Friday, September 21, 2018

UPDATED Thursday Ratings - As the Only New Original for the Night, 'Big Brother' Leads by Holding Steady

On September 20, 2018, CBS won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.17 rating - followed by NBC (0.73), ABC (0.40), FOX (0.40) and The CW (0.15).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 5.748 million viewers - followed by NBC (3.293), ABC (2.357), FOX (1.504) and The CW (0.645).

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


UPDATE - Big Brother and the repeats of Young Sheldon, S.W.A.T., The Good Place and Law & Order: SVU were adjusted down.

CBS (1.17 Rating, 5.748 Million Viewers)
        THE BIG BANG THEORY (1.2) REPEAT
        YOUNG SHELDON (1.1) REPEAT
        BIG BROTHER (1.5, -0.1)
        S.W.A.T. (0.5) REPEAT

NBC (0.73 Rating, 3.293 Million Viewers)
        THE GOOD PLACE (0.4) REPEAT
        THE GOOD PLACE (0.4) REPEAT
        LAW & ORDER: SVU (0.5) REPEAT

ABC (0.40 Rating, 2.357 Million Viewers)
        GREY'S ANATOMY (0.5) REPEAT
        STATION 19 (0.4) REPEAT
        HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER (0.3) REPEAT

FOX (0.40 Rating, 1.504 Million Viewers)
        THE GIFTED (0.4) REPEAT
        THE GIFTED (0.4) REPEAT

THE CW (0.15 Rating, 0.645 Million Viewers)
        SUPERNATURAL (0.2) REPEAT
        THE ORIGINALS (0.1) REPEAT


                                        The Final Ratings for Thursday, September 20 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
CBS
The Big Bang Theory - R
1.2
7.260

ABC
Grey’s Anatomy - R
0.5
2.895

NBC
The Good Place - R
0.4
2.074

FOX
The Gifted - R
0.4
1.433

The CW
Supernatural - R
0.2
0.821
8:30 PM
CBS
Young Sheldon - R
1.1
6.303

NBC
The Good Place - R
0.4
1.767
9:00 PM
CBS
Big Brother
1.5
5.678

NBC
Law & Order: SVU (9-11) - R
0.5
2.797

ABC
Station 19 - R
0.4
2.509

FOX
The Gifted - R
0.4
1.482

The CW
The Originals - R
0.1
0.389
10:00 PM
CBS
S.W.A.T. - R
0.5
3.143

ABC
How to Get Away With Murder - R
0.3
1.596

Average Rating: 0.56
Average Viewership: 2.868


NOTE: For the 2018-19 broadcast season, Nielsen has determined that there are 119.9 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.