Friday, May 8, 2020

UPDATED Thursday Ratings - 'Blindspot' Starts Final Season Low; 'Celebrity Watch Party' Also Has Soft Launch; 'Station 19' Dips

On May 7, 2020, ABC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.73 rating - followed by CBS (0.62), FOX (0.35), NBC (0.33) and The CW (0.10).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 5.536 million viewers - followed by ABC (4.819), NBC (2.457), FOX (1.617) and The CW (0.400).




UPDATE - Man With a Plan was adjusted up.

ABC (0.73 Rating, 4.819 Million Viewers)
        WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE (0.9, +0.1)
        STATION 19 (0.8, -0.1)
        HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER (0.5, -0.1)

CBS (0.62 Rating, 5.536 Million Viewers)
        YOUNG SHELDON (0.7) REPEAT
        MAN WITH A PLAN (0.8, +0.1)
        MOM (0.6) REPEAT
        BROKE (0.6, +0.0)
        TOMMY (0.5, +0.0) SEASON FINALE

FOX (0.35 Rating, 1.617 Million Viewers)
        CELEBRITY WATCH PARTY (0.4) SERIES PREMIERE
        MENTAL SAMURAI (0.3) REPEAT

NBC (0.33 Rating, 2.457 Million Viewers)
        COUNCIL OF DADS (0.4, +0.1)
        BLINDSPOT (0.3) SEASON PREMIERE
        LAW & ORDER: SVU (0.3) REPEAT

THE CW (0.10 Rating, 0.400 Million Viewers)
        KATY KEENE (0.1, +0.0)
        IN THE DARK (0.1, +0.0)


                                             The Final Ratings for Thursday, May 7 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
ABC
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire
0.9
6.197

CBS
Young Sheldon - R
0.7
6.450

NBC
Council of Dads
0.4
2.976

FOX
Celebrity Watch Party
0.4
1.812

The CW
Katy Keene
0.1
0.440
8:30 PM
CBS
Man With a Plan
0.8
6.100
9:00 PM
ABC
Station 19
0.8
5.567

CBS
Mom - R
0.6
5.170

NBC
Blindspot
0.3
2.136

FOX
Mental Samurai - R
0.3
1.421

The CW
In the Dark
0.1
0.359
9:30 PM
CBS
Broke
0.6
4.803
10:00 PM
CBS
Tommy
0.5
5.345

ABC
How to Get Away With Murder
0.5
2.692

NBC
Law & Order: SVU - R
0.3
2.259

Average Rating: 0.49
Average Viewership: 3.582


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.