Tuesday, February 18, 2020

UPDATED Friday Ratings - 'Blue Bloods' Ticks Up; 'WWE SmackDown,' 'Dateline,' 'MacGyver' and 'Hawaii Five-0' Steady

On February 14, 2020, CBS won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.70 rating - followed by FOX (0.70), NBC (0.53), ABC (0.43) and The CW (0.20).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 6.724 million viewers - followed by NBC (3.931), ABC (2.464), FOX (2.490) and The CW (0.767).

The CW aired all repeats for the evening.


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

CBS (0.70 Rating, 6.724 Million Viewers)
        MACGYVER (0.7, +0.0)
        HAWAII FIVE-0 (0.7, +0.0)
        BLUE BLOODS (0.7, +0.1)

FOX (0.70 Rating, 2.464 Million Viewers)
        WWE SMACKDOWN (0.7)

NBC (0.53 Rating, 3.931 Million Viewers)
        LINCOLN RHYME: HUNT FOR THE BONE COLLECTOR (0.4, +0.0)
        DATELINE (0.6, +0.0)

ABC (0.43 Rating, 2.490 Million Viewers)
        BE MY VALENTINE, CHARLIE BROWN (0.5) REPEAT
        20/20 (0.4, -0.2)

THE CW (0.20 Rating, 0.767 Million Viewers)
        PENN & TELLER: FOOL US (0.2) REPEAT
        WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY? (0.2) REPEAT
        WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY? (0.2) REPEAT


                                           The Final Ratings for Friday, February 14 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
CBS
MacGyver
0.7
5.772

FOX
WWE SmackDown (8-10)
0.7
2.464

ABC
Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown - R
0.5
2.743

NBC
Lincoln Rhyme: Hunt for the Bone Collector
0.4
3.445

The CW
Penn & Teller: Fool Us - R
0.2
0.913
9:00 PM
CBS
Hawaii Five-0
0.7
6.947

NBC
Dateline (9-11)
0.6
4.174

ABC
20/20 (9-11)
0.4
2.363

The CW
Whose Line Is It Anyway? - R
0.2
0.644
9:30 PM
The CW
Whose Line Is It Anyway? - R
0.2
0.599
10:00 PM
CBS
Blue Bloods
0.7
7.454

Average Rating: 0.48
Average Viewership: 3.411


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.