Friday, October 19, 2018

UPDATED Thursday Ratings - 'Thursday Night Football,' 'The Big Bang Theory' and 'Station 19' Drop; 'Will & Grace' Ticks Up

On October 18, 2018, FOX won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 2.10 rating - followed by CBS (1.22), NBC (0.85), ABC (0.82) and The CW (0.40).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 8.089 million viewers - followed by FOX (6.589), ABC (3.594), NBC (3.254) and The CW (1.245).




UPDATE - Thursday Night Football, The Big Bang Theory and Superstore were adjusted up.

FOX (2.10 Rating, 6.589 Million Viewers)
        THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL (2.8)

CBS (1.22 Rating, 8.089 Million Viewers)
        THE BIG BANG THEORY (2.1, -0.2)
        YOUNG SHELDON (1.7, -0.1)
        MOM (1.3, +0.0)
        MURPHY BROWN (0.9, -0.1)
        S.W.A.T. (0.7, -0.1)

NBC (0.85 Rating, 3.254 Million Viewers)
        SUPERSTORE (0.9, +0.1)
        THE GOOD PLACE (0.8, +0.0)
        WILL & GRACE (0.9, +0.1)
        I FEEL BAD (0.6, +0.1)
        LAW & ORDER: SVU (1.0, +0.1)

ABC (0.82 Rating, 3.594 Million Viewers)
        IT'S THE GREAT PUMPKIN, CHARLIE BROWN (1.1) REPEAT
        TOY STORY OF TERROR (0.8) REPEAT
        STATION 19 (0.8, -0.5)
        HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER (0.7, -0.1)

THE CW (0.40 Rating, 1.245 Million Viewers)
        SUPERNATURAL (0.5, +0.0)
        CHARMED (0.3) REPEAT


                                          The Final Ratings for Thursday, October 18 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
FOX
Thursday Night Football (8-11)
2.8
9.095

CBS
The Big Bang Theory
2.1
12.222

ABC
It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown - R
1.1
4.469

NBC
Superstore
0.9
3.156

The CW
Supernatural
0.5
1.531
8:30 PM
CBS
Young Sheldon
1.7
10.995

ABC
Toy Story of TERROR! - R
0.8
3.254

NBC
The Good Place
0.8
2.703
9:00 PM
CBS
Mom
1.3
8.122

NBC
Will & Grace
0.9
3.362

ABC
Station 19
0.8
4.156

The CW
Charmed - R
0.3
0.937
9:30 PM
CBS
Murphy Brown
0.9
6.392

NBC
I Feel Bad
0.6
2.198
10:00 PM
NBC
Law & Order: SVU
1.0
3.953

CBS
S.W.A.T.
0.7
5.491

ABC
How to Get Away With Murder
0.7
2.742

Average Rating: 1.05
Average Viewership: 4.987


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.