Friday, May 17, 2019

UPDATED Thursday Ratings - 'The Big Bang Theory' Soars with Series Finale; 'Grey's Anatomy' and 'Superstore' Finales Drop

On May 16, 2019, CBS won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 2.00 rating - followed by ABC (0.87), NBC (0.60), FOX (0.30) and The CW (0.20).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 12.239 million viewers - followed by ABC (4.444), NBC (2.454), FOX (1.094) and The CW (0.568).




UPDATE - The Big Bang Theory and Paradise Hotel were adjusted up. Young Sheldon, Unraveling the Mystery and For the People were adjusted down.

CBS (2.00 Rating, 12.239 Million Viewers)
        THE BIG BANG THEORY (3.2, +1.2) SERIES FINALE
        YOUNG SHELDON (2.1, +0.6) SEASON FINALE
        UNRAVELING THE MYSTERY: A BIG BANG FAREWELL (1.7)
        S.W.A.T (0.9, +0.2) SEASON FINALE

ABC (0.87 Rating, 4.444 Million Viewers)
        GREY'S ANATOMY (1.3, -0.1) SEASON FINALE
        STATION 19 (0.8, -0.1) SEASON FINALE
        FOR THE PEOPLE (0.4, +0.0) SEASON FINALE

NBC (0.60 Rating, 2.454 Million Viewers)
        SUPERSTORE (0.6, -0.2)
        SUPERSTORE (0.6, -0.1) SEASON FINALE
        BROOKLYN NINE-NINE (0.5, -0.1)
        BROOKLYN NINE-NINE (0.5, -0.1) SEASON FINALE
        LAW & ORDER: SVU (0.7, +0.0) SEASON FINALE

FOX (0.30 Rating, 1.094 Million Viewers)
        PARADISE HOTEL (0.4, -0.1)

THE CW (0.20 Rating, 0.568 Million Viewers)
        IZOMBIE (0.2, +0.0)
        IN THE DARK (0.2, +0.1)


                                            The Final Ratings for Thursday, May 16 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
CBS
The Big Bang Theory (8-9)
3.2
18.517

ABC
Grey’s Anatomy
1.3
5.986

NBC
Superstore
0.6
2.380

FOX
Paradise Hotel (8-10)
0.4
1.109

The CW
iZombie
0.2
0.568
8:30 PM
NBC
Superstore
0.6
1.950
9:00 PM
CBS
Young Sheldon
2.1
13.595

ABC
Station 19
0.8
4.824

NBC
Brooklyn Nine-Nine
0.5
1.626

The CW
In the Dark
0.2
0.523
9:30 PM
CBS
Unraveling the Mystery: A Big Bang Farewell
1.7
11.605

NBC
Brooklyn Nine-Nine
0.5
1.546
10:00 PM
CBS
S.W.A.T.
0.9
5.752

NBC
Law & Order: SVU
0.7
3.578

ABC
For the People
0.4
2.542

Average Rating: 0.94
Average Viewership: 5.073


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.