Tuesday, September 8, 2020

UPDATED Friday Ratings - 'WWE SmackDown' Leads Night Once Again; 'Love Island' Steady; 'Being Reuben' Dips

On September 4, 2020, FOX won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.60 rating - followed by ABC (0.40), NBC (0.30), CBS (0.27) and The CW (0.05).

Furthermore, ABC won in total viewers with 2.808 million viewers - followed by CBS (2.299), FOX (2.129), NBC (2.063) and The CW (0.378).

ABC and NBC aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - The repeat of MacGyver was adjusted up.

FOX (0.60 Rating, 2.129 Million Viewers)
        WWE SMACKDOWN (0.6)

ABC (0.40 Rating, 2.808 Million Viewers)
        SHARK TANK (0.4) REPEAT
        20/20 (0.4) REPEAT

NBC (0.30 Rating, 2.063 Million Viewers)
        AMERICA'S GOT TALENT (0.3) REPEAT
        DATELINE (0.3) REPEAT

CBS (0.27 Rating, 2.299 Million Viewers)
        MACGYVER (0.3) REPEAT
        LOVE ISLAND (0.3, +0.0)
        BLUE BLOODS (0.2) REPEAT

THE CW (0.05 Rating, 0.378 Million Viewers)
        MASTERS OF ILLUSION (0.1) REPEAT
        MASTERS OF ILLUSION (0.1) REPEAT
        BEING REUBEN (0.0, -0.1)
        BEING REUBEN (0.0, +0.0)


                                          The Final Ratings for Friday, September 4 

Time

Network

Show

18 - 49 Rating

Viewers (Millions)

8:00 PM

FOX

WWE SmackDown (8-10)

0.6

2.129


ABC

Shark Tank - R

0.4

2.686


NBC

America’s Got Talent (8-10) - R

0.3

1.621


CBS

MacGyver - R

0.3

2.764


The CW

Masters of Illusion - R

0.1

0.540

8:30 PM

The CW

Masters of Illusion - R

0.1

0.494

9:00 PM

ABC

20/20 (9-11) - R

0.4

2.869


CBS

Love Island

0.3

1.578


The CW

Being Reuben

0.0

0.281

9:30 PM

The CW

Being Reuben

0.0

0.195

10:00 PM

NBC

Dateline - R

0.3

2.284


CBS

Blue Bloods - R

0.2

2.555


Average Rating: 0.25
Average Viewership: 1.666


NOTE: For the 2020-21 broadcast season, Nielsen has determined that there are 121 million TV households in the United States - with 307.9 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.