Friday, January 22, 2021

UPDATED Wednesday Ratings - NBC Leads 'Celebrating America' on the Broadcast Networks; 'The Masked Dancer' Falls

On January 20, 2021, ABC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.65 rating - followed by FOX (0.65), NBC (0.64), CBS (0.39) and The CW (0.12).

Furthermore, ABC won in total viewers with 3.574 million viewers - followed by NBC (3.533), CBS (2.815), FOX (2.795) and The CW (0.560).




UPDATE - Celebrating America (on ABC and CBS) was adjusted up. Riverdale was adjusted down.

ABC (0.65 Rating, 3.574 Million Viewers)
        THE INAUGURATION OF JOSEPH R. BIDEN, JR. (0.82)
        CELEBRATING AMERICA (0.69)
        THE CONNERS (0.61, -0.03)
        CALL YOUR MOTHER (0.42, -0.11)

FOX (0.65 Rating, 2.795 Million Viewers)
        THE MASKED DANCER (0.66, -0.08)
        NAME THAT TUNE (0.63, -0.07)

NBC (0.64 Rating, 3.533 Million Viewers)
        THE INAUGURATION OF JOSEPH R. BIDEN, JR. (0.75)
        CELEBRATING AMERICA (0.79)
        CHICAGO P.D. (0.35) REPEAT

CBS (0.39 Rating, 2.815 Million Viewers)
        ONE NATION: INDIVISIBLE (0.54)
        CELEBRATING AMERICA (0.46)
        MAGNUM P.I. (0.21) REPEAT

THE CW (0.12 Rating, 0.560 Million Viewers)
        RIVERDALE (0.14) SEASON PREMIERE
        NANCY DREW (0.09) SEASON PREMIERE


The Final Ratings for Wednesday, January 20 

Average Rating: 0.51
Average Viewership: 2.853


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.