Monday, April 26, 2021

UPDATED Friday Ratings - 'Dateline' Ticks Up; 'The Blacklist' Holds Steady; 'Shark Tank' and '20/20' Drop

On April 23, 2021, FOX won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.54 rating - followed by ABC (0.47), NBC (0.46), CBS (0.31) and The CW (0.08).

Furthermore, NBC won in total viewers with 3.564 million viewers - followed by CBS (3.438), ABC (2.852), FOX (2.121) and The CW (0.579).

CBS and The CW aired all repeats for the evening.


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

FOX (0.54 Rating, 2.121 Million Viewers)
        WWE SMACKDOWN (0.54)

ABC (0.47 Rating, 2.852 Million Viewers)
        SHARK TANK (0.62, -0.07)
        20/20 (0.39, -0.17)

NBC (0.46 Rating, 3.564 Million Viewers)
        THE BLACKLIST (0.40, +0.03)
        DATELINE (0.49, +0.08)

CBS (0.31 Rating, 3.438 Million Viewers)
        MACGYVER (0.30) REPEAT
        MAGNUM P.I. (0.32) REPEAT
        BLUE BLOODS (0.31) REPEAT

THE CW (0.08 Rating, 0.579 Million Viewers)
        WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY? (0.08) REPEAT
        WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY? (0.08) REPEAT
        PENN & TELLER: FOOL US (0.08) REPEAT


The Final Ratings for Friday, April 23 

Average Rating: 0.37
Average Viewership: 2.511


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.