Friday, October 16, 2020

UPDATED Thursday Ratings - In Final Numbers, Joe Biden Defeats Donald Trump in Competing Town Halls

On October 15, 2020, ABC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 2.23 rating - followed by FOX (1.50), NBC (0.95), CBS (0.53) and The CW (0.20).

Furthermore, ABC won in total viewers with 10.545 million viewers - followed by NBC (5.832), FOX (5.039), CBS (2.547) and The CW (0.829).




UPDATE - The Vice President and the People, Decision 2020: Trump Town Hall, MLB Baseball, Big Brother and the repeat of Emergency Call were adjusted up. Dateline was adjusted down.

ABC (2.23 Rating, 10.545 Million Viewers)
        THE VICE PRESIDENT AND THE PEOPLE (3.0)
        EMERGENCY CALL (0.7) REPEAT

FOX (1.50 Rating, 5.039 Million Viewers)
        MLB BASEBALL (1.5)

NBC (0.95 Rating, 5.832 Million Viewers)
        DECISION 2020: TRUMP TOWN HALL (2.2)
        CONNECTING (0.5, +0.2)
        CONNECTING (0.2, -0.1)
        DATELINE (0.3, -0.1)

CBS (0.53 Rating, 2.547 Million Viewers)
        BIG BROTHER (1.0, +0.0)
        THE NEIGHBORHOOD (0.3) REPEAT
        THE NEIGHBORHOOD (0.3) REPEAT
        STAR TREK: DISCOVERY (0.3, +0.1)

THE CW (0.20 Rating, 0.829 Million Viewers)
        SUPERNATURAL (0.3, -0.1)
        THE OUTPOST (0.1, +0.0)


The Final Ratings for Thursday, October 15 

Average Rating: 0.82
Average Viewership: 4.058


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.