Friday, September 9, 2016

UPDATED Thursday Ratings - Opening Game of 'NFL Football' Dominates for NBC, Down from Last Year's Numbers

On September 8, 2016, NBC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 8.02 rating - followed by CBS (1.07), ABC (0.63), FOX (0.45) and The CW (0.20).

Furthermore, NBC won in total viewers with 22.033 million viewers - followed by CBS (4.664), ABC (3.542), FOX (2.164) and The CW (0.733).

ABC and FOX aired all repeats for the evening.

UPDATE - Thursday Night Football was adjusted up. NFL Kickoff was adjusted down.

NBC (8.02 Rating, 22.033 Million Viewers)
        NFL KICKOFF (3.6)
        THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL (9.4)

CBS (1.07 Rating, 4.664 Million Viewers)
        THE BIG BANG THEORY (1.2) REPEAT
        LIFE IN PIECES (0.8) REPEAT
        BIG BROTHER (1.7, +0.1)
        CODE BLACK (0.5) REPEAT

ABC (0.63 Rating, 3.542 Million Viewers)
        THE $100,000 PYRAMID (0.7) REPEAT
        THE $100,000 PYRAMID (0.6) REPEAT
        MATCH GAME (0.6) REPEAT

FOX (0.45 Rating, 2.164 Million Viewers)
        ROSEWOOD (0.4) REPEAT
        BONES (0.5) REPEAT

THE CW (0.20 Rating, 0.733 Million Viewers)
        LEGENDS OF TOMORROW (0.2) REPEAT
        BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (0.2, +0.0)


                                          The Final Ratings for Thursday, September 8 

Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00.
NBC
NFL Kickoff
3.6
10.619

CBS
The Big Bang Theory - R
1.2
6.383

ABC
The $100,000 Pyramid - R
0.7
4.126

FOX
Rosewood - R
0.4
1.920

The CW
Legends of Tomorrow - R
0.2
0.710
8:30.
NBC
Thursday Night Football (8:30-11)
9.4
25.186

CBS
Life in Pieces - R
0.8
4.046
9:00.
CBS
Big Brother
1.7
5.654

ABC
The $100,000 Pyramid - R
0.6
3.615

FOX
Bones - R
0.5
2.441

The CW
Beauty and the Beast
0.2
0.703
10:00.
ABC
Match Game - R
0.6
2.820

CBS
Code Black - R
0.5
3.144

Average Rating: 1.57
Average Viewership: 5.490


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.