Friday, February 21, 2020

UPDATED Wednesday Ratings - 'Democratic Debate' Averages 12 Million Viewers on NBC; 'Criminal Minds' Concludes Up

On February 19, 2020, NBC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.63 rating - followed by FOX (1.50), CBS (1.00), ABC (0.58) and The CW (0.10).

Furthermore, NBC won in total viewers with 9.562 million viewers - followed by CBS (5.997), FOX (5.049), ABC (2.808) and The CW (0.733).




UPDATE - The Masked Singer and Democratic Debate were adjusted up. Howie Mandel's All-Star Comedy Gala and the repeat of Chicago Med were adjusted down.

NBC (1.63 Rating, 9.562 Million Viewers)
        CHICAGO MED (0.7) REPEAT
        DEMOCRATIC DEBATE (2.1)

FOX (1.50 Rating, 5.049 Million Viewers)
        THE MASKED SINGER (2.0, +0.2)
        LEGO MASTERS (1.0, -0.2)

CBS (1.00 Rating, 5.997 Million Viewers)
        SURVIVOR (1.4, +0.1)
        CRIMINAL MINDS (0.8, +0.2)
        CRIMINAL MINDS (0.8, +0.2) SERIES FINALE

ABC (0.58 Rating, 2.808 Million Viewers)
        THE GOLDBERGS (0.8, +0.0)
        SCHOOLED (0.6, -0.1)
        MODERN FAMILY (0.7, -0.2)
        SINGLE PARENTS (0.6, +0.0)
        STUMPTOWN (0.4, +0.0)

THE CW (0.10 Rating, 0.733 Million Viewers)
        HOWIE MANDEL'S 5TH ANNUAL ALL-STAR COMEDY GALA (0.1)
        WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY? (0.1) REPEAT


                                          The Final Ratings for Wednesday, February 19 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
FOX
The Masked Singer
2.0
7.124

CBS
Survivor
1.4
7.160

ABC
The Goldbergs
0.8
3.979

NBC
Chicago Med - R
0.7
4.529

The CW
Howie Mandel’s All-Star Comedy Gala (8-9:30)
0.1
0.794
8:30 PM
ABC
Schooled
0.6
2.932
9:00 PM
NBC
Democratic Debate (9-11)
2.1
12.078

FOX
LEGO Masters
1.0
2.973

CBS
Criminal Minds
0.8
5.469

ABC
Modern Family
0.7
3.279
9:30 PM
ABC
Single Parents
0.6
2.187

The CW
Whose Line Is It Anyway? - R
0.1
0.550
10:00 PM
CBS
Criminal Minds
0.8
5.361

ABC
Stumptown
0.4
2.234

Average Rating: 0.86
Average Viewership: 4.332


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.