Thursday, May 21, 2020

UPDATED Wednesday Ratings - 'The Masked Singer' Surges with Finale; 'Ultimate Tag' Has Solid Start; 'The 100' Returns Steady

On May 20, 2020, FOX won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.80 rating - followed by ABC (0.63), CBS (0.53), NBC (0.40) and The CW (0.15).

Furthermore, FOX won in total viewers with 6.674 million viewers - followed by CBS (4.717), NBC (3.232), ABC (3.018) and The CW (0.542).

ABC and NBC aired all repeats for the evening.


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

FOX (1.80 Rating, 6.674 Million Viewers)
        THE MASKED SINGER (2.3, +0.5) SEASON FINALE
        ULTIMATE TAG (1.3) SERIES PREMIERE

ABC (0.63 Rating, 3.018 Million Viewers)
        MOANA (0.7) REPEAT
        HOLEY MOLEY (0.5) REPEAT

CBS (0.53 Rating, 4.717 Million Viewers)
        NCIS (0.5) REPEAT
        FBI (0.5) REPEAT
        S.W.A.T. (0.6, -0.1) SEASON FINALE

NBC (0.40 Rating, 3.232 Million Viewers)
        CHICAGO MED (0.4) REPEAT
        CHICAGO FIRE (0.4) REPEAT
        CHICAGO P.D. (0.4) REPEAT

THE CW (0.15 Rating, 0.542 Million Viewers)
        THE 100 (0.2) SEASON PREMIERE
        BULLETPROOF (0.1) REPEAT


                                            The Final Ratings for Wednesday, May 20 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
FOX
The Masked Singer
2.3
8.998

ABC
Moana (8-10) - R
0.7
3.425

CBS
NCIS - R
0.5
4.918

NBC
Chicago Med - R
0.4
3.210

The CW
The 100
0.2
0.796
9:00 PM
FOX
Ultimate Tag
1.3
4.349

CBS
FBI - R
0.5
4.414

NBC
Chicago Fire - R
0.4
3.118

The CW
Bulletproof - R
0.1
0.288
10:00 PM
CBS
S.W.A.T.
0.6
4.820

ABC
Holey Moley - R
0.5
2.205

NBC
Chicago P.D. - R
0.4
3.368

Average Rating: 0.66
Average Viewership: 3.659


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.