Wednesday, April 22, 2020

UPDATED Tuesday Ratings - Prince Tribute Leads Night for CBS; 'Empire' Series Finale Ticks Up; 'The Flash' Steady

On April 21, 2020, CBS won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.90 rating - followed by FOX (0.65), NBC (0.60), ABC (0.42) and The CW (0.30).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 6.902 million viewers - followed by NBC (3.321), FOX (2.840), ABC (2.350) and The CW (0.867).

NBC aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - The repeat of New Amsterdam was adjusted down.

CBS (0.90 Rating, 6.902 Million Viewers)
        NCIS (0.7) REPEAT
        LET'S GO CRAZY: THE GRAMMY SALUTE TO PRINCE (1.0)

FOX (0.65 Rating, 2.840 Million Viewers)
        THE MASKED SINGER (0.5) REPEAT
        EMPIRE (0.8, +0.1) SERIES FINALE

NBC (0.60 Rating, 3.321 Million Viewers)
        ELLEN'S GAME OF GAMES (0.8) REPEAT
        ELLEN'S GAME OF GAMES (0.7) REPEAT
        NEW AMSTERDAM (0.3) REPEAT

ABC (0.42 Rating, 2.350 Million Viewers)
        THE CONNERS (0.6) REPEAT
        BLESS THIS MESS (0.4) REPEAT
        MIXED-ISH (0.4) REPEAT
        BLACK-ISH (0.3) REPEAT
        FOR LIFE (0.4, -0.1)

THE CW (0.30 Rating, 0.867 Million Viewers)
        THE FLASH (0.4, +0.0)
        LEGENDS OF TOMORROW (0.2, +0.0)


                                             The Final Ratings for Tuesday, April 21 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
NBC
Ellen’s Game of Games - R
0.8
4.116

CBS
NCIS - R
0.7
7.735

ABC
The Conners - R
0.6
3.718

FOX
The Masked Singer - R
0.5
2.741

The CW
The Flash
0.4
1.087
8:30 PM
ABC
Bless This Mess - R
0.4
2.392
9:00 PM
ABC
Let’s Go Crazy: Grammy Salute to Prince (8-10)
1.0
6.486

FOX
Empire
0.8
2.939

NBC
Ellen’s Game of Games - R
0.7
3.667

ABC
Mixed-ish - R
0.4
1.901

The CW
Legends of Tomorrow
0.2
0.647
9:30 PM
ABC
Black-ish - R
0.3
1.718
10:00 PM
ABC
For Life
0.4
2.184

NBC
New Amsterdam - R
0.3
2.180

Average Rating: 0.54
Average Viewership: 3.108


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.