Friday, December 16, 2016

UPDATED Thursday Ratings - 'Thursday Night Football' Drops; 'The Big Bang Theory' and 'The Great Indoors' Rise

On December 15, 2016, NBC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 2.62 rating - followed by CBS (1.60), ABC (0.77), FOX (0.55) and The CW (0.38).

Furthermore, NBC won in total viewers with 9.869 million viewers - followed by CBS (8.365), ABC (3.378), FOX (1.930) and The CW (1.102).

FOX aired all repeats for the evening.

UPDATE - Thursday Night Football and The Big Bang Theory were adjusted up. Football Night in America and The Great Indoors were adjusted down.

NBC (2.62 Rating, 9.869 Million Viewers)
        FOOTBALL NIGHT IN AMERICA (1.8)
        THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL (4.3)

CBS (1.60 Rating, 8.365 Million Viewers)
        THE BIG BANG THEORY (3.4, +0.3)
        THE GREAT INDOORS (1.6, +0.1)
        MOM (1.5, +0.1)
        LIFE IN PIECES (1.3, +0.0)
        PURE GENIUS (0.9, -0.1)

ABC (0.77 Rating, 3.378 Million Viewers)
        DISNEY PREP & LANDING (0.8) REPEAT
        PREP & LANDING: NAUGHTY VS. NICE (0.8) REPEAT
        THE GREAT AMERICAN BAKING SHOW (0.8, -0.1)
        WHAT WOULD YOU DO? (0.7)

FOX (0.55 Rating, 1.930 Million Viewers)
        HELL'S KITCHEN (0.6) REPEAT
        ROSEWOOD (0.5) REPEAT

THE CW (0.38 Rating, 1.102 Million Viewers)
        IHEARTRADIO JINGLE BALL 2016 (0.4)
        WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY? (0.3) REPEAT


                                        The Final Ratings for Thursday, December 15 

Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00.
CBS
The Big Bang Theory
3.4
15.956

NBC
Football Night in America
1.8
6.789

ABC
Disney Prep & Landing - R
0.8
3.804

FOX
Hell’s Kitchen - R
0.6
2.074

The CW
iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2016 (8-9:30)
0.4
1.109
8:30.
NBC
Thursday Night Football (8:30-11)
4.3
14.652

CBS
The Great Indoors
1.6
8.113

ABC
Prep & Landing: Naughty vs. Nice - R
0.8
3.290
9:00.
CBS
Mom
1.5
8.232

ABC
The Great American Baking Show
0.8
3.661

FOX
Rosewood - R
0.5
1.794
9:30.
CBS
Life in Pieces
1.3
6.935

The CW
Whose Line Is It Anyway? - R
0.3
0.871
10:00.
CBS
Pure Genius
0.9
5.504

ABC
What Would You Do?
0.7
2.971

Average Rating: 1.31
Average Viewership: 5.717


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.