Friday, April 20, 2018

UPDATED Thursday Ratings - 'Scandal' Grows for Series Finale; 'The Big Bang Theory,' 'Chicago Fire' and 'Arrow' Steady

On April 19, 2018, CBS won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.42 rating - followed by ABC (1.33), NBC (0.70), FOX (0.60) and The CW (0.50).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 8.302 million viewers - followed by ABC (5.922), NBC (3.121), FOX (2.336) and The CW (1.570).




UPDATE - Grey's Anatomy was adjusted up. S.W.A.T., Supernatural and Arrow were adjusted down.

CBS (1.42 Rating, 8.302 Million Viewers)
        THE BIG BANG THEORY (2.4, +0.0)
        YOUNG SHELDON (1.9, +0.0)
        MOM (1.4, +0.0)
        LIFE IN PIECES (1.0, -0.1)
        S.W.A.T. (0.8, -0.1)

ABC (1.33 Rating, 5.922 Million Viewers)
        GREY'S ANATOMY (1.7, +0.0)
        STATION 19 (1.1, +0.1)
        SCANDAL (1.3, +0.4) SERIES FINALE

NBC (0.70 Rating, 3.121 Million Viewers)
        SUPERSTORE (0.8, -0.1)
        A.P. BIO (0.6, +0.0)
        WILL & GRACE (0.4) REPEAT
        CHAMPIONS (0.4, +0.0)
        CHICAGO FIRE (1.0, +0.0)

FOX (0.60 Rating, 2.336 Million Viewers)
        GOTHAM (0.6, -0.1)
        SHOWTIME AT THE APOLLO (0.6, -0.1)

THE CW (0.50 Rating, 1.570 Million Viewers)
        SUPERNATURAL (0.5, +0.0)
        ARROW (0.3, -0.1)


                                           The Final Ratings for Thursday, April 19 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
CBS
The Big Bang Theory
2.4
12.907

ABC
Grey’s Anatomy
1.7
6.928

NBC
Superstore
0.8
2.759

FOX
Gotham
0.6
2.182

The CW
Supernatural
0.5
1.384
8:30 PM
CBS
Young Sheldon
1.9
11.665

NBC
A.P. Bio
0.6
1.829
9:00 PM
CBS
Mom
1.4
8.823

ABC
Station 19
1.1
5.413

FOX
Showtime at the Apollo
0.6
2.435

NBC
Will & Grace - R
0.4
1.688

The CW
Arrow
0.3
0.957
9:30 PM
CBS
Life in Pieces
1.0
6.292

NBC
Champions
0.4
1.637
10:00 PM
ABC
Scandal
1.3
5.462

NBC
Chicago Fire
1.0
5.389

CBS
S.W.A.T.
0.8
5.315

Average Rating: 0.99
Average Viewership: 4.886


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.