Monday, March 15, 2021

UPDATED Friday Ratings - 'Shark Tank' and 'WWE SmackDown' Lead Night Opposite Oprah's Interview with Meghan and Harry

On March 12, 2021, FOX won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.61 rating - followed by ABC (0.46), NBC (0.44), CBS (0.41) and The CW (0.09).

Furthermore, NBC won in total viewers with 3.253 million viewers - followed by ABC (3.118), CBS (2.666), FOX (2.171) and The CW (0.739).

CBS aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - WWE SmackDown, The Blacklist and the repeat of Oprah with Meghan and Harry were adjusted up.

FOX (0.61 Rating, 2.171 Million Viewers)
        WWE SMACKDOWN (0.61)

ABC (0.46 Rating, 3.118 Million Viewers)
        SHARK TANK (0.64, -0.07)
        20/20 (0.37, -0.20)

NBC (0.44 Rating, 3.253 Million Viewers)
        THE BLACKLIST (0.39, +0.04)
        DATELINE (0.47, +0.08)

CBS (0.41 Rating, 2.666 Million Viewers)
        OPRAH WITH MEGHAN AND HARRY (0.51) REPEAT
        CLARICE (0.22) REPEAT

THE CW (0.09 Rating, 0.739 Million Viewers)
        WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY? (0.12, -0.03)
        WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY? (0.11) REPEAT
        PENN & TELLER: FOOL US (0.07, -0.04)


The Final Ratings for Friday, March 12 

Average Rating: 0.40
Average Viewership: 2.389


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.