Friday, October 5, 2018

UPDATED Thursday Ratings - 'Will & Grace' Returns Down; 'Grey's Anatomy,' 'Murphy Brown' and 'I Feel Bad' Drop

On October 4, 2018, FOX won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 3.00 rating - followed by CBS (1.28), ABC (1.17), NBC (0.92) and The CW (0.15).

Furthermore, FOX won in total viewers with 9.576 million viewers - followed by CBS (8.035), ABC (4.935), NBC (3.518) and The CW (0.537).

The CW aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - Thursday Night Football was adjusted up.

FOX (3.00 Rating, 9.576 Million Viewers)
       THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL (4.3)

CBS (1.28 Rating, 8.035 Million Viewers)
        THE BIG BANG THEORY (2.2, +0.0)
        YOUNG SHELDON (1.8, +0.2)
        MOM (1.3, +0.0)
        MURPHY BROWN (1.0, -0.1)
        S.W.A.T. (0.7, +0.0)

ABC (1.17 Rating, 4.935 Million Viewers)
        GREY'S ANATOMY (1.6, -0.3)
        STATION 19 (1.1) SEASON PREMIERE
        HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER (0.8, +0.0)

NBC (0.92 Rating, 3.518 Million Viewers)
        SUPERSTORE (0.9) SEASON PREMIERE
        THE GOOD PLACE (0.9, -0.1)
        WILL & GRACE (1.0) SEASON PREMIERE
        I FEEL BAD (0.7, -0.4)
        LAW & ORDER: SVU (1.0, -0.1)

THE CW (0.15 Rating, 0.537 Million Viewers)
        SUPERNATURAL (0.2) REPEAT
        THE ORIGINALS (0.1) REPEAT


                                          The Final Ratings for Thursday, October 4 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
FOX
Thursday Night Football (8-11)
4.3
13.221

CBS
The Big Bang Theory
2.2
12.289

ABC
Grey’s Anatomy
1.6
6.612

NBC
Superstore
0.9
3.159

The CW
Supernatural - R
0.2
0.641
8:30 PM
CBS
Young Sheldon
1.8
10.684

NBC
The Good Place
0.9
2.958
9:00 PM
CBS
Mom
1.3
7.831

ABC
Station 19
1.1
5.171

NBC
Will & Grace
1.0
3.957

The CW
The Originals - R
0.1
0.392
9:30 PM
CBS
Murphy Brown
1.0
7.123

NBC
I Feel Bad
0.7
2.637
10:00 PM
NBC
Law & Order: SVU
1.0
4.213

ABC
How to Get Away With Murder
0.8
3.015

CBS
S.W.A.T.
0.7
5.212

Average Rating: 1.23
Average Viewership: 5.570


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.