Monday, February 1, 2021

UPDATED Friday Ratings - 'The Blacklist,' 'Dateline,' 'Whose Line Is It Anyway?' and 'Penn & Teller: Fool Us' Steady; '20/20' Drops

On January 29, 2021, FOX won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.62 rating - followed by ABC (0.49), NBC (0.39), CBS (0.34) and The CW (0.15).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 3.970 million viewers - followed by NBC (3.380), ABC (3.187), FOX (2.304) and The CW (0.910).

CBS aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - The repeat of Shark Tank was adjusted up.

FOX (0.62 Rating, 2.304 Million Viewers)
        WWE SMACKDOWN (0.62)

ABC (0.49 Rating, 3.187 Million Viewers)
        SHARK TANK (0.58) REPEAT
        20/20 (0.44, -0.07)

NBC (0.39 Rating, 3.380 Million Viewers)
        THE BLACKLIST (0.38, -0.03)
        DATELINE (0.39, +0.00)

CBS (0.34 Rating, 3.970 Million Viewers)
        MACGYVER (0.30) REPEAT
        MAGNUM P.I. (0.35) REPEAT
        BLUE BLOODS (0.38) REPEAT

THE CW (0.15 Rating, 0.910 Million Viewers)
        WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY? (0.19, +0.01)
        WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY? (0.16) REPEAT
        PENN & TELLER: FOOL US (0.13, +0.03)


The Final Ratings for Friday, January 29 

Average Rating: 0.40
Average Viewership: 2.750


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.