Friday, December 22, 2017

UPDATED Thursday Ratings - 'Great News' and 'Young Sheldon' Drop; 'Mom' and 'Life in Pieces' Steady; 'S.W.A.T.' Ticks Up

On December 21, 2017, CBS won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.28 rating - followed by NBC (0.92), ABC (0.90), FOX (0.30) and The CW (0.15).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 8.136 million viewers - followed by ABC (4.730), NBC (3.299), FOX (1.288) and The CW (0.714).

ABC, FOX and The CW aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - Young Sheldon, Great News and A Saturday Night Live Christmas were adjusted up. S.W.A.T. was adjusted down.

CBS (1.28 Rating, 8.136 Million Viewers)
        THE BIG BANG THEORY (1.3) REPEAT
        YOUNG SHELDON (1.8, -0.2)
        MOM (1.4, +0.0)
        LIFE IN PIECES (1.1, +0.0)
        S.W.A.T. (1.0, +0.0)

NBC (0.92 Rating, 3.299 Million Viewers)
        GREAT NEWS (0.6, -0.1)
        GREAT NEWS (0.4, -0.3)
        A SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE CHRISTMAS (1.2)

ABC (0.90 Rating, 4.730 Million Viewers)
        A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS (1.3) REPEAT
        CMA COUNTRY CHRISTMAS (0.7) REPEAT

FOX (0.30 Rating, 1.288 Million Viewers)
        GOTHAM (0.3) REPEAT
        THE ORVILLE (0.3) REPEAT

THE CW (0.15 Rating, 0.714 Million Viewers)
        SUPERNATURAL (0.2) REPEAT
        ARROW (0.1) REPEAT


                                       The Final Ratings for Thursday, December 21 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
CBS
The Big Bang Theory - R
1.3
9.417

ABC
A Charlie Brown Christmas - R
1.3
5.590

CBS
Great News
0.6
2.650

FOX
Gotham - R
0.3
1.148

The CW
Supernatural - R
0.2
0.874
8:30 PM
CBS
Young Sheldon
1.8
11.315

NBC
Great News
0.4
1.834
9:00 PM
CBS
Mom
1.4
8.851

NBC
A Saturday Night Live Christmas (9-11)
1.2
3.851

ABC
CMA Country Christmas (9-11) - R
0.7
4.274

FOX
The Orville - R
0.3
1.412

The CW
Arrow - R
0.1
0.519
9:30 PM
CBS
Life in Pieces
1.1
6.715
10:00 PM
CBS
S.W.A.T.
1.0
6.282

Average Rating: 0.84
Average Viewership: 4.624


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.