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Friday Ratings: An Estimated 23.6 Million Viewers for The Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony

FAST AFFILIATE RATINGS

What follows are the fast affiliate results for Friday, February 9, 2018 broken out by network and by each half-hour. Note: These fast-affiliate numbers are not time zone-adjusted and are subject to dramatic adjustment in official nationals. Time zone-adjusted fast-official ratings are due from Nielsen later today.

Total Viewers (in millions):
NBC: 23.69 million, CBS: 3.95, ABC: 2.76, Fox: 1.80, CW: 705,000

Adults 18-49 (rating / share):
NBC: 5.7 rating/22 share, CBS: 0.8/ 3, ABC and Fox: 0.6/ 2 each, CW: 0.3/ 1

Adults 18-34 (rating / share):
NBC: 3.9 rating/21 share, CBS: 0.5/ 3, Fox: 0.4/ 2, CW: 0.3/ 2, ABC: 0.3/ 1

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8:00 PM

ABC – Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown (RS)
Viewers: 3.05 million (#3), Adults 18-49: 0.6/3 (#3). Adults 18-34: 0.3/2 (#4)

CBS – Celebrity Big Brother
Viewers: 4.75 million (#2), Adults 18-49: 1.0/4 (#2), Adults 18-34: 0.7/4 (#2)

NBC – XXIII Winter Olympics: PyeongChang 2018: Opening Ceremony
Viewers: 24.04 million (#1), Adults 18-49: 5.4/23 (#1), Adults 18-34: 3.6/21 (#1)

Fox – Who Shot Biggie and Tupac? (RS)
Viewers: 1.82 million (#4), Adults 18-49: 0.5/2 (#4), Adults 18-34: 0.4/2 (#3)

CW – Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
Viewers: 0.67 million (#5), Adults 18-49: 0.2/1 (#5), Adults 18-34: 0.2/1 (#5)

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8:30 PM

ABC – Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown (RS)
Viewers: 2.49 million (#3), Adults 18-49: 0.6/2 (#3). Adults 18-34: 0.2/1 (#4)

CBS – Celebrity Big Brother
Viewers: 4.36 million (#2), Adults 18-49: 1.0/4 (#2), Adults 18-34: 0.7/4 (#2)

NBC – XXIII Winter Olympics: PyeongChang 2018: Opening Ceremony
Viewers: 27.03 million (#1), Adults 18-49: 6.3/25 (#1), Adults 18-34: 4.3/24 (#1)

Fox – Who Shot Biggie and Tupac? (RS)
Viewers: 1.80 million (#4), Adults 18-49: 0.6/2 (#3), Adults 18-34: 0.4/2 (#3)

CW – Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
Viewers: 0.56 million (#5), Adults 18-49: 0.2/1 (#5), Adults 18-34: 0.2/1 (#4)

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9:00 PM

ABC – Child Support (season finale)
Viewers: 2.10 million (#3), Adults 18-49: 0.4/2 (#4). Adults 18-34: 0.2/1 (#5)

CBS – Celebrity Big Brother
Viewers: 4.15 million (#2), Adults 18-49: 1.0/4 (#2), Adults 18-34: 0.6/3 (#2)

NBC – XXIII Winter Olympics: PyeongChang 2018: Opening Ceremony
Viewers: 26.41 million (#1), Adults 18-49: 6.2/24 (#1), Adults 18-34: 4.3/23 (#1)

Fox – Who Shot Biggie and Tupac? (RS)
Viewers: 1.72 million (#4), Adults 18-49: 0.6/2 (#3), Adults 18-34: 0.4/2 (#3)

CW – Jane the Virgin
Viewers: 0.78 million (#5), Adults 18-49: 0.3/1 (#5), Adults 18-34: 0.3/2 (#4)

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9:30 PM

ABC – Child Support (season finale)
Viewers: 2.31 million (#3), Adults 18-49: 0.5/2 (#4). Adults 18-34: 0.2/1 (#5)

CBS – Celebrity Big Brother
Viewers: 4.04 million (#2), Adults 18-49: 1.0/4 (#2), Adults 18-34: 0.6/3 (#2)

NBC – XXIII Winter Olympics: PyeongChang 2018: Opening Ceremony
Viewers: 23.57 million (#1), Adults 18-49: 5.6/21 (#1), Adults 18-34: 3.9/20 (#1)

Fox – Who Shot Biggie and Tupac? (RS)
Viewers: 1.87 million (#4), Adults 18-49: 0.6/2 (#3), Adults 18-34: 0.4/2 (#3)

CW – Jane the Virgin
Viewers: 0.81 million (#5), Adults 18-49: 0.3/1 (#5), Adults 18-34: 0.4/2 (#3)

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10:00 PM

ABC – 20/20
Viewers: 3.26 million (#2), Adults 18-49: 0.6/2 (#2). Adults 18-34: 0.3/2 (#2)

CBS – Bull (RS)
Viewers: 3.17 million (#3), Adults 18-49: 0.4/2 (#3), Adults 18-34: 0.3/2 (#2)

NBC – XXIII Winter Olympics: PyeongChang 2018: Opening Ceremony
Viewers: 21.18 million (#1), Adults 18-49: 5.3/21 (#1), Adults 18-34: 3.7/20 (#1)

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10:30 PM

ABC – 20/20
Viewers: 3.38 million (#2), Adults 18-49: 0.6/3 (#2). Adults 18-34: 0.3/2 (#2)

CBS – Bull (RS)
Viewers: 3.24 million (#3), Adults 18-49: 0.4/2 (#3), Adults 18-34: 0.3/2 (#2)

NBC – XXIII Winter Olympics: PyeongChang 2018: Opening Ceremony
Viewers: 19.92 million (#1), Adults 18-49: 5.0/21 (#1), Adults 18-34: 3.5/20 (#1)

Source: Nielsen Media Research

Written by Marc Berman

Marc Berman

Marc Berman has been writing professionally since 1999 and is the author of weekly column “Mr. Television” for Campaign US (www.campaignlive.com). Most recently, Berman was the creator and Editor-in-Chief of website and newsletter TV Media Insights for Cross MediaWorks. From 1999-2011, he was the Senior Editor for Mediaweek and has also written for The New York Daily News, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and Emmy Magazine, among others. Berman has also appeared on “Entertainment Tonight,” “Extra,” “Access Hollywood,” “Inside Edition,” “The CBS Evening News,” E!, CNN, CNBC, Fox News and MSNBC.

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