Monday, January 7, 2019

UPDATED Thursday Ratings - 'The Titan Games' Has Solid Launch; 'The Big Bang Theory' Ticks Up; 'The Orville' Plummets

On January 3, 2019, NBC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.47 rating - followed by CBS (1.28), ABC (0.68), FOX (0.65) and The CW (0.20).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 8.120 million viewers - followed by NBC (5.731), ABC (4.841), FOX (2.699) and The CW (0.688).

The CW aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - There were no adjustments to any of the preliminary ratings.

NBC (1.47 Rating, 5.731 Million Viewers)
        THE TITAN GAMES (1.8) SERIES PREMIERE
        THE BLACKLIST (0.9) SEASON PREMIERE

CBS (1.28 Rating, 8.120 Million Viewers)
        THE BIG BANG THEORY (2.2, +0.1)
        YOUNG SHELDON (1.7, +0.1)
        THE BIG BANG THEORY (1.1) REPEAT
        YOUNG SHELDON (0.9) REPEAT
        S.W.A.T. (0.9, +0.2)

ABC (0.68 Rating, 4.841 Million Viewers)
        THE CONNERS (0.7) REPEAT
        THE CONNERS (0.6) REPEAT
        THE LAST DAYS OF JOHN F. KENNEDY JR. (0.7)

FOX (0.65 Rating, 2.699 Million Viewers)
        GOTHAM (0.7) SEASON PREMIERE
        THE ORVILLE (0.6, -0.9)

THE CW (0.20 Rating, 0.688 Million Viewers)
        SUPERNATURAL (0.2) REPEAT
        LEGACIES (0.2) REPEAT


                                         The Final Ratings for Thursday, January 3 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
CBS
The Big Bang Theory
2.2
12.796

NBC
The Titan Games (8-10)
1.8
6.501

ABC
The Conners - R
0.7
3.764

FOX
Gotham
0.7
2.543

The CW
Supernatural - R
0.2
0.727
8:30 PM
CBS
Young Sheldon
1.7
10.946

ABC
The Conners - R
0.6
3.524
9:00 PM
CBS
The Big Bang Theory - R
1.1
7.156

ABC
The Last Days of John F. Kennedy Jr. (9-11)
0.7
5.488

FOX
The Orville
0.6
2.821

The CW
Legacies - R
0.2
0.591
9:30 PM
CBS
Young Sheldon - R
0.9
6.062
10:00 PM
CBS
S.W.A.T.
0.9
5.988

NBC
The Blacklist
0.9
4.154

Average Rating: 0.94
Average Viewership: 5.219


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.