Friday, December 15, 2017

UPDATED Thursday Ratings - 'The Big Bang Theory,' 'Young Sheldon' and 'Thursday Night Football' Drop

On December 14, 2017, NBC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.98 rating - followed by CBS (1.52), ABC (0.88), FOX (0.70) and The CW (0.35).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 8.886 million viewers - followed by NBC (7.697), ABC (3.612), FOX (2.989) and The CW (1.076).



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

NBC (1.98 Rating, 7.697 Million Viewers)
        FOOTBALL NIGHT IN AMERICA (1.2)
        THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL (2.9)

CBS (1.52 Rating, 8.886 Million Viewers)
        THE BIG BANG THEORY (2.6, -0.2)
        YOUNG SHELDON (2.0, -0.2)
        MOM (1.4, +0.0)
        LIFE IN PIECES (1.1, +0.0)
        S.W.A.T. (1.0, +0.1)

ABC (0.88 Rating, 3.612 Million Viewers)
        OLAF'S FROZEN ADVENTURE (1.4)
        DISNEY PREP & LANDING (1.1) REPEAT
        THE GREAT CHRISTMAS LIGHT FIGHT (0.8) REPEAT
        THE GREAT CHRISTMAS LIGHT FIGHT (0.6) REPEAT

FOX (0.70 Rating, 2.989 Million Viewers)
        SHOWTIME AT THE APOLLO (0.7)
        TARAJI'S WHITE HOT HOLIDAYS (0.7)

THE CW (0.35 Rating, 1.076 Million Viewers)
        IHEARTRADIO JINGLE BALL 2017 (0.4)
        WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY? (0.2) REPEAT


                                        The Final Ratings for Thursday, December 14 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
CBS
The Big Bang Theory
2.6
13.735

ABC
Olaf’s Frozen Adventure
1.4
5.644

NBC
Football Night in America
1.2
4.954

FOX
Showtime at the Apollo
0.7
3.144

The CW
iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2017 (8-9:30)
0.4
1.177
8:30 PM
NBC
Thursday Night Football (8:30-11)
2.9
10.638

CBS
Young Sheldon
2.0
11.642

ABC
Disney’s Prep & Landing - R
1.1
4.109
9:00 PM
CBS
Mom
1.4
8.647

ABC
The Great Christmas Light Fight - R
0.8
3.252

FOX
Taraji’s White Hot Holidays
0.7
2.773
9:30 PM
CBS
Life in Pieces
1.1
6.648

The CW
Whose Line Is It Anyway? - R
0.2
0.768
10:00 PM
CBS
S.W.A.T.
1.0
6.453

ABC
The Great Christmas Light Fight - R
0.6
2.674

Average Rating: 1.21
Average Viewership: 5.751


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.