Friday, March 6, 2020

UPDATED Thursday Ratings - 'Grey's Anatomy' Rises with Alex Karev Farewell; 'Young Sheldon' and 'Last Man Standing' Dip

On March 5, 2020, ABC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.97 rating - followed by CBS (0.63), FOX (0.53), NBC (0.43) and The CW (0.10).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 5.624 million viewers - followed by ABC (5.315), FOX (3.052), NBC (1.978) and The CW (0.386).




UPDATE - The repeat of Superstore was adjusted down.

ABC (0.97 Rating, 5.315 Million Viewers)
        STATION 19 (1.0, -0.1)
        GREY'S ANATOMY (1.3, +0.2)
        A MILLION LITTLE THINGS (0.6, +0.0)

CBS (0.63 Rating, 5.624 Million Viewers)
        YOUNG SHELDON (0.9, -0.1)
        THE UNICORN (0.6, +0.0)
        MOM (0.7, +0.0)
        CAROL'S SECOND ACT (0.6, +0.0)
        TOMMY (0.5, +0.0)

FOX (0.53 Rating, 3.052 Million Viewers)
        LAST MAN STANDING (0.6, -0.1)
        OUTMATCHED (0.5, +0.0)
        DEPUTY (0.5, -0.1)

NBC (0.43 Rating, 1.978 Million Viewers)
        SUPERSTORE (0.4) REPEAT
        BROOKLYN NINE-NINE (0.6, +0.1)
        WILL & GRACE (0.5, +0.1)
        INDEBTED (0.3, -0.1)
        LAW & ORDER: SVU (0.4) REPEAT

THE CW (0.10 Rating, 0.386 Million Viewers)
        KATY KEENE (0.1, +0.0)
        LEGACIES (0.1) REPEAT


                                          The Final Ratings for Thursday, March 5 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
ABC
Station 19
1.0
6.002

CBS
Young Sheldon
0.9
8.545

FOX
Last Man Standing
0.6
3.518

NBC
Superstore - R
0.4
1.986

The CW
Katy Keene
0.1
0.475
8:30 PM
CBS
The Unicorn
0.6
5.455

NBC
Brooklyn Nine-Nine
0.6
1.828

FOX
Outmatched
0.5
2.013
9:00 PM
ABC
Grey’s Anatomy
1.3
6.298

CBS
Mom
0.7
5.820

FOX
Deputy
0.5
3.339

NBC
Will & Grace
0.5
2.109

The CW
Legacies - R
0.1
0.297
9:30 PM
CBS
Carol’s Second Act
0.6
4.686

NBC
Indebted
0.3
1.423
10:00 PM
ABC
A Million Little Things
0.6
3.644

CBS
Tommy
0.5
4.620

NBC
Law & Order: SVU - R
0.4
2.262

Average Rating: 0.57
Average Viewership: 3.573


NOTE: For the 2019-20 broadcast season, Nielsen has determined that there are 120.6 million TV households in the United States - with 307.3 million people ages 2 and up. 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.