Friday, April 24, 2020

UPDATED Thursday Ratings - '2020 NFL Draft' Leads Night for ABC; 'Will & Grace' Series Finale Hits Audience High

On April 23, 2020, ABC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.40 rating - followed by NBC (0.62), CBS (0.57), FOX (0.45) and The CW (0.10).

Furthermore, ABC won in total viewers with 5.688 million viewers - followed by CBS (5.075), NBC (3.123), FOX (2.499) and The CW (0.431).




UPDATE - Man With a Plan and Last Man Standing were adjusted up. 2020 NFL Draft was adjusted down.

ABC (1.40 Rating, 5.688 Million Viewers)
        2020 NFL DRAFT (1.4)

NBC (0.62 Rating, 3.123 Million Viewers)
        SUPERSTORE (0.7, +0.0) SEASON FINALE
        BROOKLYN NINE-NINE (0.6, +0.0) SEASON FINALE
        WILL & GRACE (0.5, -0.1) SERIES FINALE
        WILL & GRACE RETROSPECTIVE (0.5)
        LAW & ORDER: SVU (0.7, +0.0) SEASON FINALE

CBS (0.57 Rating, 5.075 Million Viewers)
        YOUNG SHELDON (0.6) REPEAT
        MAN WITH A PLAN (0.7, +0.0)
        MOM (0.5) REPEAT
        BROKE (0.6, -0.1)
        TOMMY (0.5, +0.0)

FOX (0.45 Rating, 2.499 Million Viewers)
        LAST MAN STANDING (0.7, +0.1)
        LAST MAN STANDING (0.5) REPEAT
        MENTAL SAMURAI (0.3) REPEAT

THE CW (0.10 Rating, 0.431 Million Viewers)
        KATY KEENE (0.1, +0.0)
        IN THE DARK (0.1, +0.0)


                                            The Final Ratings for Thursday, April 23 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
ABC
2020 NFL Draft (8-11)
1.4
5.688

FOX
Last Man Standing
0.7
4.142

NBC
Superstore
0.7
3.010

CBS
Young Sheldon - R
0.6
5.747

The CW
Katy Keene
0.1
0.475
8:30 PM
CBS
Man With a Plan
0.7
5.844

NBC
Brooklyn Nine-Nine
0.6
2.243

FOX
Last Man Standing - R
0.5
2.830
9:00 PM
CBS
Mom - R
0.5
4.839

NBC
Will & Grace
0.5
3.137

FOX
Mental Samurai - R
0.3
1.511

The CW
In the Dark
0.1
0.387
9:30 PM
CBS
Broke
0.6
4.779

NBC
Will & Grace Retrospective
0.5
2.966
10:00 PM
NBC
Law & Order: SVU
0.7
3.690

CBS
Tommy
0.5
4.620

Average Rating: 0.56
Average Viewership: 3.494


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.