Thursday, May 14, 2020

UPDATED Wednesday Ratings - 'Survivor' Finale Dominates Night; 'The Goldbergs' Finale and 'The Masked Singer' Steady

On May 13, 2020, CBS won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.60 rating - followed by FOX (1.30), ABC (0.60), NBC (0.50) and The CW (0.10).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 7.942 million viewers - followed by FOX (5.407), NBC (3.996), ABC (2.864) and The CW (0.516).

NBC and The CW aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - After the Mask was adjusted down.

CBS (1.60 Rating, 7.942 Million Viewers)
        SURVIVOR (1.6, +0.2) SEASON FINALE

FOX (1.30 Rating, 5.407 Million Viewers)
        THE MASKED SINGER (1.8, +0.0)
        AFTER THE MASK (0.8, -0.1)

ABC (0.60 Rating, 2.864 Million Viewers)
        THE GOLDBERGS (0.8, +0.0) SEASON FINALE
        SCHOOLED (0.7, +0.1) SEASON FINALE
        AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE (0.6, +0.1) SEASON FINALE
        SINGLE PARENTS (0.5, +0.1) SEASON FINALE
        SHARK TANK (0.5, -0.2)

NBC (0.50 Rating, 3.996 Million Viewers)
        CHICAGO MED (0.5) REPEAT
        CHICAGO FIRE (0.5) REPEAT
        CHICAGO P.D. (0.5) REPEAT

THE CW (0.10 Rating, 0.516 Million Viewers)
        PENN & TELLER: FOOL US (0.1) REPEAT
        BULLETPROOF (0.1) REPEAT


                                            The Final Ratings for Wednesday, May 13 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
FOX
The Masked Singer
1.8
7.236

CBS
Survivor (8-11)
1.6
7.942

ABC
The Goldbergs
0.8
4.127

NBC
Chicago Med - R
0.5
3.818

The CW
Penn & Teller: Fool Us - R
0.1
0.714
8:30 PM
ABC
Schooled
0.7
3.209
9:00 PM
FOX
After the Mask
0.8
3.578

ABC
American Housewife
0.6
3.045

NBC
Chicago Fire - R
0.5
4.183

The CW
Bulletproof - R
0.1
0.317
9:30 PM
ABC
Single Parents
0.5
2.257
10:00 PM
NBC
Chicago P.D. - R
0.5
3.988

ABC
Shark Tank
0.5
2.272

Average Rating: 0.69
Average Viewership: 3.591


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.