Friday, December 20, 2019

UPDATED Thursday Ratings - 'Miss America' Leads Night for NBC; 'The Great American Baking Show' Holds Steady

On December 19, 2019, NBC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.57 rating - followed by ABC (0.53), FOX (0.40), CBS (0.35) and The CW (0.28).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 3.562 million viewers - followed by NBC (3.331), ABC (2.719), FOX (1.993) and The CW (0.871).

CBS and FOX aired all repeats for the evening.


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

NBC (0.57 Rating, 3.331 Million Viewers)
        2020 MISS AMERICA COMPETITION (0.6)
        GWEN STEFANI'S YOU MAKE IT FEEL LIKE CHRISTMAS (0.5) REPEAT

ABC (0.53 Rating, 2.719 Million Viewers)
        DISNEY PREP & LANDING (0.6) REPEAT
        PREP & LANDING: NAUGHTY VS. NICE (0.6) REPEAT
        THE GREAT AMERICAN BAKING SHOW (0.5, +0.0)

FOX (0.40 Rating, 1.993 Million Viewers)
        LAST MAN STANDING (0.5) REPEAT
        LAST MAN STANDING (0.5) REPEAT
        PRODIGAL SON (0.3) REPEAT

CBS (0.35 Rating, 3.562 Million Viewers)
        YOUNG SHELDON (0.5) REPEAT
        THE UNICORN (0.4) REPEAT
        MOM (0.4) REPEAT
        CAROL'S SECOND ACT (0.4) REPEAT
        EVIL (0.2) REPEAT

THE CW (0.28 Rating, 0.871 Million Viewers)
        IHEARTRADIO JINGLE BALL 2019 (0.3)
        WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY? (0.2) REPEAT


                                          The Final Ratings for Thursday, December 19 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
NBC
Miss America 2020 (8-10)
0.6
3.593

ABC
Disney Prep & Landing - R
0.6
3.003

CBS
Young Sheldon - R
0.5
5.541

FOX
Last Man Standing - R
0.5
2.639

The CW
iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2019 (8-9:30)
0.3
0.952
8:30 PM
ABC
Prep & Landing: Naughty vs. Nice - R
0.6
2.621

FOX
Last Man Standing - R
0.5
2.639

CBS
The Unicorn - R
0.4
3.867
9:00 PM
ABC
The Great American Baking Show (9-11)
0.5
2.673

CBS
Mom - R
0.4
4.107

FOX
Prodigal Son - R
0.3
1.346
9:30 PM
CBS
Carol’s Second Act - R
0.4
3.509

The CW
Whose Line Is It Anyway? - R
0.2
0.629
10:00 PM
NBC
Gwen Stefani’s You Make It Feel Like Christmas - R
0.5
2.806

CBS
Evil - R
0.2
2.174

Average Rating: 0.43
Average Viewership: 2.807


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.