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TV Ratings 8/26/17: Mayweather VS. McGregor Dominates (UPDATED)


Here are the final broadcast ratings for August 26, 2017.

photo: bloody elbow 

 Finals Update: EVERYTHING adjusted down by multiple tenths (except for football which only went down one tenth).

Time
Show
18-49 Rating
Total Viewers        (In Millions)
8:00pm
Mayweather vs. McGregor (FOX)
0.9
2.44

America’s Funniest Home Videos (R) (ABC)
0.4
2.39

NFL Preseason Football (CBS)
0.5
2.22

American Ninja Warrior (R) (NBC)
0.5
1.90




9:00pm
Beat Shazam (R) (FOX)
0.5
1.47

The $100,000 Pyramid (R) (ABC)
0.4
2.12




10:00pm
Dateline NBC (NBC)
0.7
3.37

20/20: In an Instant (R) (ABC)
0.4
1.95
(R) = repeat

The anticipated Mayweather v McGregor fight scored a solid 1.1 on Fox and was easily the top program of the night. The fight led into a Beat Shazam encore (0.6).

ABC had likely inflated repeats (0.9/0.8/0.7).

NBC had a repeat of Ninja Warrior (0.8) leading into an original Dateline (0.9)

CBS had Preseason football (0.6) and it tied for the lowest-rated program of the night.