Friday, April 30, 2021

UPDATED Thursday Ratings - 'NFL Draft' Easily Leads Night; 'Last Man Standing' and 'United States of Al' Drop; 'Manifest' Steady

On April 29, 2021, ABC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.05 rating - followed by CBS (0.44), NBC (0.42), FOX (0.23) and The CW (0.09).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 4.226 million viewers - followed by ABC (4.192), NBC (2.963), FOX (1.549) and The CW (0.820).




UPDATE - Both episodes of Manifest were adjusted up.

ABC (1.05 Rating, 4.192 Million Viewers)
        2021 NFL DRAFT (1.05)

CBS (0.44 Rating, 4.226 Million Viewers)
        YOUNG SHELDON (0.71, +0.05)
        UNITED STATES OF AL (0.47, -0.12)
        MOM (0.53, -0.08)
        B POSITIVE (0.44, -0.04)
        CLARICE (0.25) REPEAT

NBC (0.42 Rating, 2.963 Million Viewers)
        MANIFEST (0.48, +0.01)
        MANIFEST (0.46, -0.01)
        LAW & ORDER: SVU (0.32) REPEAT

FOX (0.23 Rating, 1.549 Million Viewers)
        NAME THAT TUNE (0.25) REPEAT
        LAST MAN STANDING (0.26, -0.25)
        LET'S BE REAL (0.17) SERIES PREMIERE

THE CW (0.09 Rating, 0.820 Million Viewers)
        WILLIAM & KATE'S ROYAL ANNIVERSARY (0.09)
        HARRY & MEGHAN'S AMERICAN DREAM (0.09) REPEAT


The Final Ratings for Thursday, April 29 

Average Rating: 0.45
Average Viewership: 2.750


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.