Tuesday, May 4, 2021

UPDATED Sunday Ratings - 'Legends of Tomorrow' Returns Down Slightly; 'NCIS: Los Angeles' and 'American Idol' Tick Up

On May 2, 2021, ABC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.68 rating - followed by CBS (0.58), NBC (0.32), FOX (0.27) and The CW (0.10).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 6.310 million viewers - followed by ABC (5.162), NBC (1.516), FOX (0.790) and The CW (0.435).




UPDATE - American Idol, 60 Minutes, The Equalizer, Bob's Burgers and the 8PM repeat of The Simpsons were adjusted up.

ABC (0.68 Rating, 5.162 Million Viewers)
        AMERICA'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS (0.54, -0.09)
        AMERICAN IDOL (0.83, +0.07)
        THE ROOKIE (0.50, +0.04)

CBS (0.58 Rating, 6.310 Million Viewers)
        60 MINUTES (0.59, +0.13)
        THE EQUALIZER (0.66, +0.00)
        NCIS: LOS ANGELES (0.59, +0.05)
        NCIS: NEW ORLEANS (0.49, +0.04)

NBC (0.32 Rating, 1.516 Million Viewers)
        ELLEN'S GAME OF GAMES (0.27) REPEAT
        ELLEN'S GAME OF GAMES (0.37, +0.10)
        ZOEY'S EXTRAORDINARY PLAYLIST (0.29, +0.03)
        GOOD GIRLS (0.33, -0.04)

FOX (0.27 Rating, 0.790 Million Viewers)
        THE SIMPSONS (0.17) REPEAT
        BLESS THE HARTS (0.18, -0.11)
        THE SIMPSONS (0.26) REPEAT
        THE GREAT NORTH (0.23) REPEAT
        BOB'S BURGERS (0.37, -0.05)
        FAMILY GUY (0.42, -0.04)

THE CW (0.10 Rating, 0.435 Million Viewers)
        LEGENDS OF TOMORROW (0.10) SEASON PREMIERE
        BATWOMAN (0.10, -0.07)


The Final Ratings for Sunday, May 2 

Average Rating: 0.39
Average Viewership: 2.843


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.