Monday, March 1, 2021

UPDATED Friday Ratings - 'Shark Tank' Continues to Lead the Night; 'The Blacklist' and 'Whose Line Is It Anyway?' Steady

On February 26, 2021, ABC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.67 rating - followed by FOX (0.54), CBS (0.36), NBC (0.30) and The CW (0.13).

Furthermore, ABC won in total viewers with 4.122 million viewers - followed by CBS (3.704), NBC (2.876), FOX (2.145) and The CW (0.775).

CBS aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - There were no adjustments to any of the preliminary ratings.

ABC (0.67 Rating, 4.122 Million Viewers)
        SHARK TANK (0.74, +0.02)
        20/20 (0.63, +0.16)

FOX (0.54 Rating, 2.145 Million Viewers)
        WWE SMACKDOWN (0.54)

CBS (0.36 Rating, 3.704 Million Viewers)
        MACGYVER (0.34) REPEAT
        MAGNUM P.I. (0.39) REPEAT
        BLUE BLOODS (0.35) REPEAT

NBC (0.30 Rating, 2.876 Million Viewers)
        THE BLACKLIST (0.31, -0.04)
        DATELINE (0.29, -0.04)

THE CW (0.13 Rating, 0.775 Million Viewers)
        WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY? (0.15, +0.00)
        WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY? (0.12) REPEAT
        PENN & TELLER: FOOL US (0.12, +0.02)


The Final Ratings for Friday, February 26 

Average Rating: 0.40
Average Viewership: 2.724


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.