Ratings: American Housewife Returns Steady, Big Brother Ticks Up With Finale

Ratings American Housewife Recast

In the latest TV show ratings, American Housewife opened Season 5 with 3.5 million total viewers and a 0.6 demo rating (per finals), right on par with its previous average (3.2 mil/0.6) though down a tenth from what Schooled had been doing in the post-Goldbergs time slot.

Elsewhere on ABC, The Goldbergs (3.7 mil/0.7) and The Con (2.5 mil/0.4) both dipped, The Conners (4.2 mil/0.8) dipped below last week’s series lows and Black-ish (2.9 mil/0.6) was steady.


CBS | Leading out of a steady Amazing Race (4.2 mil/0.7), the newly renewed Big Brother (3.9 mil/1.1, read finale recap) delivered one of smallest Wednesday audiences of the season while up a tenth in the demo. Versus its year ago finale, it was down just 7 percent.

FOX | The Masked Singer (6.3 mil/1.6, read recap and castoff Q&A) dipped but dominated; I Can See Your Voice (3.7 mil/1.0) was also down a tenth.

NBC | The Wall (3.8 mil/0.6) and Ninja Warrior (2.8 mil/0.5) were steady in the demo, with the former hitting a season high in audience.

THE CW | Devils (470K/0.1) and Coroner (835K/0.1) were steady in the demo, with the latter delivering the series’ second-largest CW audience thus far.

The Live+Same Day numbers reported in our ratings column do not reflect a show’s overall performance, given the increased use of delayed playback via DVR and streaming platforms, plus out-of-home viewing. These numbers (Nielsen fast nationals, unless denoted as finals) instead aim to simply illustrate trends or superlatives. Warning: Contents may be hot!

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