Monday, May 3, 2021

UPDATED Friday Ratings - 'WWE SmackDown' Edges Out Night 2 of 'NFL Draft'; 'MacGyver' Series Finale Remains Steady

On April 30, 2021, FOX won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.49 rating - followed by ABC (0.47), CBS (0.46), NBC (0.40) and The CW (0.11).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 5.370 million viewers - followed by NBC (3.351), ABC (2.061), FOX (2.018) and The CW (0.756).




UPDATE - Magnum P.I. was adjusted up. World's Funniest Animals: Spring Fling was adjusted down.

FOX (0.49 Rating, 2.018 Million Viewers)
        WWE SMACKDOWN (0.49)

ABC (0.47 Rating, 2.061 Million Viewers)
        2021 NFL DRAFT (0.47)

CBS (0.46 Rating, 5.370 Million Viewers)
        MACGYVER (0.45, -0.03) SERIES FINALE
        MAGNUM P.I. (0.47, -0.07)
        BLUE BLOODS (0.45, -0.14)

NBC (0.40 Rating, 3.351 Million Viewers)
        THE BLACKLIST (0.35, -0.05)
        DATELINE (0.42, -0.07)

THE CW (0.11 Rating, 0.756 Million Viewers)
        WORLD'S FUNNIEST ANIMALS (0.12)
        PENN & TELLER: FOOL US (0.09) REPEAT


The Final Ratings for Friday, April 30 

Average Rating: 0.39
Average Viewership: 2.711


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.