Monday, April 27, 2020

UPDATED Friday Ratings - 'Blue Bloods' and 'Magnum P.I.' Rise; 'The Blacklist' Steady; 'WWE SmackDown' Drops

On April 24, 2020, CBS won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.77 rating - followed by ABC (0.70), NBC (0.60), FOX (0.50) and The CW (0.18).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 7.135 million viewers - followed by NBC (4.665), ABC (3.193), FOX (2.005) and The CW (0.791).

The CW aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - Magnum P.I. was adjusted up.

CBS (0.77 Rating, 7.135 Million Viewers)
        MACGYVER (0.7, +0.0)
        MAGNUM P.I. (0.8, +0.1)
        BLUE BLOODS (0.8, +0.1)

ABC (0.70 Rating, 3.193 Million Viewers)
        2020 NFL DRAFT (0.7)

NBC (0.60 Rating, 4.665 Million Viewers)
        THE BLACKLIST (0.6, +0.0)
        DATELINE (0.6, +0.1)

FOX (0.50 Rating, 2.005 Million Viewers)
        WWE SMACKDOWN (0.5)

THE CW (0.18 Rating, 0.791 Million Viewers)
        PENN & TELLER: FOOL US (0.2) REPEAT
        WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY? (0.1) REPEAT
        WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY? (0.2) REPEAT


                                             The Final Ratings for Friday, April 24 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
CBS
MacGyver
0.7
6.192

ABC
2020 NFL Draft (8-11)
0.7
3.193

NBC
The Blacklist
0.6
4.826

FOX
WWE SmackDown (8-10)
0.5
2.005

The CW
Penn & Teller: Fool Us - R
0.2
0.887
9:00 PM
CBS
Magnum P.I.
0.8
7.196

NBC
Dateline (9-11)
0.6
4.585

The CW
Whose Line Is It Anyway? - R
0.1
0.622
9:30 PM
The CW
Whose Line Is It Anyway? - R
0.2
0.769
10:00 PM
CBS
Blue Bloods
0.8
8.018

Average Rating: 0.52
Average Viewership: 3.829


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.