Thursday, August 27, 2020

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

On August 26, 2020, CBS won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.63 rating - followed by NBC (0.43), ABC (0.35), FOX (0.35) and The CW (0.10).

Furthermore, NBC won in total viewers with 3.095 million viewers - followed by CBS (2.953), ABC (2.022), FOX (1.388) and The CW (0.461).

FOX aired all repeats for the evening.



UPDATE - There were no adjustments to any of the preliminary ratings.

CBS (0.63 Rating, 2.953 Million Viewers)
        BIG BROTHER (1.1, +0.1)
        TOUGH AS NAILS (0.5, +0.1)
        2020 REPUBLICAN CONVENTION (0.3)

NBC (0.43 Rating, 3.095 Million Viewers)
        AMERICA'S GOT TALENT (0.6, +0.0)
        ELLEN'S GAME OF GAMES (0.4) REPEAT
        2020 REPUBLICAN CONVENTION (0.3)

ABC (0.35 Rating, 2.022 Million Viewers)
        UNITED WE FALL (0.5, +0.0) SEASON FINALE
        THE GOLDBERGS (0.4) REPEAT
        THE CONNERS (0.3) REPEAT
        AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE (0.3) REPEAT
        2020 REPUBLICAN CONVENTION (0.3)

FOX (0.35 Rating, 1.388 Million Viewers)
        MASTERCHEF (0.3) REPEAT
        MASTERCHEF (0.4) REPEAT

THE CW (0.10 Rating, 0.461 Million Viewers)
        WOMEN IN FILM PRESENTS: MAKE IT WORK! (0.1)
        CORONER (0.1, +0.0)


                                           The Final Ratings for Wednesday, August 26 

Time

Network

Show

18 - 49 Rating

Viewers (Millions)

8:00 PM

CBS

Big Brother

1.1

4.224


NBC

America’s Got Talent

0.6

4.998


ABC

United We Fall

0.5

3.022


FOX

MasterChef - R

0.3

1.316


The CW

Women in Film Presents: Make It Work!

0.1

0.303

8:30 PM

ABC

The Goldbergs - R

0.4

1.979

9:00 PM

CBS

Tough as Nails

0.5

2.855


NBC

Ellen’s Game of Games - R

0.4

2.322


FOX

MasterChef - R

0.4

1.459


ABC

The Conners - R

0.3

1.817


The CW

Coroner

0.1

0.618

9:30 PM

ABC

American Housewife - R

0.3

1.523

10:00 PM

NBC

2020 Republican Convention

0.3

1.966


ABC

2020 Republican Convention

0.3

1.895


CBS

2020 Republican Convention

0.3

1.781


Average Rating: 0.39
Average Viewership: 2.139


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.