Tuesday, July 7, 2020

UPDATED Friday Ratings - 'Dateline' Repeat and 'WWE SmackDown' Lead Quiet Night Before the Holiday Weekend

On July 3, 2020, FOX won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.40 rating - followed by NBC (0.37), ABC (0.33), CBS (0.30) and The CW (0.10).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 3.492 million viewers - followed by NBC (2.624), ABC (2.330), FOX (1.777) and The CW (0.450).

ABC and NBC aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - The repeat of Dateline was adjusted down.

FOX (0.40 Rating, 1.777 Million Viewers)
        WWE SMACKDOWN (0.4)

NBC (0.37 Rating, 2.624 Million Viewers)
        THE WALL (0.3) REPEAT
        DATELINE (0.4) REPEAT

ABC (0.33 Rating, 2.330 Million Viewers)
        SHARK TANK (0.4) REPEAT
        20/20 (0.3) REPEAT

CBS (0.30 Rating, 3.492 Million Viewers)
        THE DICK VAN DYKE SHOW: A SPECIAL TRIBUTE TO CARL REINER (0.3)
        MAGNUM P.I. (0.3) REPEAT
        BLUE BLOODS (0.3) REPEAT

THE CW (0.10 Rating, 0.450 Million Viewers)
        IHEARTCOUNTRY 4TH OF JULY BBQ (0.1)
        ICONIC: TLC (0.1) REPEAT


                                                The Final Ratings for Friday, July 3 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
ABC
Shark Tank - R
0.4
2.713

FOX
WWE SmackDown (8-10)
0.4
1.777

CBS
The Dick Van Dyke Show: Tribute to Carl Reiner
0.3
3.761

NBC
The Wall - R
0.3
2.145

The CW
iHeartCountry 4th of July BBQ
0.1
0.588
9:00 PM
NBC
Dateline (9-11) - R
0.4
2.864

CBS
Magnum P.I. - R
0.3
3.299

ABC
20/20 (9-11) - R
0.3
2.139

The CW
Iconic: TLC - R
0.1
0.311
10:00 PM
CBS
Blue Bloods - R
0.3
3.415

Average Rating: 0.29
Average Viewership: 2.301


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.