Monday, September 10, 2018

UPDATED Thursday Ratings - NFL Kickoff Dominates Night, Down from 2017 Numbers; 'Match Game' and 'Big Brother' Tick Up

On September 6, 2018, NBC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 5.93 rating - followed by CBS (0.97), ABC (0.60), FOX (0.40) and The CW (0.15).

Furthermore, NBC won in total viewers with 17.282 million viewers - followed by CBS (4.644), ABC (3.349), NBC (1.441) and The CW (0.623).

FOX and The CW aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - NFL Football and Big Brother were adjusted up. Football Night in America was adjusted down.

NBC (5.93 Rating, 17.282 Million Viewers)
        FOOTBALL NIGHT IN AMERICA (2.8)
        NFL WEATHER DELAY (4.3)
        NFL FOOTBALL (6.7)

CBS (0.97 Rating, 4.644 Million Viewers)
        THE BIG BANG THEORY (1.0) REPEAT
        YOUNG SHELDON (1.0) REPEAT
        BIG BROTHER (1.5, +0.2)
        S.W.A.T. (0.5) REPEAT

ABC (0.60 Rating, 3.349 Million Viewers)
        CELEBRITY FAMILY FEUD (0.8) REPEAT
        MATCH GAME (0.6, +0.1)
        TAKE TWO (0.4, +0.0)

FOX (0.40 Rating, 1.441 Million Viewers)
        MASTERCHEF (0.5) REPEAT
        THE GIFTED (0.3) REPEAT

THE CW (0.15 Rating, 0.623 Million Viewers)
        SUPERNATURAL (0.2) REPEAT
        THE ORIGINALS (0.1) REPEAT


                                         The Final Ratings for Thursday, September 6 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
NBC
Football Night in America
2.8
8.711

CBS
The Big Bang Theory - R
1.0
6.005

ABC
Celebrity Family Feud - R
0.8
4.335

FOX
MasterChef - R
0.5
1.751

The CW
Supernatural - R
0.2
0.709
8:30 PM
NBC
NFL Weather Delay
4.3
12.723

CBS
Young Sheldon - R
1.0
5.512
9:00 PM
NBC
NFL Football (9-11)
6.7
18.977

CBS
Big Brother
1.5
5.214

ABC
Match Game
0.6
3.281

FOX
The Gifted - R
0.3
1.083

The CW
The Originals - R
0.1
0.408
10:00 PM
CBS
S.W.A.T. - R
0.5
2.770

ABC
Take Two
0.4
2.344

Average Rating: 1.48
Average Viewership: 5.273


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.