Friday, October 20, 2017

UPDATED Thursday Ratings - 'Thursday Night Football' Continues to Fall; 'Scandal,' 'Gotham' and 'Will & Grace' Also Dip

On October 19, 2017, CBS won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 2.67 rating - followed by NBC (1.15), ABC (1.08), FOX (0.70) and The CW (0.60).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 9.512 million viewers - followed by NBC (5.178), ABC (4.540), FOX (2.456) and The CW (1.716).




UPDATE - Thursday Night Football, Gotham and Supernatural were adjusted up. NFL Thursday Night Kickoff and Arrow were adjusted down.

CBS (2.67 Rating, 9.512 Million Viewers)
        NFL THURSDAY NIGHT KICKOFF (1.5)
        THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL (4.5)

NBC (1.15 Rating, 5.178 Million Viewers)
        SUPERSTORE (1.1, +0.0)
        THE GOOD PLACE (1.1, -0.1)
        WILL & GRACE (1.7, -0.1)
        GREAT NEWS (0.8, -0.2)
        CHICAGO FIRE (1.1, +0.0)

ABC (1.08 Rating, 4.540 Million Viewers)
        IT'S THE GREAT PUMPKIN, CHARLIE BROWN (1.4) REPEAT
        TOY STORY OF TERROR! (1.1) REPEAT
        SCANDAL (1.1, -0.1)
        HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER (0.9, -0.1)

FOX (0.70 Rating, 2.456 Million Viewers)
        GOTHAM (0.9, +0.0)
        THE ORVILLE (0.6) REPEAT

THE CW (0.60 Rating, 1.716 Million Viewers)
        SUPERNATURAL (0.7, +0.0)
        ARROW (0.5, -0.1)


                                         The Final Ratings for Thursday, October 19 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
CBS
NFL Thursday Night Kickoff
1.5
6.003

ABC
It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown - R
1.4
6.019

NBC
Superstore
1.1
4.204

FOX
Gotham
0.9
2.753

The CW
Supernatural
0.7
1.898
8:30 PM
CBS
Thursday Night Football (8:30-11)
4.5
14.378

ABC
Toy Story of Terror! - R
1.1
4.701

NBC
The Good Place
1.1
3.923
9:00 PM
NBC
Will & Grace
1.7
6.689

ABC
Scandal
1.1
4.704

FOX
The Orville - R
0.6
2.114

The CW
Arrow
0.5
1.505
9:30 PM
NBC
Great News
0.8
3.692
10:00 PM
NBC
Chicago Fire
1.1
6.346

ABC
How to Get Away With Murder
0.9
3.557

Average Rating: 1.27
Average Viewership: 4.832


NOTE: For the 2017-18 broadcast season, Nielsen has determined that there are 119.6 million TV households. The Adults 18-49 demographic 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.