Friday, September 22, 2017

UPDATED Thursday Ratings - 'Gotham' and 'The Orville' Drop on New Night; 'Zoo' Finale and 'Fool Us' Steady

On September 21, 2017, FOX won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.05 rating - followed by CBS (0.87), NBC (0.83), ABC (0.47) and The CW (0.38).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 4.987 million viewers - followed by NBC (3.731), FOX (3.586), ABC (2.608) and The CW (1.382).

ABC and NBC aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - The 9PM repeat of The Big Bang Theory was adjusted up. The repeat of American Ninja Warrior was adjusted down.

FOX (1.05 Rating, 3.586 Million Viewers)
        GOTHAM (1.0) SEASON PREMIERE
        THE ORVILLE (1.1, -1.1)

CBS (0.87 Rating, 4.987 Million Viewers)
        THE BIG BANG THEORY (1.2) REPEAT
        MOM (1.0) REPEAT
        THE BIG BANG THEORY (1.2) REPEAT
        MOM (0.9) REPEAT
        ZOO (0.5, +0.0) SEASON FINALE

NBC (0.83 Rating, 3.731 Million Viewers)
        AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR (0.8) REPEAT
        CHICAGO FIRE (0.6) REPEAT

ABC (0.47 Rating, 2.608 Million Viewers)
        GREY'S ANATOMY (0.6) REPEAT
        SCANDAL (0.4) REPEAT
        HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER (0.4) REPEAT

THE CW (0.38 Rating, 1.382 Million Viewers)
        PENN & TELLER: FOOL US (0.4, +0.0)
        WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY? (0.4, +0.1)
        WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY? (0.3) REPEAT


                                       The Final Ratings for Thursday, September 21 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
CBS
The Big Bang Theory - R
1.2
7.164

FOX
Gotham
1.0
3.211

NBC
American Ninja Warrior (8-10) - R
0.8
3.384

ABC
Grey’s Anatomy - R
0.6
3.318

The CW
Penn & Teller: Fool Us
0.4
1.552
8:30 PM
CBS
Mom - R
1.0
5.957
9:00 PM
CBS
The Big Bang Theory - R
1.2
6.098

FOX
The Orville
1.1
4.053

ABC
Scandal - R
0.4
2.475

The CW
Whose Line Is It Anyway?
0.4
1.186
9:30 PM
CBS
Mom - R
0.9
5.098

The CW
Whose Line Is It Anyway? - R
0.3
1.074
10:00 PM
NBC
Chicago Fire - R
0.6
3.218

CBS
Zoo
0.5
2.836

ABC
How to Get Away With Murder - R
0.4
2.045

Average Rating: 0.72
Average Viewership: 3.511


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.