Friday, March 16, 2018

UPDATED Thursday Ratings - 'How to Get Away With Murder' Finale Ticks Up; 'Gotham' Falls to New Low

On March 15, 2018, CBS won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.67 rating - followed by ABC (1.30), NBC (0.82), FOX (0.60) and The CW (0.20).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 5.574 million viewers - followed by ABC (5.382), NBC (3.671), FOX (2.544) and The CW (0.572).




UPDATE - A.P. Bio was adjusted up.

CBS (1.67 Rating, 5.574 Million Viewers)
        2018 NCAA BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT (1.7)
        2018 NCAA BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT (1.4)

ABC (1.30 Rating, 5.382 Million Viewers)
        GREY'S ANATOMY (1.8, +0.1)
        SCANDAL (1.1, +0.0)
        HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER (1.0, +0.1) SEASON FINALE

NBC (0.82 Rating, 3.671 Million Viewers)
        SUPERSTORE (1.0, +0.0)
        A.P. BIO (0.9, +0.2)
        WILL & GRACE (1.2, +0.2)
        CHAMPIONS (0.7, +0.0)
        CHICAGO FIRE (0.6) REPEAT

FOX (0.60 Rating, 2.544 Million Viewers)
        GOTHAM (0.6, -0.1)
        SHOWTIME AT THE APOLLO (0.6, +0.0)

THE CW (0.20 Rating, 0.572 Million Viewers)
        TOUGH MUDDER: TOUGHER TOGETHER (0.2)
        ARROW (0.2) REPEAT


                                         The Final Ratings for Thursday, March 15 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
7:00 PM
CBS
2018 NCAA Basketball Tournament (7-9:26)
1.7
5.918
8:00 PM
ABC
Grey’s Anatomy
1.8
7.176

NBC
Superstore
1.0
3.933

FOX
Gotham
0.6
2.552

The CW
Tough Mudder: Tougher Together
0.2
0.543
8:30 PM
NBC
A.P. Bio
0.9
3.072
9:00 PM
NBC
Will & Grace
1.2
4.713

ABC
Scandal
1.1
4.736

FOX
Showtime at the Apollo
0.6
2.488

The CW
Arrow - R
0.2
0.539
9:30 PM
CBS
2018 NCAA Basketball Tournament (9:42-11)
1.4
4.287

NBC
Champions
0.7
3.020
10:00 PM
ABC
How to Get Away With Murder
1.0
3.828

NBC
Chicago Fire - R
0.6
3.649

Average Rating: 0.93
Average Viewership: 3.604


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.