Thursday, May 7, 2020

UPDATED Wednesday Ratings - 'The Masked Singer' and 'Survivor' Dip; 'Riverdale' Finale and 'The Goldbergs' Steady

On May 6, 2020, FOX won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.35 rating - followed by CBS (1.13), NBC (0.57), ABC (0.55) and The CW (0.15).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 6.562 million viewers - followed by FOX (5.533), NBC (4.401), ABC (2.818) and The CW (0.475).

NBC aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - The 8:30PM episode of Single Parents was adjusted up. The repeat of Chicago P.D. was adjusted down.

FOX (1.35 Rating, 5.533 Million Viewers)
        THE MASKED SINGER (1.8, -0.2)
        AFTER THE MASK (0.9, -0.2)

CBS (1.13 Rating, 6.562 Million Viewers)
        SURVIVOR (1.4, -0.1)
        SEAL TEAM (0.6, -0.2) SEASON FINALE

NBC (0.57 Rating, 4.401 Million Viewers)
        CHICAGO MED (0.6) REPEAT
        CHICAGO FIRE (0.6) REPEAT
        CHICAGO P.D. (0.5) REPEAT

ABC (0.55 Rating, 2.818 Million Viewers)
        THE GOLDBERGS (0.8, +0.0)
        SINGLE PARENTS (0.6, +0.1)
        AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE (0.5, -0.1)
        SINGLE PARENTS (0.4, -0.1)
        SHARK TANK (0.5, -0.3)

THE CW (0.15 Rating, 0.475 Million Viewers)
        RIVERDALE (0.2, +0.0) SEASON FINALE
        BULLETPROOF (0.1) REPEAT


                                             The Final Ratings for Wednesday, May 6 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
FOX
The Masked Singer
1.8
7.279

CBS
Survivor (8-10)
1.4
7.575

ABC
The Goldbergs
0.8
4.324

NBC
Chicago Med - R
0.6
4.433

The CW
Riverdale
0.2
0.648
8:30 PM
ABC
Single Parents
0.6
2.788
9:00 PM
CBS
After the Mask
0.9
3.787

NBC
Chicago Fire - R
0.6
4.539

ABC
American Housewife
0.5
2.796

The CW
Bulletproof - R
0.1
0.301
9:30 PM
ABC
Single Parents
0.4
2.222
10:00 PM
CBS
SEAL Team
0.6
4.537

NBC
Chicago P.D. - R
0.5
4.232

ABC
Shark Tank
0.5
2.390

Average Rating: 0.68
Average Viewership: 3.704


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.