Monday, March 9, 2020

UPDATED Friday Ratings - 'Shark Tank,' 'Lincoln Rhyme,' '20/20' and 'Dateline' Rise; 'Hawaii Five-0' and 'Blue Bloods' Dip

On March 6, 2020, ABC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.73 rating - followed by FOX (0.70), CBS (0.60), NBC (0.57) and The CW (0.10).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 6.645 million viewers - followed by ABC (4.296), NBC (3.748), FOX (2.456) and The CW (0.689).

The CW aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - The repeat of Penn & Teller: Fool Us was adjusted down.

ABC (0.73 Rating, 4.296 Million Viewers)
        SHARK TANK (0.8, +0.1)
        20/20 (0.7, +0.1)

FOX (0.70 Rating, 2.456 Million Viewers)
        WWE SMACKDOWN (0.7)

CBS (0.60 Rating, 6.645 Million Viewers)
        MACGYVER (0.6, +0.0)
        HAWAII FIVE-0 (0.6, -0.1)
        BLUE BLOODS (0.6, -0.1)

NBC (0.57 Rating, 3.748 Million Viewers)
        LINCOLN RHYME: HUNT FOR THE BONE COLLECTOR (0.5, +0.1)
        DATELINE (0.6, +0.1)

THE CW (0.10 Rating, 0.689 Million Viewers)
        PENN & TELLER: FOOL US (0.1) REPEAT
        WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY? (0.1) REPEAT
        WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY? (0.1) REPEAT


                                            The Final Ratings for Friday, March 6 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
ABC
Shark Tank
0.8
4.337

FOX
WWE SmackDown (8-10)
0.7
2.456

CBS
MacGyver
0.6
5.648

NBC
Lincoln Rhyme: Hunt for the Bone Collector
0.5
3.710

The CW
Penn & Teller: Fool Us - R
0.1
0.812
9:00 PM
ABC
20/20 (9-11)
0.7
4.275

CBS
Hawaii Five-0
0.6
6.975

NBC
Dateline (9-11)
0.6
3.767

The CW
Whose Line Is It Anyway? - R
0.1
0.527
9:30 PM
The CW
Whose Line Is It Anyway? - R
0.1
0.604
10:00 PM
CBS
Blue Bloods
0.6
7.311

Average Rating: 0.49
Average Viewership: 3.675


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.