Ratings Roundup Week of May 19, 2019

CBS had two summer drama premieres last week, Blood and Treasure and the final season of Elementary. For summer shows, both opened well, Elementary picked up about where it left off at the end of its last season. NCIS wrapped another season at the top of the ratings chart, proving after sixteen years it's still the most watched drama on the network.

Program

Rating

Millions of Viewers

Renew/Cancel

NCIS (finale)

1.2

12.1

Renewed

The Big Bang Theory (rerun)

1.1

6.0


The Big Bang Theory (rerun)

0.9

5.8


The Amazing Race

0.9

4.5

Renewed

60 Minutes

0.8

8.4

Renewed

Young Sheldon (rerun)

0.7

5.4


The Code

0.7

5.0

Cancelled

SEAL Team (finale)

0.7

4.2

Renewed

Blood & Treasure (premiere)

0.6

5.6


Young Sheldon (rerun)

0.6

5.3

Renewed

Mom (rerun)

0.6

4.7

Renewed

Life In Pieces

0.6

4.5

Cancelled

NCIS: Los Angeles (finale)

0.5

5.3

Renewed

Blue Bloods (rerun)

0.5

5.0

Renewed

Hawaii Five-0 (rerun)

0.5

4.3

Renewed

Elementary (premere)

0.5

4.1

Final Season

Whistleblower (premiere)

0.5

4.0


The Late Late Show Carpool Karaoke

0.5

2.9


The Red Line (finale)

0.3

3.2


Ransom (finale)

0.2

2.1

Cancelled

God friended Me (rerun)

0.2

1.9

Renewed

48 Hours

0.2

1.8

Renewed

ABC closed out it comedy slate last week. The network had a strong showing with its Live in Front of a Studio Audience special. The ratings pulled up the finale episode of Whiskey Cavalier enough that the network gave brief lip service to a second season consideration.

Program

Rating

Millions of Viewers

Renew/Cancel

Live in Front of a Studio Audience

1.8

10.4


American Idol (Sunday) (finale)

1.5

8.7


All About All in the Family and The Jeffersons

1.4

7.8


The Bachelorette

1.2

4.5


This Is Farrah Fawcett

0.7

5.8


American Housewife (finale)

0.7

3.6

Renewed

Whiskey Cavalier (finale)

0.7

3.6

Cancelled

Black-ish (finale)

0.7

2.9

Renewed

America's Funniest Home Videos (finale)

0.6

4.5

Renewed

The Kids Are Alright (finale)

0.6

3.0

Cancelled

Bless This Mess (finale)

0.6

2.8

Renewed

Marvel's Agents of SHIELD

0.5

4.0

Renewed

The Fix (finale)

0.5

2.9

Cancelled

20/20 (Friday)

0.5

2.8

Renewed

Shark Tank (rerun)

0.4

2.8


Live in Front of a Studio Audience (rerun)

0.4

2.5


All About All in the Family and The Jeffersons (rerun)

0.4

2.2


1969

0.3

1.9


20/20 (Saturday)

0.3

1.9


NBC wrapped most of its schedule as well. Blindspot returned after a few weeks off down a tenth. The Dick Wolf Chicago trifecta wrapped steady with previous weeks.

Program

Rating

Millions of Viewers

Renew/Cancel

The Voice (Monday)

1.2

8.0


Chicago Med (finale)

1.1

7.5

Renewed

Chicago Fire (finale)

1.1

7.5

Renewed

The Voice (Tuesday) (finale)

1.1

7.4


Chicago PD (finale)

1.0

6.6

Renewed

Dateline (Sunday)

0.7

4.4


The Enemy Within (finale)

0.6

4.3

Cancelled

The Village (finale)

0.6

4.2

Cancelled

Dateline Friday

0.6

3.7

Renewed

Dateline Saturday (rerun)

0.5

3.0


Ellen's Game of Games (rerun)

0.5

2.5


Good Girls

0.5

2.3

Renewed

Blindspot

0.4

3.0

Renewed

Red Nose Day

0.4

2.2


Hollywood Game Night

0.4

2.0


The Wall (rerun)

0.3

1.7


Aside from a few repeats, FOX ran zero scripted programming last week. Every new episode was a "reality" or competition show. That might be a first. Beat Shazam premiered even with its last season numbers. Paradise Hotel was even with the previous week.

Program

Rating

Millions of Viewers

Renew/Cancel

Masterchef Junior

0.8

2.9

Renewed

Beat Shazam (premiere)

0.7

2.5


9-1-1 (rerun)

0.6

2.4

Renewed

MasterChef Celebrity Showdown

0.6

2.1


Beat Shazam (rerun)

0.5

1.9


Gordon Ramsay's 24 Hours to Hell and Back (rerun)

0.5

1.7


MLB Baseball

0.4

2.2


Mental Samurai

0.4

1.6

Cancelled

MasterChef Celebrity Showdown (rerun)

0.4

1.5


Sunday Movie: Hotel Transylvania 2

0.4

1.2


Paradise Hotel

0.4

1.2


The Simpsons (rerun)

0.3

0.8


Family Guy (rerun)

0.3

0.8


The CW wrapped the last of its superhero programs. Supergirl, Legends of Tomorrow, Charmed, and Dynasty closed even with previous weeks.

Program

Rating

Millions of Viewers

Renew/Cancel

Supergirl (finale)

0.3

1.1

Renewed

Legends of Tomorrow (finale)

0.3

1.0

Renewed

The 100

0.2

0.7

Renewed

iZombie

0.2

0.7

Final Season

Charmed (finale)

0.2

0.6

Renewed

The Flash (rerun)

0.2

0.6

Renewed

In The Dark

0.2

0.6

Renewed

Whose Line is it Anyway (rerun)

0.2

0.6


Jane The Virgin

0.2

0.5

Final Season

Roswell: Mysteries Decoded (rerun)

0.1

0.8


Dynasty (finale)

0.1

0.6

Renewed

My Last Days

0.1

0.5


And as they say, that's a wrap on the 2018-2019 television season. Ratings Roundup is off for the summer. Hope all of your favorite programs will be back in the fall.

Written by LadyShelley on May 27, 2019

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