Friday, September 23, 2016

UPDATED Thursday Ratings - 'Notorious' & 'Pitch' Start Low; 'The Good Place' Eyes Massive Drop; 'Grey's Anatomy' Returns Strong

On September 22, 2016, CBS won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 4.02 rating - followed by ABC (1.67), NBC (1.35), FOX (0.90) and The CW (0.30).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 12.424 million viewers - followed by ABC (6.389), NBC (6.221), FOX (3.934) and The CW (1.136).

The CW aired all repeats for the evening.

UPDATE - Thursday Night Football, Grey's Anatomy, Superstore and The Good Place were adjusted up. NFL Thursday Night Kickoff, Notorious and the repeats of The Flash and Supernatural were adjusted down.

CBS (4.02 Rating, 12.424 Million Viewers)
        NFL THURSDAY NIGHT KICKOFF (2.4)
        THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL (6.1)

ABC (1.67 Rating, 6.389 Million Viewers)
        GREY'S ANATOMY (2.5) SEASON PREMIERE
        NOTORIOUS (1.1) SERIES PREMIERE
        HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER (1.4) SEASON PREMIERE

NBC (1.35 Rating, 6.221 Million Viewers)
        SUPERSTORE (1.5) SEASON PREMIERE
        THE GOOD PLACE (1.4, -0.9)
        CHICAGO MED (1.4) SEASON PREMIERE
        THE BLACKLIST (1.3) SEASON PREMIERE

FOX (0.90 Rating, 3.934 Million Viewers)
        ROSEWOOD (0.7) SEASON PREMIERE
        PITCH (1.1) SERIES PREMIERE

THE CW (0.30 Rating, 1.136 Million Viewers)
        THE FLASH (0.2) REPEAT
        SUPERNATURAL (0.2) REPEAT


                                        The Final Ratings for Thursday, September 22 

Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00.
ABC
Grey’s Anatomy
2.5
8.750

CBS
NFL Thursday Night Kickoff
2.4
8.135

NBC
Superstore
1.5
5.449

FOX
Rosewood
0.7
3.652

The CW
The Flash - R
0.2
0.935
8:30.
CBS
Thursday Night Football (8:30-11)
6.1
17.546

NBC
The Good Place
1.4
5.251
9:00.
NBC
Chicago Med
1.4
7.022

ABC
Notorious
1.1
5.394

FOX
Pitch
1.1
4.227

The CW
Supernatural - R
0.2
0.678
10:00.
ABC
How to Get Away With Murder
1.4
5.113

NBC
The Blacklist
1.3
6.397

Average Rating: 1.64
Average Viewership: 6.042


NOTE: For the 2016-17 broadcast season, a 1.0 rating in the Adults 18-49 demographic is equal to 1.2832 total million viewers. A18-49 is the rating most commonly reported and helps determine ad rates but is not the sole explanation for whether a show will be renewed or cancelled.