Tuesday, January 19, 2021

UPDATED Friday Ratings - 'Whose Line Is It Anyway?' and 'Penn & Teller: Fool Us' Rise; 'Shark Tank' and 'Magnum P.I.' Fall

On January 15, 2021, ABC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.68 rating - followed by FOX (0.67), CBS (0.48), NBC (0.29) and The CW (0.17).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 5.037 million viewers - followed by ABC (4.240), FOX (2.262), NBC (2.146) and The CW (0.770).




UPDATE - WWE SmackDown was adjusted up.

ABC (0.68 Rating, 4.240 Million Viewers)
        SHARK TANK (0.73, -0.08)
        20/20 (0.65, +0.03)

FOX (0.67 Rating, 2.262 Million Viewers)
        WWE SMACKDOWN (0.67)

CBS (0.48 Rating, 5.037 Million Viewers)
        MACGYVER (0.55, -0.04)
        MAGNUM P.I. (0.51, -0.09)
        BLUE BLOODS (0.39) REPEAT

NBC (0.29 Rating, 2.146 Million Viewers)
        FIGURE SKATING (0.29)

THE CW (0.17 Rating, 0.770 Million Viewers)
        WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY? (0.18, +0.05)
        WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY? (0.16) REPEAT
        PENN & TELLER: FOOL US (0.16, +0.04)


The Final Ratings for Friday, January 15 

Average Rating: 0.43
Average Viewership: 3.040


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.