Friday, December 29, 2017

UPDATED Thursday Ratings - 'The Big Bang Theory' and 'Young Sheldon' Repeats Dominate Night; 'Great News' Steady

On December 28, 2017, CBS won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.17 rating - followed by ABC (0.67), FOX (0.55), NBC (0.42) and The CW (0.30).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 6.889 million viewers - followed by ABC (3.602), NBC (2.278), FOX (1.501) and The CW (1.237).

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


UPDATE - There were no adjustments to any of the preliminary ratings.

CBS (1.17 Rating, 6.889 Million Viewers)
        THE BIG BANG THEORY (1.4) REPEAT
        YOUNG SHELDON (1.4) REPEAT
        THE BIG BANG THEORY (1.5) REPEAT
        MOM (1.1) REPEAT
        S.W.A.T. (0.8) REPEAT

ABC (0.67 Rating, 3.602 Million Viewers)
        TO TELL THE TRUTH (0.7) REPEAT
        THE $100,000 PYRAMID (0.7) REPEAT
        MATCH GAME (0.67) REPEAT

FOX (0.55 Rating, 1.501 Million Viewers)
        CAN'T STOP, WON'T STOP: A BAD BOY STORY (0.5)

NBC (0.42 Rating, 2.278 Million Viewers)
        SUPERSTORE (0.5) REPEAT
        WILL & GRACE (0.4) REPEAT
        WILL & GRACE (0.4) REPEAT
        GREAT NEWS (0.4, +0.0)
        CHICAGO FIRE (0.4) REPEAT

THE CW (0.30 Rating, 1.237 Million Viewers)
        IHEARTRADIO MUSIC FESTIVAL, NIGHT 1 (0.3) REPEAT


                                       The Final Ratings for Thursday, December 28 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
CBS
The Big Bang Theory - R
1.4
8.737

ABC
To Tell the Truth - R
0.7
3.957

NBC
Superstore - R
0.5
2.691

FOX
Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop: A Bad Boy Story (8-10)
0.5
1.483

The CW
iHeartRadio Music Festival, Night 1 (8-10) - R
0.3
1.240
8:30 PM
CBS
Young Sheldon - R
1.4
8.597

NBC
Will & Grace - R
0.4
2.146
9:00 PM
CBS
The Big Bang Theory - R
1.5
8.330

ABC
The $100,000 Pyramid - R
0.7
3.771

NBC
Will & Grace - R
0.4
2.264
9:30 PM
CBS
Mom - R
1.1
6.459

NBC
Great News
0.4
1.680
10:00 PM
CBS
S.W.A.T. - R
0.8
4.647

ABC
Match Game - R
0.6
3.088

NBC
Chicago Fire - R
0.4
2.404

Average Rating: 0.74
Average Viewership: 4.100


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.