Friday, January 8, 2021

UPDATED Wednesday Ratings - NBC Leads Special News Coverage; 'The Masked Dancer' Plummets in Regular Time Slot

On January 6, 2021, NBC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.12 rating - followed by FOX (0.73), ABC (0.65), CBS (0.39) and The CW (0.07).

Furthermore, NBC won in total viewers with 5.822 million viewers - followed by ABC (3.842), FOX (2.999), CBS (2.572) and The CW (0.266).

The CW aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - NBC News Special Report was adjusted up.

NBC (1.12 Rating, 5.822 Million Viewers)
        NBC NEWS SPECIAL REPORT (1.12)

FOX (0.73 Rating, 2.999 Million Viewers)
        THE MASKED DANCER (0.74, -0.70)
        NAME THAT TUNE (0.72) SERIES PREMIERE

ABC (0.65 Rating, 3.842 Million Viewers)
        ABC NEWS SPECIAL REPORT (0.65)

CBS (0.39 Rating, 2.572 Million Viewers)
        YOUNG SHELDON (0.54) REPEAT
        THE NEIGHBORHOOD (0.45) REPEAT
        CBS NEWS SPECIAL REPORT (0.33)

THE CW (0.07 Rating, 0.266 Million Viewers)
        RIVERDALE (0.07) REPEAT
        NANCY DREW (0.06) REPEAT


The Final Ratings for Wednesday, January 6 

Average Rating: 0.52
Average Viewership: 2.771


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.