Friday, September 28, 2018

UPDATED Thursday Ratings - 'Murphy Brown' Has Modest Debut; 'Grey's Anatomy' and 'How to Get Away With Murder' Return Down

On September 27, 2018, FOX won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 3.27 rating - followed by ABC (1.50), CBS (1.25), NBC (1.05) and The CW (0.15).

Furthermore, FOX won in total viewers with 10.084 million viewers - followed by CBS (7.865), ABC (5.519), NBC (4.427) and The CW (0.644).

The CW aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - Thursday Night Football, Grey's Anatomy and The Big Bang Theory were adjusted up.

FOX (3.27 Rating, 10.084 Million Viewers)
        THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL (4.8)

ABC (1.50 Rating, 5.519 Million Viewers)
        GREY'S ANATOMY (1.9) SEASON PREMIERE
        HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER (0.8) SEASON PREMIERE

CBS (1.25 Rating, 7.865 Million Viewers)
        THE BIG BANG THEORY (2.2, -0.3)
        YOUNG SHELDON (1.6, -0.1)
        MOM (1.3) SEASON PREMIERE
        MURPHY BROWN (1.1) SEASON PREMIERE
        S.W.A.T. (0.7) SEASON PREMIERE

NBC (1.05 Rating, 4.427 Million Viewers)
        THE GOOD PLACE (1.0) SEASON PREMIERE
        LAW & ORDER: SVU (1.1) SEASON PREMIERE

THE CW (0.15 Rating, 0.644 Million Viewers)
        SUPERNATURAL (0.2) REPEAT
        THE ORIGINALS (0.1) REPEAT


                                        The Final Ratings for Thursday, September 27 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
FOX
Thursday Night Football (8-11)
4.8
14.447

CBS
The Big Bang Theory
2.2
12.038

ABC
Grey’s Anatomy (8-10)
1.9
6.812

NBC
The Good Place (8-9)
1.0
3.134

The CW
Supernatural - R
0.2
0.744
8:30 PM
CBS
Young Sheldon
1.6
10.208
9:00 PM
CBS
Mom
1.3
7.937

NBC
Law & Order: SVU (9-11)
1.1
5.087

The CW
The Originals - R
0.1
0.463
9:30 PM
CBS
Murphy Brown
1.1
7.504
10:00 PM
ABC
How to Get Away With Murder
0.8
2.932

CBS
S.W.A.T.
0.7
4.696

Average Rating: 1.40
Average Viewership: 6.334


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.