Friday, March 9, 2018

UPDATED Thursday Ratings - 'Grey's Anatomy' and 'Gotham' Hit New Lows; 'Chicago Fire' Rises; 'Champions' Starts Small

On March 8, 2018, CBS won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.58 rating - followed by ABC (1.23), NBC (1.07), FOX (0.65) and The CW (0.45).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 9.003 million viewers - followed by ABC (5.114), NBC (4.406), FOX (2.417) and The CW (1.541).




UPDATE - Young Sheldon, S.W.A.T., Superstore, A.P. Bio, Will & Grace, Champions and Chicago Fire were adjusted down.

CBS (1.58 Rating, 9.003 Million Viewers)
        THE BIG BANG THEORY (2.6, +0.1)
        YOUNG SHELDON (2.1, +0.0)
        MOM (1.5, +0.0)
        LIFE IN PIECES (1.2, +0.1)
        S.W.A.T. (0.9, +0.1)

ABC (1.23 Rating, 5.114 Million Viewers)
        GREY'S ANATOMY (1.7, -0.3)
        SCANDAL (1.1, -0.1)
        HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER (0.9, -0.2)

NBC (1.07 Rating, 4.406 Million Viewers)
        SUPERSTORE (1.0, +0.1)
        A.P. BIO (0.7, +0.0)
        WILL & GRACE (1.0, -0.1)
        CHAMPIONS (0.7) SERIES PREMIERE
        CHICAGO FIRE (1.2, +0.1)

FOX (0.65 Rating, 2.417 Million Viewers)
        GOTHAM (0.7, -0.1)
        SHOWTIME AT THE APOLLO (0.6, +0.0)

THE CW (0.45 Rating, 1.541 Million Viewers)
        SUPERNATURAL (0.5, -0.1)
        ARROW (0.4, +0.0)


                                          The Final Ratings for Thursday, March 8 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
CBS
The Big Bang Theory
2.6
13.876

ABC
Grey’s Anatomy
1.7
7.068

NBC
Superstore
1.0
3.374

FOX
Gotham
0.7
2.408

The CW
Supernatural
0.5
1.664
8:30 PM
CBS
Young Sheldon
2.1
12.523

NBC
A.P. Bio
0.7
2.333
9:00 PM
CBS
Mom
1.5
9.055

ABC
Scandal
1.1
4.667

NBC
Will & Grace
1.0
3.922

FOX
Showtime at the Apollo
0.6
2.423

The CW
Arrow
0.4
1.278
9:30 PM
CBS
Life in Pieces
1.2
6.716

NBC
Champions
0.7
2.701
10:00 PM
NBC
Chicago Fire
1.2
6.242

CBS
S.W.A.T.
0.9
5.568

ABC
How to Get Away With Murder
0.9
3.361

Average Rating: 1.11
Average Viewership: 5.246


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.