Monday, March 2, 2020

UPDATED Friday Ratings - 'WWE SmackDown,' 'Shark Tank' and 'Hawaii Five-0' Rise; 'Lincoln Rhyme' and 'Dynasty' Steady

On February 28, 2020, FOX won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.80 rating - followed by ABC (0.63), CBS (0.60), NBC (0.47) and The CW (0.15).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 5.872 million viewers - followed by ABC (3.616), NBC (3.384), FOX (2.687) and The CW (0.479).




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

FOX (0.80 Rating, 2.687 Million Viewers)
        WWE SMACKDOWN (0.8)

ABC (0.63 Rating, 3.616 Million Viewers)
        SHARK TANK (0.7, +0.2)
        20/20 (0.6, +0.2)

CBS (0.60 Rating, 5.872 Million Viewers)
        MACGYVER (0.6, +0.0)
        HAWAII FIVE-0 (0.7, +0.1)
        BLUE BLOODS (0.5) REPEAT

NBC (0.47 Rating, 3.384 Million Viewers)
        LINCOLN RHYME: HUNT FOR THE BONE COLLECTOR (0.4, +0.0)
        DATELINE (0.5, -0.1)

THE CW (0.15 Rating, 0.479 Million Viewers)
        CHARMED (0.2, +0.0)
        DYNASTY (0.1, +0.0)


                                          The Final Ratings for Friday, February 28 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
FOX
WWE SmackDown (8-10)
0.8
2.687

ABC
Shark Tank
0.7
4.144

CBS
MacGyver
0.6
5.565

NBC
Lincoln Rhyme: Hunt for the Bone Collector
0.4
3.445

The CW
Charmed
0.2
0.619
9:00 PM
CBS
Hawaii Five-0
0.7
6.814

ABC
20/20 (9-11)
0.6
3.352

NBC
Dateline (9-11)
0.5
3.354

The CW
Dynasty
0.1
0.338
10:00 PM
CBS
Blue Bloods - R
0.5
5.237

Average Rating: 0.51
Average Viewership: 3.556


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.