Friday, August 7, 2020

Thursday Ratings - 'To Tell the Truth' and 'Don't' Tick Up, Lead Night for ABC; 'Killer Camp' Remains Steady

On August 6, 2020, ABC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.53 rating - followed by FOX (0.40), NBC (0.33), CBS (0.32) and The CW (0.10).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 2.940 million viewers - followed by ABC (2.787), NBC (2.161), FOX (1.606) and The CW (0.465).

CBS and NBC aired all repeats for the evening.


ABC (0.53 Rating, 2.787 Million Viewers)
        HOLEY MOLEY (0.5, +0.0)
        DON'T (0.5, +0.1)
        TO TELL THE TRUTH (0.6, +0.1)

FOX (0.40 Rating, 1.606 Million Viewers)
        MLB BASEBALL (0.4)

NBC (0.33 Rating, 2.161 Million Viewers)
        ELLEN'S GAME OF GAMES (0.4) REPEAT
        LAW & ORDER: SVU (0.3) REPEAT
        LAW & ORDER: SVU (0.3) REPEAT

CBS (0.32 Rating, 2.940 Million Viewers)
        YOUNG SHELDON (0.4) REPEAT
        THE UNICORN (0.3) REPEAT
        MOM (0.3) REPEAT
        MOM (0.3) REPEAT
        BULL (0.3) REPEAT

THE CW (0.10 Rating, 0.465 Million Viewers)
        KILLER CAMP (0.1, +0.0)
        PENN & TELLER: FOOL US (0.1) REPEAT


                                       The Preliminary Ratings for Thursday, August 6 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
ABC
Holey Moley
0.5
2.951

CBS
Young Sheldon - R
0.4
4.004

NBC
Ellen’s Game of Games - R
0.4
2.485

FOX
MLB Baseball (8-10)
0.4
1.606

The CW
Killer Camp
0.1
0.465
8:30 PM
CBS
The Unicorn - R
0.3
2.825
9:00 PM
ABC
Don’t
0.5
2.447

CBS
Mom - R
0.3
3.013

NBC
Law & Order: SVU - R
0.3
1.877

The CW
Penn & Teller: Fool Us - R
0.1
0.465
9:30 PM
CBS
Mom - R
0.3
2.880
10:00 PM
ABC
To Tell the Truth
0.6
2.962

CBS
Bull - R
0.3
2.458

NBC
Law & Order: SVU - R
0.3
2.120

Average Rating: 0.34
Average Viewership: 2.326


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.