Monday, August 17, 2020

UPDATED Friday Ratings - 'WWE SmackDown,' 'The Greatest #AtHome Videos' and 'Being Reuben' Remain Steady

On August 14, 2020, FOX won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.60 rating - followed by ABC (0.40), NBC (0.37), CBS (0.33) and The CW (0.05).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 3.561 million viewers - followed by NBC (2.654), ABC (2.543), FOX (2.002) and The CW (0.308).

ABC and NBC aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - WWE SmackDown was adjusted up.

FOX (0.60 Rating, 2.002 Million Viewers)
        WWE SMACKDOWN (0.6)

ABC (0.40 Rating, 2.543 Million Viewers)
        SHARK TANK (0.4) REPEAT
        20/20 (0.4) REPEAT

NBC (0.37 Rating, 2.654 Million Viewers)
        THE WALL (0.3) REPEAT
        DATELINE (0.4) REPEAT

CBS (0.33 Rating, 3.561 Million Viewers)
        THE GREATEST #ATHOME VIDEOS (0.4, +0.0)
        MAGNUM P.I. (0.3) REPEAT
        BLUE BLOODS (0.3) REPEAT

THE CW (0.05 Rating, 0.308 Million Viewers)
        MASTERS OF ILLUSION (0.1) REPEAT
        MASTERS OF ILLUSION (0.1) REPEAT
        BEING REUBEN (0.0, +0.0)
        BEING REUBEN (0.0, +0.0)


                                             The Final Ratings for Friday, August 14 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
FOX
WWE SmackDown (8-10)
0.6
2.002

CBS
The Greatest #AtHomeVideos
0.4
3.831

ABC
Shark Tank - R
0.4
2.592

NBC
The Wall - R
0.3
2.174

The CW
Masters of Illusion - R
0.1
0.425
8:30 PM
The CW
Masters of Illusion - R
0.1
0.450
9:00 PM
NBC
Dateline (9-11) - R
0.4
2.894

ABC
20/20 (9-11) - R
0.4
2.519

CBS
Magnum P.I. - R
0.3
3.176

The CW
Being Reuben
0.0
0.196
9:30 PM
The CW
Being Reuben
0.0
0.161
10:00 PM
CBS
Blue Bloods - R
0.3
3.676

Average Rating: 0.28
Average Viewership: 2.008


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.