Monday, January 6, 2020

UPDATED Thursday Ratings - 'Last Man Standing' and 'Deputy' Premieres Lead Night; 'Jeopardy' Special Lands 7.8 Million Viewers

On January 2, 2020, FOX won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.90 rating - followed by ABC (0.70), CBS (0.38), NBC (0.32) and The CW (0.10).

Furthermore, FOX won in total viewers with 4.977 million viewers - followed by ABC (4.966), CBS (3.368), NBC (1.847) and The CW (0.557).

CBS and The CW aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - Last Man Standing and Deputy were adjusted up.

FOX (0.90 Rating, 4.977 Million Viewers)
        LAST MAN STANDING (1.0) SEASON PREMIERE
        DEPUTY (0.8) SERIES PREMIERE

ABC (0.70 Rating, 4.966 Million Viewers)
        WHAT IS JEOPARDY!? ALEX TREBEK AND AMERICA'S MOST POPULAR QUIZ SHOW (0.9)
        THE GREAT AMERICAN BAKING SHOW (0.6, +0.1) SEASON FINALE

CBS (0.38 Rating, 3.368 Million Viewers)
        YOUNG SHELDON (0.5) REPEAT
        YOUNG SHELDON (0.5) REPEAT
        MOM (0.5) REPEAT
        CAROL'S SECOND ACT (0.4) REPEAT
        EVIL (0.2) REPEAT

NBC (0.32 Rating, 1.847 Million Viewers)
        SUPERSTORE (0.4) REPEAT
        SUPERSTORE (0.3) REPEAT
        THE PALEY CENTER SALUTES LAW & ORDER: SVU (0.3)
        LAW & ORDER: SVU (0.3) REPEAT

THE CW (0.10 Rating, 0.537 Million Viewers)
        SUPERNATURAL (0.1) REPEAT
        LEGACIES (0.1) REPEAT


                                           The Final Ratings for Thursday, January 2 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
FOX
Last Man Standing (8-9)
1.0
5.207

ABC
What Is Jeopardy!?
0.9
7.811

CBS
Young Sheldon - R
0.5
4.513

NBC
Superstore - R
0.4
1.977

The CW
Supernatural - R
0.1
0.595
8:30 PM
CBS
Young Sheldon - R
0.5
4.569

NBC
Superstore - R
0.3
1.368
9:00 PM
FOX
Deputy
0.8
4.747

ABC
The Great American Baking Show (9-11)
0.6
3.544

CBS
Mom - R
0.5
4.162

NBC
The Paley Center Salutes Law & Order: SVU
0.3
1.680

The CW
Legacies - R
0.1
0.479
9:30 PM
CBS
Carol’s Second Act - R
0.4
3.305
10:00 PM
NBC
Law & Order: SVU - R
0.3
2.187

CBS
Evil - R
0.2
1.830

Average Rating: 0.46
Average Viewership: 3.198


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.