Wednesday, August 19, 2020

UPDATED Tuesday Ratings - 'America's Got Talent' and 'What Would You Do?' Dip; 'Dead Pixels' Opens Low

On August 18, 2020, NBC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.57 rating - followed by CBS (0.30), ABC (0.30), FOX (0.25) and The CW (0.10).

Furthermore, NBC won in total viewers with 4.492 million viewers - followed by CBS (3.385), ABC (1.893), FOX (1.000) and The CW (0.326).

FOX aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - CBS' coverage of the 2020 Democratic Convention was adjusted up. America's Got Talent was adjusted down.

NBC (0.57 Rating, 4.492 Million Viewers)
        AMERICA'S GOT TALENT (0.7, -0.2)
        2020 DEMOCRATIC CONVENTION (0.3)

CBS (0.30 Rating, 3.385 Million Viewers)
        NCIS (0.3) REPEAT
        FBI (0.3) REPEAT
        2020 DEMOCRATIC CONVENTION (0.3)

ABC (0.30 Rating, 1.893 Million Viewers)
        MODERN FAMILY (0.3) REPEAT
        MODERN FAMILY (0.3) REPEAT
        WHAT WOULD YOU DO? (0.3, -0.1)
        2020 DEMOCRATIC CONVENTION (0.3)

FOX (0.25 Rating, 1.000 Million Viewers)
        HELL'S KITCHEN (0.3) REPEAT
        PRODIGAL SON (0.2) REPEAT

THE CW (0.10 Rating, 0.326 Million Viewers)
        DEAD PIXELS (0.1) SERIES PREMIERE
        WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY? (0.1) REPEAT
        TELL ME A STORY (0.1, +0.0)


                                           The Final Ratings for Tuesday, August 18 

Time

Network

Show

18 - 49 Rating

Viewers (Millions)

8:00 PM

NBC

America’s Got Talent (8-10)

0.7

5.577


CBS

NCIS - R

0.3

4.591


ABC

Modern Family - R

0.3

1.854


FOX

Hell’s Kitchen - R

0.3

1.347


The CW

Dead Pixels

0.1

0.419

8:30 PM

ABC

Modern Family - R

0.3

1.466


The CW

Whose Line Is It Anyway? - R

0.1

0.304

9:00 PM

CBS

FBI - R

0.3

3.491


ABC

What Would You Do?

0.3

1.773


FOX

Prodigal Son - R

0.2

0.653


The CW

Tell Me a Story

0.1

0.290

10:00 PM

NBC

2020 Democratic Convention

0.3

2.323


ABC

2020 Democratic Convention

0.3

2.246


CBS

2020 Democratic Convention

0.3

2.072


Average Rating: 0.28
Average Viewership: 2.029


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.