Friday, May 4, 2018

UPDATED Thursday Ratings - 'The Big Bang Theory' Rebounds; 'Superstore' and 'A.P. Bio' Finales Tick Up; 'Gotham' Hits New Low

On May 3, 2018, CBS won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.38 rating - followed by ABC (1.07), NBC (0.72), FOX (0.55) and The CW (0.40).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 8.242 million viewers - followed by ABC (4.646), NBC (3.241), FOX (2.107) and The CW (1.250).




UPDATE - The Big Bang Theory and Gotham were adjusted up. Life in Pieces, Station 19 and Showtime at the Apollo were adjusted down.

CBS (1.38 Rating, 8.242 Million Viewers)
        THE BIG BANG THEORY (2.4, +0.4)
        YOUNG SHELDON (1.9, +0.1)
        MOM (1.4, +0.1)
        LIFE IN PIECES (1.0, +0.0)
        S.W.A.T. (0.8, +0.0)

ABC (1.07 Rating, 4.646 Million Viewers)
        GREY'S ANATOMY (1.6, +0.1)
        STATION 19 (1.0, +0.1)
        QUANTICO (0.5, +0.0)

NBC (0.72 Rating, 3.241 Million Viewers)
        SUPERSTORE (0.8, +0.1) SEASON FINALE
        A.P. BIO (0.6, +0.1) SEASON FINALE
        WILL & GRACE (0.5) REPEAT
        CHAMPIONS (0.4, +0.0)
        CHICAGO FIRE (1.0, +0.1)

FOX (0.55 Rating, 2.107 Million Viewers)
        GOTHAM (0.6, +0.0)
        SHOWTIME AT THE APOLLO (0.5, -0.1)

THE CW (0.40 Rating, 1.250 Million Viewers)
        SUPERNATURAL (0.4, -0.1)
        ARROW (0.4, +0.1)


                                            The Final Ratings for Thursday, May 3 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
CBS
The Big Bang Theory
2.4
12.926

ABC
Grey’s Anatomy
1.6
6.659

NBC
Superstore
0.8
2.969

FOX
Gotham
0.6
1.941

The CW
Supernatural
0.4
1.391
8:30 PM
CBS
Young Sheldon
1.9
11.667

NBC
A.P. Bio
0.6
2.027
9:00 PM
CBS
Mom
1.4
8.631

ABC
Station 19
1.0
5.144

FOX
Showtime at the Apollo
0.5
2.216

NBC
Will & Grace - R
0.5
2.024

The CW
Arrow
0.4
1.104
9:30 PM
CBS
Life in Pieces
1.0
6.245

NBC
Champions
0.4
1.530
10:00 PM
NBC
Chicago Fire
1.0
5.544

CBS
S.W.A.T.
0.8
5.089

ABC
Quantico
0.5
2.152

Average Rating: 0.93
Average Viewership: 4.662


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.