Monday, April 20, 2020

UPDATED Friday Ratings - 'MacGyver,' 'Magnum P.I.,' 'Charmed' and 'Dynasty' Steady; 'The Blacklist' and 'Dateline' Dip

On April 17, 2020, ABC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.70 rating - followed by CBS (0.63), FOX (0.60), NBC (0.47) and The CW (0.15).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 6.357 million viewers - followed by ABC (4.158), NBC (3.463), FOX (2.187) and The CW (0.463).

ABC aired all repeats for the evening


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

ABC (0.70 Rating, 4.158 Million Viewers)
        SHARK TANK (0.7) REPEAT
        20/20 (0.7) REPEAT

CBS (0.63 Rating, 6.357 Million Viewers)
        MACGYVER (0.7, +0.0)
        MAGNUM P.I. (0.7, +0.0)
        BLUE BLOODS (0.5) REPEAT

FOX (0.60 Rating, 2.187 Million Viewers)
        WWE SMACKDOWN (0.6)

NBC (0.47 Rating, 3.463 Million Viewers)
        THE BLACKLIST (0.6, -0.1)
        THE BLACKLIST (0.3) REPEAT
        DATELINE (0.5, -0.1)

THE CW (0.15 Rating, 0.463 Million Viewers)
        CHARMED (0.2, +0.0)
        DYNASTY (0.1, +0.0)


                                             The Final Ratings for Friday, April 17 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
CBS
MacGyver
0.7
6.439

ABC
Shark Tank - R
0.7
4.339

NBC
The Blacklist
0.6
4.825

FOX
WWE SmackDown (8-10)
0.6
2.187

The CW
Charmed
0.2
0.621
9:00 PM
CBS
Magnum P.I.
0.7
7.135

ABC
20/20 (9-11) - R
0.7
4.068

NBC
The Blacklist - R
0.3
2.250

The CW
Dynasty
0.1
0.304
10:00 PM
CBS
Blue Bloods - R
0.5
5.497

NBC
Dateline
0.5
3.313

Average Rating: 0.51
Average Viewership: 3.725


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.