Tuesday, August 4, 2020

UPDATED Sunday Ratings - 'NBA Basketball' Tops Night for ABC; 'Cannonball' Rises; 'Fridge Wars' and 'Taskmaster' Open Low

On August 2, 2020, ABC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.74 rating - followed by CBS (0.38), NBC (0.33), FOX (0.23) and The CW (0.10).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 3.695 million viewers - followed by ABC (2.579), NBC (1.889), FOX (0.727) and The CW (0.305).

CBS and FOX aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - NBA Basketball and Cannonball were adjusted up. NBA Countdown and the repeat of America's Funniest Home Videos were adjusted down.

ABC (0.74 Rating, 2.579 Million Viewers)
        AMERICA'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS (0.5) REPEAT
        NBA COUNTDOWN (0.4)
        NBA BASKETBALL (0.9)

CBS (0.38 Rating, 3.695 Million Viewers)
        60 MINUTES (0.6) REPEAT
        TOUGH AS NAILS (0.3) REPEAT
        NCIS: LOS ANGELES (0.3) REPEAT
        NCIS: NEW ORLEANS (0.3) REPEAT

NBC (0.33 Rating, 1.889 Million Viewers)
        CANNONBALL (0.4, +0.1)
        THE TITAN GAMES (0.3) REPEAT
        AMERICA'S GOT TALENT (0.3) REPEAT

FOX (0.23 Rating, 0.727 Million Viewers)
        LAST MAN STANDING (0.2) REPEAT
        DUNCANVILLE (0.1) REPEAT
        THE SIMPSONS (0.3) REPEAT
        BLESS THE HARTS (0.2) REPEAT
        BOB'S BURGERS (0.3) REPEAT
        FAMILY GUY (0.3) REPEAT

THE CW (0.10 Rating, 0.305 Million Viewers)
        FRIDGE WARS (0.1) SERIES PREMIERE
        TASKMASTER (0.1) SERIES PREMIERE


                                             The Final Ratings for Sunday, August 2 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
7:00 PM
CBS
60 Minutes - R
0.6
7.132

ABC
America’s Funniest Home Videos - R
0.5
3.425

NBC
Cannonball
0.4
2.066

FOX
Last Man Standing - R
0.2
0.908
7:30 PM
FOX
Duncanville - R
0.1
0.410
8:00 PM
ABC
NBA Countdown
0.4
1.589

CBS
Tough as Nails - R
0.3
2.149

NBC
The Titan Games - R
0.3
1.617

FOX
The Simpsons - R
0.3
0.832

The CW
Fridge Wars
0.1
0.398
8:30 PM
ABC
NBA Basketball (8:30-11)
0.9
2.439

FOX
Bless the Harts - R
0.2
0.568
9:00 PM
CBS
NCIS: Los Angeles - R
0.3
2.588

NBC
America’s Got Talent (9-11) - R
0.3
1.936

FOX
Bob’s Burgers - R
0.3
0.742

The CW
Taskmaster
0.1
0.212
9:30 PM
FOX
Family Guy - R
0.3
0.904
10:00 PM
CBS
NCIS: New Orleans - R
0.3
2.911

Average Rating: 0.33
Average Viewership: 1.824


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.