Monday, May 11, 2020

UPDATED Friday Ratings - 'MacGyver' and 'Dynasty' Finales Hold Steady; 'Magnum P.I.' Finale and 'Dateline' Dip

On May 8, 2020, CBS won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.63 rating - followed by NBC (0.60), ABC (0.57), FOX (0.50) and The CW (0.10).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 6.241 million viewers - followed by NBC (4.087), ABC (4.074), FOX (2.025) and The CW (0.513).




UPDATE - The Blacklist was adjusted up.

CBS (0.63 Rating, 6.241 Million Viewers)
        MACGYVER (0.6, +0.0) SEASON FINALE
        MAGNUM P.I. (0.7, +0.0)
        MAGNUM P.I. (0.6, -0.1) SEASON FINALE

NBC (0.60 Rating, 4.087 Million Viewers)
        THE BLACKLIST (0.6, +0.1)
        DATELINE (0.6, -0.1)

ABC (0.57 Rating, 4.074 Million Viewers)
        SHARK TANK (0.7, +0.2)
        20/20 (0.5, -0.1)

FOX (0.50 Rating, 2.025 Million Viewers)
        WWE SMACKDOWN (0.5)

THE CW (0.10 Rating, 0.513 Million Viewers)
        MASTERS OF ILLUSION (0.1)
        DYNASTY (0.1, +0.0) SEASON FINALE


                                               The Final Ratings for Friday, May 8 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
ABC
Shark Tank
0.7
4.552

CBS
MacGyver
0.6
5.766

NBC
The Blacklist
0.6
4.550

FOX
WWE SmackDown (8-10)
0.5
2.025

The CW
Masters of Illusion: Impossible Escapes
0.1
0.652
9:00 PM
CBS
Magnum P.I.
0.7
6.871

NBC
Dateline (9-11)
0.6
3.856

ABC
20/20 (9-11)
0.5
3.835

The CW
Dynasty
0.1
0.373
10:00 PM
CBS
Magnum P.I.
0.6
6.087

Average Rating: 0.50
Average Viewership: 3.857


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.