Friday, October 6, 2017

UPDATED Thursday Ratings - 'Scandal' Returns Steady; 'Will & Grace,' 'The Orville' and 'Grey's Anatomy' Drop

On October 5, 2017, CBS won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 3.07 rating - followed by ABC (1.43), NBC (1.30), FOX (0.90) and The CW (0.20).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 10.371 million viewers - followed by ABC (5.781), NBC (5.257), FOX (3.140) and The CW (0.691).




UPDATE - Thursday Night Football and Grey's Anatomy were adjusted up. NFL Thursday Night Kickoff was adjusted down.

CBS (3.07 Rating, 10.371 Million Viewers)
        NFL THURSDAY NIGHT KICKOFF (1.8)
        THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL (5.0)

ABC (1.43 Rating, 5.781 Million Viewers)
        GREY'S ANATOMY (2.1, -0.2)
        SCANDAL (1.4) SEASON PREMIERE
        HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER (0.9, -0.1)

NBC (1.30 Rating, 5.257 Million Viewers)
        SUPERSTORE (1.2, -0.1)
        THE GOOD PLACE (1.2, -0.2)
        WILL & GRACE (2.0, -1.0)
        GREAT NEWS (1.0, -0.3)
        CHICAGO FIRE (1.2, -0.3)

FOX (0.90 Rating, 3.140 Million Viewers)
        GOTHAM (0.9, +0.0)
        THE ORVILLE (0.9, -0.2)

THE CW (0.20 Rating, 0.691 Million Viewers)
        SUPERNATURAL (0.2) REPEAT
        ARROW (0.2) REPEAT


                                         The Final Ratings for Thursday, October 5 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
ABC
Grey’s Anatomy
2.1
8.060

CBS
NFL Thursday Night Kickoff
1.8
6.778

NBC
Superstore
1.2
4.448

FOX
Gotham
0.9
2.922

The CW
Supernatural - R
0.2
0.716
8:30 PM
CBS
Thursday Night Football (8:30-11)
5.0
15.434

NBC
The Good Place
1.2
4.169
9:00 PM
NBC
Will & Grace
2.0
7.137

ABC
Scandal
1.4
5.518

FOX
The Orville
0.9
3.431

The CW
Arrow - R
0.2
0.572
9:30 PM
NBC
Great News
1.0
3.853
10:00 PM
NBC
Chicago Fire
1.2
6.125

ABC
How to Get Away With Murder
0.9
3.875

Average Rating: 1.43
Average Viewership: 5.217


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.