Friday TV Ratings 8/27/21: WWE SmackDown Leads, Secret Celebrity Renovation and Greatest #AtHome Videos Rise (UPDATED)

Preliminary Analysis: Fox's broadcast of 'WWE Smackdown' (0.7) led the way as it always does, rising a tenth from last week. CBS seemed to be impacted by football preemptions, with 'Secret Celebrity Renovation' (0.5) up by two-tenths and 'The Greatest #AtHome Videos' (0.4) a tenth higher than the week prior. A repeat of 'Blue Bloods' (0.3) took the second-place spot in the 10pm slot. On NBC, 'Dateline' (0.4) picked up a tenth behind a rerun of 'American Ninja Warrior' (0.4). ABC had sturdy repeats of 'Shark Tank' (0.4) and '20/20' (0.4). T.he CW's 'Burden of Truth' (0.1) tied its week-ago preliminary rating while 'Dynasty' (0.1) inched up.

Finals Update: WWE SmackDown (-0.1), Secret Celebrity Renovation (-0.2), The Greatest #AtHome Videos (-0.1), Burden of Truth (-0.1), Dynasty (-0.1) and repeats of Shark Tank (-0.1), Blue Bloods (-0.1), American Ninja Warrior (-0.1), and Dateline NBC (-0.1) adjusted down.



18-49 Rating/Share

Viewers (mil)


8 PMWWE SmackDown0.59/52.25Fox

Shark Tank (R)0.34/32.73ABC

Secret Celebrity Renovation0.32/32.74CBS

American Ninja Warrior (R)0.26/21.61NBC

Burden of Truth0.04/00.25The CW
9 PM20/20 (R)

The Greatest #AtHome Videos0.26/21.90CBS

Dynasty0.04/00.18The CW
10 PMDateline NBC (R)0.31/32.08NBC

Blue Bloods (R)0.17/21.96CBS
(R) = repeat

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