Friday, September 8, 2017

UPDATED Thursday Ratings - 'NFL Kickoff' Dominates for NBC; 'Big Brother,' 'Battle of the Network Stars' and 'Beat Shazam' Rise

On September 7, 2017, NBC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 6.75 rating - followed by CBS (1.12), FOX (0.70), ABC (0.57) and The CW (0.35).

Furthermore, NBC won in total viewers with 19.625 million viewers - followed by CBS (4.918), ABC (2.514), FOX (2.242) and The CW (1.295).



UPDATE - Thursday Night Football was adjusted up. Football Night in America was adjusted down.

NBC (6.75 Rating, 19.625 Million Viewers)
        FOOTBALL NIGHT IN AMERICA (3.1)
        THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL (7.7)

CBS (1.12 Rating, 4.918 Million Viewers)
        THE BIG BANG THEORY (1.2) REPEAT
        MOM (0.9) REPEAT
        BIG BROTHER (1.8, +0.3)
        ZOO (0.5, +0.1)

FOX (0.70 Rating, 2.242 Million Viewers)
        BEAT SHAZAM (0.8, +0.1)
        LOVE CONNECTION (0.6, +0.1)

ABC (0.57 Rating, 2.514 Million Viewers)
        BATTLE OF THE NETWORK STARS (0.6, +0.1)
        BATTLE OF THE NETWORK STARS (0.6, +0.1) SEASON FINALE
        THE GONG SHOW (0.5, -0.1) SEASON FINALE

THE CW (0.35 Rating, 1.295 Million Viewers)
        PENN & TELLER: FOOL US (0.4, +0.0)
        WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY? (0.3, +0.0)
        WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY? (0.3) REPEAT


                                        The Final Ratings for Thursday, September 7 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
NBC
Football Night in America
3.1
9.847

CBS
The Big Bang Theory - R
1.2
6.573

FOX
Beat Shazam 
0.8
2.420

ABC
Battle of the Network Stars
0.6
2.979

The CW
Penn & Teller: Fool Us
0.4
1.418
8:30 PM
NBC
Thursday Night Football (8:30-11)
7.7
21.791

CBS
Mom - R
0.9
5.123
9:00 PM
CBS
Big Brother
1.8
6.236

ABC
Battle of the Network Stars
0.6
2.470

FOX
Love Connection
0.6
1.973

The CW
Whose Line Is It Anyway?
0.3
1.209
9:30 PM
The CW
Whose Line Is It Anyway? - R
0.3
1.129
10:00 PM
CBS
Zoo
0.5
2.661

ABC
The Gong Show
0.5
2.131

Average Rating: 1.38
Average Viewership: 4.854


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.