Friday, May 1, 2020

UPDATED Thursday Ratings - 'Parks and Recreation' Special Leads Primetime; 'Station 19' Drops; 'Young Sheldon' Ticks Up

On April 30, 2020, ABC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.77 rating - followed by CBS (0.68), NBC (0.63), FOX (0.45) and The CW (0.10).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 6.342 million viewers - followed by ABC (4.852), FOX (2.511), NBC (2.407) and The CW (0.398).




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

ABC (0.77 Rating, 4.852 Million Viewers)
        WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE (0.8, +0.3)
        STATION 19 (0.9, -0.3)
        HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER (0.6, +0.0)

CBS (0.68 Rating, 6.342 Million Viewers)
        YOUNG SHELDON (1.1, +0.1) SEASON FINALE
        MAN WITH A PLAN (0.7, +0.0)
        MAN WITH A PLAN (0.7, +0.0)
        BROKE (0.6, +0.0)
        TOMMY (0.5, +0.0)

NBC (0.63 Rating, 2.407 Million Viewers)
        THE PALEY CENTER SALUTES PARKS AND RECREATION (1.0)
        A PARKS AND RECREATION SPECIAL (1.4)
        COUNCIL OF DADS (0.4) REPEAT
        COUNCIL OF DADS (0.3, -0.4)

FOX (0.45 Rating, 2.511 Million Viewers)
        LAST MAN STANDING (0.7, +0.0) SEASON FINALE
        LAST MAN STANDING (0.5) REPEAT
        MENTAL SAMURAI (0.3) REPEAT

THE CW (0.10 Rating, 0.398 Million Viewers)
        KATY KEENE (0.1, +0.0)
        IN THE DARK (0.1, +0.0)


                                             The Final Ratings for Thursday, April 30 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
CBS
Young Sheldon
1.1
10.139

NBC
The Paley Center Salutes Parks and Recreation
1.0
3.252

ABC
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire
0.8
6.212

FOX
Last Man Standing
0.7
4.247

The CW
Katy Keene
0.1
0.401
8:30 PM
NBC
A Parks and Recreation Special
1.4
3.643

CBS
Man With a Plan
0.7
6.586

FOX
Last Man Standing - R
0.5
2.739
9:00 PM
ABC
Station 19
0.9
5.578

CBS
Man With a Plan
0.7
6.072

NBC
Council of Dads - R
0.4
1.762

FOX
Mental Samurai - R
0.3
1.529

The CW
In the Dark
0.1
0.394
9:30 PM
CBS
Broke
0.6
5.067
10:00 PM
ABC
How to Get Away With Murder
0.6
2.765

CBS
Tommy
0.5
5.095

NBC
Council of Dads
0.3
2.010

Average Rating: 0.63
Average Viewership: 3.970


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.