Thursday, December 19, 2019

UPDATED Wednesday Ratings - 'Live in Front of a Studio Audience' Falls Opposite 'Survivor' and 'The Masked Singer' Finales

On December 18, 2019, FOX won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.95 rating - followed by CBS (1.10), ABC (0.83), NBC (0.63) and The CW (0.15).

Furthermore, FOX won in total viewers with 7.393 million viewers - followed by CBS (5.883), ABC (4.008), NBC (3.250) and The CW (0.664).

NBC aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - Live in Front of a Studio Audience was adjusted up. The Survivor reunion and the repeats of Ellen's Greatest Night of Giveaways at 9PM and Black-ish were adjusted down.

FOX (1.95 Rating, 7.393 Million Viewers)
        THE MASKED SINGER (1.7)
        THE MASKED SINGER (2.2, +0.3) SEASON FINALE

CBS (1.10 Rating, 5.883 Million Viewers)
        SURVIVOR (1.2, +0.0) SEASON FINALE
        SURVIVOR (0.9)

ABC (0.83 Rating, 4.008 Million Viewers)
        LIVE IN FRONT OF A STUDIO AUDIENCE: "ALL IN THE FAMILY" AND "GOOD TIMES" (1.2)
        BLACK-ISH (0.6) REPEAT
        MIXED-ISH (0.4) REPEAT
        MIXED-ISH (0.4) REPEAT

NBC (0.63 Rating, 3.250 Million Viewers)
        ELLEN'S GREATEST NIGHT OF GIVEAWAYS (0.8) REPEAT
        ELLEN'S GREATEST NIGHT OF GIVEAWAYS (0.5) REPEAT
        ELLEN'S GREATEST NIGHT OF GIVEAWAYS (0.6) REPEAT

THE CW (0.15 Rating, 0.664 Million Viewers)
        GRANDMA GOT RUN OVER BY A REINDEER (0.2) REPEAT
        MASTERS OF ILLUSION: CHRISTMAS MAGIC 2019 (0.1)


                                         The Final Ratings for Wednesday, December 18 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
FOX
The Masked Singer
1.7
6.426

CBS
Survivor (8-10)
1.2
6.521

ABC
Live in Front of a Studio Audience (8-9:30)
1.2
5.777

NBC
Ellen’s Greatest Night of Giveaways - R
0.8
4.442

The CW
Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer - R
0.2
0.715
9:00 PM
FOX
The Masked Singer
2.2
8.359

NBC
Ellen’s Greatest Night of Giveaways - R
0.5
2.603

The CW
Masters of Illusion
0.1
0.613
9:30 PM
ABC
Black-ish - R
0.6
3.049
10:00 PM
CBS
Survivor: Reunion
0.9
4.608

NBC
Ellen’s Greatest Night of Giveaways - R
0.6
2.705

ABC
Mixed-ish - R
0.4
1.949
10:30 PM
ABC
Mixed-ish - R
0.4
1.718

Average Rating: 0.83
Average Viewership: 3.807


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.