Tuesday, January 21, 2020

UPDATED Friday Ratings - 'Lincoln Rhyme' Drops; 'American Housewife,' 'Fresh Off the Boat,' 'Charmed' and 'Dynasty' Steady

On January 17, 2020, FOX won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.80 rating - followed by CBS (0.57), ABC (0.48), NBC (0.47) and The CW (0.15).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 5.362 million viewers - followed by NBC (3.791), ABC (3.107), FOX (2.562) and The CW (0.495).

CBS aired all repeats for the evening.


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

FOX (0.80 Rating, 2.562 Million Viewers)
        WWE SMACKDOWN (0.8)

CBS (0.57 Rating, 5.362 Million Viewers)
        HAWAII FIVE-0 (0.6) REPEAT
        MAGNUM P.I. (0.6) REPEAT
        BLUE BLOODS (0.5) REPEAT

ABC (0.48 Rating, 3.107 Million Viewers)
        AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE (0.5, +0.0)
        FRESH OFF THE BOAT (0.4, +0.0)
        20/20 (0.5, -0.1)

NBC (0.47 Rating, 3.791 Million Viewers)
        LINCOLN RHYME: HUNT FOR THE BONE COLLECTOR (0.4, -0.2)
        DATELINE (0.5, -0.2)

THE CW (0.15 Rating, 0.495 Million Viewers)
        CHARMED (0.2, +0.0)
        DYNASTY (0.1, +0.0)


                                            The Final Ratings for Friday, January 17 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
FOX
WWE SmackDown (8-10)
0.8
2.562

CBS
Hawaii Five-0 - R
0.6
5.494

ABC
American Housewife
0.5
3.395

NBC
Lincoln Rhyme: Hunt for the Bone Collector
0.4
3.791

The CW
Charmed
0.2
0.651
8:30 PM
ABC
Fresh Off the Boat
0.4
2.386
9:00 PM
CBS
Magnum P.I. - R
0.6
5.094

NBC
Dateline (9-11)
0.5
3.791

ABC
20/20 (9-11)
0.5
3.215

The CW
Dynasty
0.1
0.339
10:00 PM
CBS
Blue Bloods - R
0.5
5.499

Average Rating: 0.46
Average Viewership: 3.292


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.