        CHRISTMAS OF MANY COLORS: CIRCLE OF LOVE (0.4) REPEAT
        DATELINE (0.4) REPEAT

ABC (0.32 Rating, 2.135 Million Viewers)
        AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE (0.4) REPEAT
        FRESH OFF THE BOAT (0.3) REPEAT
        20/20 (0.3) REPEAT

THE CW (0.10 Rating, 0.440 Million Viewers)
        AMERICA SALUTES YOU PRESENTS GUITAR LEGENDS 3 (0.1)
        POPSTAR'S BEST OF 2019 (0.1)


                                          The Final Ratings for Friday, December 27 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
FOX
WWE SmackDown (8-10)
0.7
2.431

CBS
Hawaii Five-0 - R
0.5
4.776

NBC
Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love (8-10) - R
0.4
3.676

ABC
American Housewife - R
0.4
2.292

The CW
America Salutes You Presents Guitar Legends 3
0.1
0.569
8:30 PM
ABC
Fresh Off the Boat - R
0.3
1.733
9:00 PM
CBS
Magnum P.I. - R
0.5
4.472

ABC
20/20 (9-11) - R
0.3
2.196

The CW
Popstar’s Best of 2019
0.1
0.310
10:00 PM
CBS
Blue Bloods - R
0.4
4.762

NBC
Dateline - R
0.4
2.753

Average Rating: 0.37
Average Viewership: 2.725


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.