Ratings: SmackDown Hits Fox Lows, Dick Van Dyke Leads Night in Audience

In the latest TV ratings, Friday Night SmackDown on Fourth of July Eve delivered 1.776 million total viewers and a 0.4 demo rating, slipping 18 and 20 percent week-to-week to mark the WWE program’s lowest numbers yet on Fox. That said, SmackDown landed in a three-way tie for the demo win on this very quiet […]

Ratings: Cannonball Makes OK Splash, The Wall Hits Season High in Audience

In the latest TV ratings, NBC’s special preview of Cannonball (which officially premieres July 9 on USA Network) drew 2.8 million total viewers and a 0.6 rating, placing second for the night in the demo. Opening NBC’s Monday lineup, Titan Games (3.9 mil/0.7) and The Wall (4 mil/0.7) tied for the nightly demo win, with […]

TV Ratings: Magnum P.I. Draws Friday’s Largest Audience, Ties for Demo Win

In the latest TV ratings, CBS’ Magnum P.I. this week delivered Friday’s largest audience — 6.9 million total viewers, with leadout Blue Bloods in rerun mode — while landing in a four-way tie for the nightly demo win, holding steady at 0.7. Opening the Eye’s night, MacGyver (6.4 mil/0.7) was steady week-to-week. Elsewhere…. NBC | […]

TV Ratings: Modern Family Series Finale Delivers a 3-Year Audience High

ABC’s Modern Family wrapped its 11-season run on Wednesday night with 7.4 million total viewers — its largest audience since January 2017 — and a 1.6 rating, its best demo number since September 2018. TVLine readers gave the big send-off an average grade of “B+.” Bookending the hour-long finale, the A Modern Farwell special did […]

Ratings: Stumptown Flat With Finale, Med and Fire Hit 4-Year Audience Highs

In the latest TV ratings, ABC’s Stumptown wrapped its freshman run on Wednesday night with 2.72 million total viewers and a 0.5 demo rating, ticking up just a smidgen to mark its largest audience since Jan. 8 while steady in the demo. Averaging not quite a 0.5 rating across 18 episodes, Stumptown among all ABC […]

TV Ratings: Shark Tank Surges to 3-Year Audience High, Blacklist Returns Up

In the latest TV ratings, ABC’s Shark Tank (with CBS in rerun mode) reeled in 6 million total viewers and a 1.1 demo rating, surging 28 and 38 percent week-to-week to mark its largest audience in three years and its best rating in 14 months. Leading out of that, 20/20 (4.6 mil/0.8) was up a […]

TV Ratings: Blue Bloods Ties for Demo Win, Draws Friday’s Biggest Audience

RELATED STORIES CBS’ Blue Bloods returned from a one-week break to 7.5 million total viewers — Friday’s largest audience — and a 0.7 rating, up a tenth to land in a four-way tie for the nightly demo win. Opening CBS’ night, MacGyver (5.8 mil/0.7) and Hawaii Five-0 (6.9 mil/0.7) were both steady. Elsewhere…. NBC | […]

Rachel Maddow Gets Biggest Audience Ever With Lev Parnas Interview

RELATED STORIES Rachel Maddow‘s exclusive sit-down with the controversial Lev Parnas delivered her eponymous MSNBC program’s largest audience ever on Wednesday night. The Rachel Maddow Show‘s interview with the associate of Rudy Giuliani drew 4.5 million total viewers, marking an all-time high for the 11-1/2 year old program. Maddow thus bested Hannity, her Fox News […]

Eddie Murphy’s SNL Hits an 11-Year Audience High With DVR Playback, Best Since Sarah Palin’s 2008 Visit

It’s an extra-beautiful day in Mister Robinson’s neighborhood, now that the latest ratings for Eddie Murphy’s celebrated Saturday Night Live return are in. Hosting SNL for the first time in 35 years, Murphy’s callback-filled episode amassed 16.3 million total viewers with Live+7 DVR playback factored in — marking the long-running sketch series’ largest audience since […]

Ratings: I Love Lucy Leads Quiet Friday in Audience, SmackDown Tops Demo

RELATED STORIES CBS’ annual serving of colorized I Love Lucy episodes on Friday delivered 4.9 million total viewers — the night’s largest audience, edging out a Blue Bloods rerun (4.6 million) — while scoring a 0.5 rating, which tied an NBC Dateline rerun for second place in the demo. Fox’s Friday Night SmackDown (2.4 million […]