Monday, October 19, 2020

UPDATED Friday Ratings - 'Shark Tank' Premiere Tops Night; 'WWE SmackDown' and 'Dateline' Steady; 'Undercover Boss' Rises

On October 16, 2020, FOX won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.60 rating - followed by ABC (0.47), CBS (0.37), NBC (0.37) and The CW (0.10).

Furthermore, ABC won in total viewers with 3.470 million viewers - followed by CBS (2.939), NBC (2.183), FOX (2.124) and The CW (0.648).




UPDATE - WWE SmackDown and Dateline were adjusted up.

FOX (0.60 Rating, 2.124 Million Viewers)
        WWE SMACKDOWN (0.6)

ABC (0.47 Rating, 3.470 Million Viewers)
        SHARK TANK (0.6) SEASON PREMIERE
        20/20 (0.4) SEASON PREMIERE

CBS (0.37 Rating, 2.939 Million Viewers)
        THE GREATEST #ATHOME VIDEOS (0.4, +0.0)
        UNDERCOVER BOSS (0.4, +0.1)
        BLUE BLOODS (0.3) REPEAT

NBC (0.37 Rating, 2.183 Million Viewers)
        AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR (0.3) REPEAT
        DATELINE (0.5, +0.0)

THE CW (0.10 Rating, 0.648 Million Viewers)
        MASTERS OF ILLUSION (0.1, +0.0)
        MASTERS OF ILLUSION (0.1) REPEAT
        WORLD'S FUNNIEST ANIMALS (0.1, +0.0)
        WORLD'S FUNNIEST ANIMALS (0.1) REPEAT


The Final Ratings for Friday, October 16 

Average Rating: 0.33
Average Viewership: 2.115


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.