Tuesday, August 18, 2020

UPDATED Sunday Ratings - 'Big Brother' Rises in Second Week; 'Cannonball' and 'Fridge Wars' Remain Steady

On August 16, 2020, CBS won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.55 rating - followed by ABC (0.48), NBC (0.40), FOX (0.20) and The CW (0.05).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 4.007 million viewers - followed by ABC (3.437), NBC (1.497), FOX (0.704) and The CW (0.275).

ABC and FOX aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - The repeat of Last Man Standing was adjusted down.

CBS (0.55 Rating, 4.007 Million Viewers)
        60 MINUTES (0.6, +0.0)
        BIG BROTHER (1.0, +0.2)
        NCIS: LOS ANGELES (0.3) REPEAT
        NCIS: NEW ORLEANS (0.3) REPEAT

ABC (0.48 Rating, 3.437 Million Viewers)
        AMERICA'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS (0.6) REPEAT
        CELEBRITY FAMILY FEUD (0.5) REPEAT
        PRESS YOUR LUCK (0.4) REPEAT
        MATCH GAME (0.4) REPEAT

NBC (0.40 Rating, 1.497 Million Viewers)
        CANNONBALL (0.4, +0.0)
        NHL HOCKEY (0.4)

FOX (0.20 Rating, 0.704 Million Viewers)
        LAST MAN STANDING (0.1) REPEAT
        DUNCANVILLE (0.1) REPEAT
        THE SIMPSONS (0.2) REPEAT
        BLESS THE HARTS (0.2) REPEAT
        BOB'S BURGERS (0.3) REPEAT
        FAMILY GUY (0.3) REPEAT

THE CW (0.05 Rating, 0.275 Million Viewers)
        FRIDGE WARS (0.1, +0.0)
        SUPERNATURAL (0.0) REPEAT


                                             The Final Ratings for Sunday, August 16 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
7:00 PM
CBS
60 Minutes
0.6
6.998

ABC
America’s Funniest Home Videos - R
0.6
4.454

NBC
Cannonball
0.4
1.880

FOX
Last Man Standing - R
0.1
0.819
7:30 PM
FOX
Duncanville - R
0.1
0.435
8:00 PM
CBS
Big Brother
1.0
3.909

ABC
Celebrity Family Feud - R
0.5
3.861

NBC
NHL Hockey (8-11)
0.4
1.369

FOX
The Simpsons - R
0.2
0.782

The CW
Fridge Wars
0.1
0.330
8:30 PM
FOX
Bless the Harts - R
0.2
0.603
9:00 PM
ABC
Press Your Luck - R
0.4
2.738

CBS
NCIS: Los Angeles - R
0.3
2.470

FOX
Bob’s Burgers - R
0.3
0.713

The CW
Supernatural - R
0.0
0.220
9:30 PM
FOX
Family Guy - R
0.3
0.873
10:00 PM
ABC
Match Game - R
0.4
2.693

CBS
NCIS: New Orleans - R
0.3
2.651

Average Rating: 0.34
Average Viewership: 2.100


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.