Thursday, January 30, 2020

UPDATED Wednesday Ratings - 'Criminal Minds,' 'The Goldbergs' and 'S.W.A.T.' Rise; 'Schooled,' 'Riverdale' and 'Nancy Drew' Steady

On January 29, 2020, CBS won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.83 rating - followed by ABC (0.60), NBC (0.57), FOX (0.43) and The CW (0.15).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 5.808 million viewers - followed by NBC (4.250), ABC (3.108), FOX (2.540) and The CW (0.682).

NBC aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - S.W.A.T. was adjusted down.

CBS (0.83 Rating, 5.808 Million Viewers)
        SUPER BOWL GREATEST COMMERCIALS 2020 (1.0)
        CRIMINAL MINDS (0.9, +0.2)
        S.W.A.T. (0.6, +0.1)

ABC (0.60 Rating, 3.108 Million Viewers)
        THE GOLDBERGS (0.9, +0.1)
        SCHOOLED (0.7, +0.0)
        MODERN FAMILY (0.5) REPEAT
        SINGLE PARENTS (0.5, -0.1)
        ROYAL DIVIDE: HARRY, MEGHAN AND THE CROWN (0.5)

NBC (0.57 Rating, 4.250 Million Viewers)
        CHICAGO MED (0.6) REPEAT
        CHICAGO FIRE (0.6) REPEAT
        CHICAGO P.D. (0.5) REPEAT

FOX (0.43 Rating, 2.540 Million Viewers)
        HARRY & MEGHAN: THE ROYALS IN CRISIS (0.5)
        LAST MAN STANDING (0.4) REPEAT
        OUTMATCHED (0.3) REPEAT

THE CW (0.15 Rating, 0.682 Million Viewers)
        RIVERDALE (0.2, +0.0)
        NANCY DREW (0.1, +0.0)


                                          The Final Ratings for Wednesday, January 29 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
CBS
Super Bowl Greatest Commercials 2020
1.0
7.099

ABC
The Goldbergs
0.9
3.969

NBC
Chicago Med - R
0.6
4.669

FOX
Harry & Meghan: The Royals in Crisis
0.5
3.309

The CW
Riverdale
0.2
0.733
8:30 PM
ABC
Schooled
0.7
2.893
9:00 PM
CBS
Criminal Minds
0.9
5.878

NBC
Chicago Fire - R
0.6
4.291

ABC
Modern Family - R
0.5
2.496

FOX
Last Man Standing - R
0.4
2.117

The CW
Nancy Drew
0.1
0.631
9:30 PM
ABC
Single Parents
0.5
2.381

FOX
Outmatched - R
0.3
1.425
10:00 PM
CBS
S.W.A.T.
0.6
4.446

NBC
Chicago P.D. - R
0.5
3.790

ABC
Royal Divide: Harry, Meghan and The Crown
0.5
3.453

Average Rating: 0.55
Average Viewership: 3.349


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.