Friday, August 28, 2020

UPDATED Thursday Ratings - 'Big Brother' and 'Mysteries Decoded' Steady; ABC Concludes 'Republican Convention' on Top

On August 27, 2020, CBS won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.57 rating - followed by ABC (0.40), NBC (0.37), FOX (0.20) and The CW (0.10).

Furthermore, ABC won in total viewers with 2.542 million viewers - followed by CBS (2.415), NBC (2.274), The CW (0.752) and FOX (0.649).

FOX aired all repeats for the evening.



UPDATE - CBS and NBC's coverage of the 2020 Republican Convention was adjusted up. Mysteries Decoded was adjusted down.

CBS (0.57 Rating, 2.415 Million Viewers)
        BIG BROTHER (1.0, +0.0)
        LOVE ISLAND (0.4)
        2020 REPUBLICAN CONVENTION (0.3)

ABC (0.40 Rating, 2.542 Million Viewers)
        HOLEY MOLEY (0.4) REPEAT
        TO TELL THE TRUTH (0.4) REPEAT
        2020 REPUBLICAN CONVENTION (0.4)

NBC (0.37 Rating, 2.274 Million Viewers)
        THE WALL (0.4) REPEAT
        LAW & ORDER: SVU (0.3) REPEAT
        2020 REPUBLICAN CONVENTION (0.4)

FOX (0.20 Rating, 0.649 Million Viewers)
        MASTERCHEF (0.2) REPEAT
        MASTERCHEF (0.2) REPEAT

THE CW (0.10 Rating, 0.752 Million Viewers)
        MYSTERIES DECODED (0.1, -0.1)
        PENN & TELLER: FOOL US (0.1) REPEAT


                                         The Final Ratings for Thursday, August 27 

Time

Network

Show

18 - 49 Rating

Viewers (Millions)

8:00 PM

CBS

Big Brother

1.0

3.990


NBC

The Wall - R

0.4

2.613


ABC

Holey Moley - R

0.4

2.430


FOX

MasterChef - R

0.2

0.673


The CW

Mysteries Decoded

0.1

0.781

9:00 PM

ABC

To Tell the Truth - R

0.4

2.620


CBS

Love Island

0.4

1.470


NBC

Law & Order: SVU - R

0.3

1.939


FOX

MasterChef - R

0.2

0.625


The CW

Penn & Teller: Fool Us - R

0.1

0.722

10:00 PM

ABC

2020 Republican Convention

0.4

2.575


NBC

2020 Republican Convention

0.4

2.271


CBS

2020 Republican Convention

0.3

1.784


Average Rating: 0.35
Average Viewership: 1.884


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.