Monday, June 1, 2020

UPDATED Friday Ratings - 'WWE SmackDown' Leads Night Alongside 'Shark Tank' and '20/20' Repeats

On May 29, 2020, FOX won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.60 rating - followed by ABC (0.53), NBC (0.40), CBS (0.37) and The CW (0.10).

Furthermore, ABC won in total viewers with 3.673 million viewers - followed by CBS (3.498), NBC (2.335), FOX (2.170) and The CW (0.646).

ABC and NBC aired all repeats for the evening.


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

FOX (0.60 Rating, 2.170 Million Viewers)
        WWE SMACKDOWN (0.6)

ABC (0.53 Rating, 3.673 Million Viewers)
        SHARK TANK (0.6) REPEAT
        20/20 (0.5) REPEAT

NBC (0.40 Rating, 2.335 Million Viewers)
        WORLD OF DANCE (0.4) REPEAT
        THE WALL (0.4) REPEAT
        DATELINE (0.4) REPEAT

CBS (0.37 Rating, 3.498 Million Viewers)
        HAIRCUT NIGHT IN AMERICA (0.4)
        MAGNUM P.I. (0.3) REPEAT
        BLUE BLOODS (0.4) REPEAT

THE CW (0.10 Rating, 0.646 Million Viewers)
        MASTERS OF ILLUSION (0.1, +0.0)
        MASTERS OF ILLUSION (0.1) REPEAT
        WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY? (0.1) REPEAT
        WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY? (0.1) REPEAT


                                               The Final Ratings for Friday, May 29 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
ABC
Shark Tank - R
0.6
3.647

FOX
WWE SmackDown (8-10)
0.6
2.170

CBS
Haircut Night in America
0.4
3.341

NBC
World of Dance - R
0.4
2.250

The CW
Masters of Illusion
0.1
0.786
8:30 PM
The CW
Masters of Illusion - R
0.1
0.663
9:00 PM
ABC
20/20 (9-11) - R
0.5
3.686

NBC
The Wall - R
0.4
2.271

CBS
Magnum P.I. - R
0.3
3.379

The CW
Whose Line Is It Anyway? - R
0.1
0.545
9:30 PM
The CW
Whose Line Is It Anyway? - R
0.1
0.588
10:00 PM
CBS
Blue Bloods - R
0.4
3.775

NBC
Dateline - R
0.4
2.485

Average Rating: 0.34
Average Viewership: 2.276


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.