Thursday, August 20, 2020

UPDATED Wednesday Ratings - 'Big Brother,' 'Tough as Nails' and 'America's Got Talent' Dip; 'United We Fall' and 'Coroner' Steady

On August 19, 2020, CBS won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.57 rating - followed by NBC (0.50), ABC (0.37), FOX (0.35) and The CW (0.10).

Furthermore, NBC won in total viewers with 3.285 million viewers - followed by CBS (2.827), ABC (2.140), FOX (1.364) and The CW (0.571).

FOX aired all repeats for the evening.



UPDATE - NBC and ABC's coverage of the 2020 Democratic Convention were adjusted up.

CBS (0.57 Rating, 2.827 Million Viewers)
        BIG BROTHER (1.0, -0.1)
        TOUGH AS NAILS (0.4, -0.1)
        2020 DEMOCRATIC CONVENTION (0.3)

NBC (0.50 Rating, 3.285 Million Viewers)
        AMERICA'S GOT TALENT (0.6, -0.1)
        ELLEN'S GAME OF GAMES (0.4) REPEAT
        2020 DEMOCRATIC CONVENTION (0.5)

ABC (0.37 Rating, 2.140 Million Viewers)
        UNITED WE FALL (0.5, +0.0)
        THE GOLDBERGS (0.3) REPEAT
        THE CONNERS (0.3) REPEAT
        AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE (0.3) REPEAT
        2020 DEMOCRATIC CONVENTION (0.4)

FOX (0.35 Rating, 1.364 Million Viewers)
        MASTERCHEF (0.3) REPEAT
        MASTERCHEF (0.4) REPEAT

THE CW (0.10 Rating, 0.571 Million Viewers)
        THE 100 (0.1, +0.0)
        CORONER (0.1, +0.0)


                                           The Final Ratings for Wednesday, August 19 

Time

Network

Show

18 - 49 Rating

Viewers (Millions)

8:00 PM

CBS

Big Brother

1.0

3.852


NBC

America’s Got Talent

0.6

5.141


ABC

United We Fall

0.5

2.848


FOX

MasterChef - R

0.3

1.263


The CW

The 100

0.1

0.541

8:30 PM

ABC

The Goldbergs - R

0.3

1.729

9:00 PM

CBS

Tough as Nails

0.4

2.637


NBC

Ellen’s Game of Games - R

0.4

2.187


FOX

MasterChef - R

0.4

1.465


ABC

The Conners - R

0.3

1.788


The CW

Coroner

0.1

0.600

9:30 PM

ABC

American Housewife - R

0.3

1.506

10:00 PM

NBC

2020 Democratic Convention

0.5

2.526


ABC

2020 Democratic Convention

0.4

2.484


CBS

2020 Democratic Convention

0.3

1.993


Average Rating: 0.39
Average Viewership: 2.171


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.