Friday, April 5, 2019

UPDATED Thursday Ratings - 'The Big Bang Theory' and 'Young Sheldon' Drop; 'In the Dark' Opens Low; 'Will & Grace' Finale Steady

On April 4, 2019, CBS won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.08 rating - followed by ABC (1.00), NBC (0.68), FOX (0.30) and The CW (0.25).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 7.416 million viewers - followed by ABC (5.036), NBC (2.991), FOX (1.278) and The CW (1.082).

FOX aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - The Big Bang Theory and Young Sheldon were adjusted up. For the People was adjusted down.

CBS (1.08 Rating, 7.416 Million Viewers)
        THE BIG BANG THEORY (2.0, -0.1)
        YOUNG SHELDON (1.5, -0.2)
        MOM (1.1, -0.1)
        FAM (0.7, +0.0)
        S.W.A.T. (0.7, -0.2)

ABC (1.00 Rating, 5.036 Million Viewers)
        GREY'S ANATOMY (1.5, -0.1)
        STATION 19 (0.9, -0.1)
        FOR THE PEOPLE (0.5, -0.1)

NBC (0.68 Rating, 2.991 Million Viewers)
        SUPERSTORE (0.8, +0.0)
        A.P. BIO (0.5, +0.0)
        WILL & GRACE (0.7, +0.0) SEASON FINALE
        ABBY'S (0.5, +0.0)
        LAW & ORDER: SVU (0.8, +0.0)

FOX (0.30 Rating, 1.278 Million Viewers)
        GOTHAM (0.3) REPEAT
        THE ORVILLE (0.3) REPEAT

THE CW (0.25 Rating, 1.082 Million Viewers)
        SUPERNATURAL (0.3, -0.1)
        IN THE DARK (0.2) SERIES PREMIERE


                                            The Final Ratings for Thursday, April 4 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
CBS
The Big Bang Theory
2.0
12.218

ABC
Grey’s Anatomy
1.5
6.853

NBC
Superstore
0.8
3.066

The CW
Supernatural
0.3
1.249

FOX
Gotham - R
0.3
1.184
8:30 PM
CBS
Young Sheldon
1.5
10.502

NBC
A.P. Bio
0.5
1.905
9:00 PM
CBS
Mom
1.1
7.610

ABC
Station 19
0.9
5.260

NBC
Will & Grace
0.7
2.986

FOX
The Orville - R
0.3
1.320

The CW
In the Dark
0.2
0.867
9:30 PM
CBS
Fam
0.7
4.791

NBC
Abby’s
0.5
2.055
10:00 PM
NBC
Law & Order: SVU
0.8
3.933

CBS
S.W.A.T.
0.7
4.730

ABC
For the People
0.5
3.066

Average Rating: 0.78
Average Viewership: 4.329


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.