Wednesday, February 19, 2020

UPDATED Sunday Ratings - 'American Idol' Has Strong Return; 'Good Girls' and 'Duncanville' Premiere Low

On February 16, 2020, ABC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.10 rating - followed by FOX (0.55), CBS (0.53), NBC (0.38) and The CW (0.20).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 6.184 million viewers - followed by ABC (6.156), NBC (1.985), FOX (1.699) and The CW (0.751).




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

ABC (1.10 Rating, 6.156 Million Viewers)
        AMERICA'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS (0.8, +0.3)
        AMERICAN IDOL (1.5) SEASON PREMIERE
        FOR LIFE (0.6) REPEAT

FOX (0.55 Rating, 1.699 Million Viewers)
        THE SIMPSONS (0.5) REPEAT
        BOB'S BURGERS (0.4) REPEAT
        THE SIMPSONS (0.7, +0.1)
        DUNCANVILLE (0.5) SERIES PREMIERE
        BOB'S BURGERS (0.6, -1.5)
        FAMILY GUY (0.6, -0.1)

CBS (0.53 Rating, 6.184 Million Viewers)
        60 MINUTES (0.6, +0.1)
        GOD FRIENDED ME (0.4, -0.4)
        NCIS: LOS ANGELES (0.6, -0.2)
        NCIS: NEW ORLEANS (0.5, -0.4)

NBC (0.38 Rating, 1.985 Million Viewers)
        ELLEN'S GAME OF GAMES (0.4) REPEAT
        ZOEY'S EXTRAORDINARY PLAYLIST (0.3) REPEAT
        ZOEY'S EXTRAORDINARY PLAYLIST (0.4, -0.2)
        GOOD GIRLS (0.4) SEASON PREMIERE

THE CW (0.20 Rating, 0.751 Million Viewers)
        BATWOMAN (0.2, +0.1)
        SUPERGIRL (0.2, +0.0)


                                          The Final Ratings for Sunday, February 16 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
7:00 PM
ABC
America’s Funniest Home Videos
0.8
5.593

CBS
60 Minutes
0.6
8.025

FOX
The Simpsons - R
0.5
2.123

NBC
Ellen’s Game of Games - R
0.4
2.261
7:30 PM
FOX
Bob’s Burgers - R
0.4
1.439
8:00 PM
ABC
American Idol (8-10)
1.5
8.073

FOX
The Simpsons
0.7
1.953

CBS
God Friended Me
0.4
5.424

NBC
Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist - R
0.3
1.691

The CW
Batwoman
0.2
0.848
8:30 PM
FOX
Duncanville
0.5
1.518
9:00 PM
CBS
NCIS: Los Angeles
0.6
6.046

FOX
Bob’s Burgers
0.6
1.508

NBC
Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist
0.4
2.015

The CW
Supergirl
0.2
0.654
9:30 PM
FOX
Family Guy
0.6
1.652
10:00 PM
ABC
For Life - R
0.6
2.886

CBS
NCIS: New Orleans
0.5
5.241

NBC
Good Girls
0.4
1.973

Average Rating: 0.54
Average Viewership: 3.206


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.