Monday, May 4, 2020

UPDATED Friday Ratings - 'Blue Bloods' Finale, 'The Blacklist' and 'Shark Tank' Dip; 'Charmed' Finale Holds Steady

On May 1, 2020, CBS won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.67 rating - followed by NBC (0.63), ABC (0.53), FOX (0.50) and The CW (0.15).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 7.208 million viewers - followed by NBC (4.548), ABC (3.442), FOX (1.885) and The CW (0.452).




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

CBS (0.67 Rating, 7.208 Million Viewers)
        MACGYVER (0.6, -0.1)
        MAGNUM P.I. (0.7, -0.1)
        BLUE BLOODS (0.7, -0.1) SEASON FINALE

NBC (0.63 Rating, 4.548 Million Viewers)
        THE BLACKLIST (0.5, -0.1)
        DATELINE (0.7, +0.1)

ABC (0.53 Rating, 3.442 Million Viewers)
        SHARK TANK (0.8, -0.1)
        THE LAST DAYS OF PHIL HARTMAN () REPEAT

FOX (0.50 Rating, 1.885 Million Viewers)
        WWE SMACKDOWN (0.5)

THE CW (0.15 Rating, 0.452 Million Viewers)
        CHARMED (0.2, +0.0) SEASON FINALE
        DYNASTY (0.1, +0.0)


                                               The Final Ratings for Friday, May 1 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
ABC
Shark Tank
0.8
4.819

CBS
MacGyver
0.6
5.889

NBC
The Blacklist
0.5
4.503

FOX
WWE SmackDown (8-10)
0.5
1.885

The CW
Charmed
0.2
0.581
9:00 PM
CBS
Magnum P.I.
0.7
7.214

NBC
Dateline (9-11)
0.7
4.570

ABC
The Last Days of Phil Hartman (9-11) - R
0.4
2.754

The CW
Dynasty
0.1
0.323
10:00 PM
CBS
Blue Bloods
0.7
8.522

Average Rating: 0.52
Average Viewership: 4.106


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.