Wednesday, October 7, 2020

UPDATED Tuesday Ratings - Viewers Largely Ignore 'NEXT'; 'Ellen's Game of Games' Returns Down; 'Swamp Thing' Does Fine

On October 6, 2020, ABC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 2.17 rating - followed by NBC (0.63), CBS (0.43), FOX (0.30) and The CW (0.18).

Furthermore, ABC won in total viewers with 5.882 million viewers - followed by CBS (4.333), NBC (3.931), FOX (1.584) and The CW (0.973).




UPDATE - 2020 NBA Finals, Ellen's Game of Games and The FBI Declassified were adjusted up. Jimmy Kimmel Live and NBA Countdown were adjusted down.

ABC (2.17 Rating, 5.882 Million Viewers)
        JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE (0.6)
        NBA COUNTDOWN (0.8)
        2020 NBA FINALS (2.9)

NBC (0.63 Rating, 3.931 Million Viewers)
        WEAKEST LINK (0.8, -0.4)
        ELLEN'S GAME OF GAMES (0.7) SEASON PREMIERE
        TRANSPLANT (0.4, -0.1)

CBS (0.43 Rating, 4.333 Million Viewers)
        NCIS (0.5) REPEAT
        FBI (0.4) REPEAT
        THE FBI DECLASSIFIED (0.4) SERIES PREMIERE

FOX (0.30 Rating, 1.584 Million Viewers)
        COSMOS: POSSIBLE WORLDS (0.3, -0.1)
        NEXT (0.3) SERIES PREMIERE

THE CW (0.18 Rating, 0.973 Million Viewers)
        SWAMP THING (0.2) LINEAR DEBUT
        WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY? (0.1) REPEAT


The Final Ratings for Tuesday, October 6 

Average Rating: 0.65
Average Viewership: 3.255


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.