Thursday, August 6, 2020

UPDATED Wednesday Ratings - 'Big Brother' Premiere Dominates Night; 'United We Fall' Steady; 'The 100' Dips

On August 5, 2020, CBS won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.83 rating - followed by FOX (0.40), ABC (0.35), NBC (0.33) and The CW (0.10).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 3.637 million viewers - followed by NBC (3.149), ABC (1.810), FOX (1.542) and The CW (0.593).

NBC and FOX aired all repeats for the evening.


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

CBS (0.83 Rating, 3.637 Million Viewers)
        TOUGH AS NAILS (0.5, +0.0)
        BIG BROTHER (1.0) SEASON PREMIERE

FOX (0.40 Rating, 1.542 Million Viewers)
        MASTERCHEF (0.4) REPEAT
        MASTERCHEF (0.4) REPEAT

ABC (0.35 Rating, 1.810 Million Viewers)
        UNITED WE FALL (0.5, +0.0)
        THE GOLDBERGS (0.4) REPEAT
        THE CONNERS (0.3) REPEAT
        AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE (0.3) REPEAT
        AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. (0.3, +0.0)

NBC (0.33 Rating, 3.149 Million Viewers)
        CHICAGO MED (0.3) REPEAT
        CHICAGO FIRE (0.3) REPEAT
        CHICAGO P.D. (0.4) REPEAT

THE CW (0.10 Rating, 0.593 Million Viewers)
        THE 100 (0.1, -0.1)
        CORONER (0.1) SERIES PREMIERE


                                           The Final Ratings for Wednesday, August 5 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
CBS
Tough as Nails
0.5
3.642

ABC
United We Fall
0.5
3.272

FOX
MasterChef - R
0.4
1.562

NBC
Chicago Med - R
0.3
2.939

The CW
The 100
0.1
0.471
8:30 PM
ABC
The Goldbergs - R
0.4
1.987
9:00 PM
CBS
Big Brother (9-11)
1.0
3.635

FOX
MasterChef - R
0.4
1.522

NBC
Chicago Fire - R
0.3
3.089

ABC
The Conners - R
0.3
1.666

The CW
Coroner
0.1
0.715
9:30 PM
ABC
American Housewife - R
0.3
1.432
10:00 PM
NBC
Chicago P.D. - R
0.4
3.420

ABC
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
0.3
1.250

Average Rating: 0.38
Average Viewership: 2.186


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.