Friday, February 23, 2018

UPDATED Thursday Ratings - 'Winter Olympics' Ticks Up; 'The Bachelor Winter Games' Ends Low

On February 22, 2018, NBC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 3.37 rating - followed by CBS (0.98), ABC (0.70), FOX (0.45) and The CW (0.25).

Furthermore, NBC won in total viewers with 14.889 million viewers - followed by CBS (5.684), ABC (3.011), FOX (1.700) and The CW (0.840).

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


UPDATE - 2018 Winter Olympics and The Bachelor Winter Games were adjusted up.

NBC (3.37 Rating, 14.889 Million Viewers)
        2018 WINTER OLYMPICS (3.5)

CBS (0.98 Rating, 5.684 Million Viewers)
        THE BIG BANG THEORY (1.3) REPEAT
        YOUNG SHELDON (1.2) REPEAT
        THE BIG BANG THEORY (1.1) REPEAT
        MOM (0.9) REPEAT
        S.W.A.T. (0.7) REPEAT

ABC (0.70 Rating, 3.011 Million Viewers)
        THE BACHELOR WINTER GAMES (0.8, -0.1) SEASON FINALE
        THE BACHELOR WINTER GAMES (0.6)

FOX (0.45 Rating, 1.700 Million Viewers)
        GOTHAM (0.4) REPEAT
        9-1-1 (0.5) REPEAT

THE CW (0.25 Rating, 0.840 Million Viewers)
        SUPERNATURAL (0.3) REPEAT
        ARROW (0.2) REPEAT


                                       The Final Ratings for Thursday, February 22 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
NBC
2018 Winter Olympics (8-11)
3.5
15.231

CBS
The Big Bang Theory - R
1.3
7.911

ABC
The Bachelor Winter Games (8-10)
0.8
3.186

FOX
Gotham - R
0.4
1.379

The CW
Supernatural - R
0.3
0.943
8:30 PM
CBS
Young Sheldon - R
1.2
7.037
9:00 PM
CBS
The Big Bang Theory - R
1.1
6.355

FOX
9-1-1 - R
0.5
2.004

The CW
Arrow - R
0.2
0.706
9:30 PM
CBS
Mom - R
0.9
4.876
10:00 PM
CBS
S.W.A.T. - R
0.7
3.947

ABC
The Bachelor Winter Games
0.6
2.684

Average Rating: 0.96
Average Viewership: 4.688


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.