Friday, January 27, 2017

UPDATED Thursday Ratings - 'Scandal' Returns Strong; 'Grey's Anatomy' Hits Season High; 'Riverdale' Opens Decently

On January 26, 2017, ABC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 2.07 rating - followed by FOX (1.00), CBS (0.95), NBC (0.63) and The CW (0.55).

Furthermore, ABC won in total viewers with 7.529 million viewers - followed by CBS (6.640), FOX (3.082), NBC (3.018) and The CW (1.543).

NBC aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - Mary Tyler Moore: Love is All Around and the repeat of Chicago Med were adjusted up. Scandal and My Kitchen Rules were adjusted down.

ABC (2.07 Rating, 7.529 Million Viewers)
        GREY'S ANATOMY (2.6, +0.4)
        SCANDAL (2.0) SEASON PREMIERE
        HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER (1.5, +0.1)

FOX (1.00 Rating, 3.082 Million Viewers)
        HELL'S KITCHEN (1.2, -0.1)
        MY KITCHEN RULES (0.7, -0.1)

CBS (0.95 Rating, 6.640 Million Viewers)
        THE BIG BANG THEORY (1.6) REPEAT
        MOM (1.2) REPEAT
        MARY TYLER MOORE: LOVE IS ALL AROUND (0.8)
        PURE GENIUS (0.7, -0.1) SEASON FINALE

NBC (0.63 Rating, 3.018 Million Viewers)
        SUPERSTORE (0.7) REPEAT
        SUPERSTORE (0.7) REPEAT
        CHICAGO MED (0.8) REPEAT
        THE BLACKLIST (0.5) REPEAT

THE CW (0.55 Rating, 1.543 Million Viewers)
        SUPERNATURAL (0.6, +0.0)
        RIVERDALE (0.5) SERIES PREMIERE


                                          The Final Ratings for Thursday, January 26 

Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00.
ABC
Grey’s Anatomy
2.6
9.585

CBS
The Big Bang Theory - R
1.6
9.353

FOX
Hell’s Kitchen
1.2
3.982

NBC
Superstore - R
0.7
2.782

The CW
Supernatural
0.6
1.720
8:30.
CBS
Mom - R
1.2
7.024

NBC
Superstore - R
0.7
2.407
9:00.
ABC
Scandal
2.0
7.623

CBS
Mary Tyler Moore: Love is All Around
0.8
6.549

NBC
Chicago Med - R
0.8
4.035

FOX
My Kitchen Rules
0.7
2.148

The CW
Riverdale
0.5
1.378
10:00.
ABC
How to Get Away With Murder
1.5
5.414

CBS
Pure Genius
0.7
5.198

NBC
The Blacklist - R
0.5
2.520

Average Rating: 1.07
Average Viewership: 4.781


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.