Monday, August 10, 2020

UPDATED Friday Ratings - 'WWE SmackDown' and '#AtHome Videos' Steady; 'Being Reuben' Has Extremely Poor Launch

On August 7, 2020, FOX won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.50 rating - followed by NBC (0.37), CBS (0.33), ABC (0.33) and The CW (0.05).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 3.549 million viewers - followed by NBC (2.839), ABC (2.209), FOX (1.962) and The CW (0.355).

ABC and NBC aired all repeats for the evening.


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

FOX (0.50 Rating, 1.962 Million Viewers)
        WWE SMACKDOWN (0.5)

NBC (0.37 Rating, 2.839 Million Viewers)
        THE WALL (0.3) REPEAT
        DATELINE (0.4) REPEAT

CBS (0.33 Rating, 3.549 Million Viewers)
        THE GREATEST #ATHOME VIDEOS (0.4, +0.0)
        MAGNUM P.I. (0.3) REPEAT
        BLUE BLOODS (0.3) REPEAT

ABC (0.33 Rating, 2.209 Million Viewers)
        SHARK TANK (0.4) REPEAT
        20/20 (0.3) REPEAT

THE CW (0.05 Rating, 0.355 Million Viewers)
        MASTERS OF ILLUSION (0.1, +0.0)
        MASTERS OF ILLUSION (0.1) REPEAT
        BEING REUBEN (0.0) SERIES PREMIERE
        BEING REUBEN (0.0)


                                              The Final Ratings for Friday, August 7 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
FOX
WWE SmackDown (8-10)
0.5
1.962

CBS
The Greatest #AtHomeVideos
0.4
3.712

ABC
Shark Tank - R
0.4
2.666

NBC
The Wall - R
0.3
2.190

The CW
Masters of Illusion
0.1
0.532
8:30 PM
The CW
Masters of Illusion - R
0.1
0.447
9:00 PM
NBC
Dateline (9-11) - R
0.4
3.163

CBS
Magnum P.I. - R
0.3
3.229

ABC
20/20 (9-11) - R
0.3
1.981

The CW
Being Reuben
0.0
0.242
9:30 PM
The CW
Being Reuben
0.0
0.199
10:00 PM
CBS
Blue Bloods - R
0.3
3.706

Average Rating: 0.26
Average Viewership: 2.002


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.