Monday, October 5, 2020

UPDATED Friday Ratings - '2020 NBA Finals' Drops, Still Leads Night; 'WWE SmackDown' and 'Masters of Illusion' Steady

On October 2, 2020, ABC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.78 rating - followed by FOX (0.60), CBS (0.43), NBC (0.33) and The CW (0.10).

Furthermore, ABC won in total viewers with 5.171 million viewers - followed by CBS (3.271), NBC (2.211), FOX (2.155) and The CW (0.580).




UPDATE - 2020 NBA Finals was adjusted up. Jimmy Kimmel Live and NBA Countdown were adjusted down.

ABC (1.78 Rating, 5.171 Million Viewers)
        JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE (0.5)
        NBA COUNTDOWN (0.6)
        2020 NBA FINALS (2.4)

FOX (0.60 Rating, 2.155 Million Viewers)
        WWE SMACKDOWN (0.6)

CBS (0.43 Rating, 3.271 Million Viewers)
        THE GREATEST #ATHOME VIDEOS (0.5, +0.2)
        UNDERCOVER BOSS (0.5) SEASON PREMIERE
        BLUE BLOODS (0.3) REPEAT

NBC (0.33 Rating, 2.211 Million Viewers)
        AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR (0.3) REPEAT
        DATELINE (0.4)

THE CW (0.10 Rating, 0.580 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 2 

Average Rating: 0.50
Average Viewership: 2.313


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.