Friday, April 3, 2020

UPDATED Thursday Ratings - 'Broke' Has Solid Start; 'How to Get Away With Murder' Returns Up; 'Superstore' Drops

On April 2, 2020, ABC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.03 rating - followed by CBS (0.88), FOX (0.55), NBC (0.50) and The CW (0.10).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 7.074 million viewers - followed by ABC (5.749), FOX (2.622), NBC (2.526) and The CW (0.319).

The CW aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - The repeat of Legacies was adjusted up. The repeat of Last Man Standing was adjusted down.

ABC (1.03 Rating, 5.749 Million Viewers)
        STATION 19 (1.1, +0.0)
        GREY'S ANATOMY (1.4, +0.1)
        HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER (0.6, +0.2)

CBS (0.88 Rating, 7.074 Million Viewers)
        YOUNG SHELDON (1.3, +0.2)
        MAN WITH A PLAN (0.9) SEASON PREMIERE
        MOM (1.0, +0.2)
        BROKE (0.9) SERIES PREMIERE
        TOMMY (0.6, +0.1)

FOX (0.55 Rating, 2.622 Million Viewers)
        LAST MAN STANDING (0.7, -0.1)
        LAST MAN STANDING (0.5) REPEAT
        MENTAL SAMURAI (0.5) REPEAT

NBC (0.50 Rating, 2.526 Million Viewers)
        SUPERSTORE (0.7, -0.2)
        BROOKLYN NINE-NINE (0.5, -0.1)
        WILL & GRACE (0.3) REPEAT
        INDEBTED (0.3, +0.0)
        LAW & ORDER: SVU (0.6, -0.1)

THE CW (0.10 Rating, 0.319 Million Viewers)
        KATY KEENE (0.1) REPEAT
        LEGACIES (0.1) REPEAT


                                            The Final Ratings for Thursday, April 2 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
CBS
Young Sheldon
1.3
10.055

ABC
Station 19
1.1
7.155

FOX
Last Man Standing
0.7
4.097

NBC
Superstore
0.7
3.153

The CW
Katy Keene - R
0.1
0.374
8:30 PM
CBS
Man With a Plan
0.9
7.007

FOX
Last Man Standing - R
0.5
2.752

NBC
Brooklyn Nine-Nine
0.5
2.055
9:00 PM
ABC
Grey’s Anatomy
1.4
7.182

CBS
Mom
1.0
7.619

FOX
Mental Samurai - R
0.5
1.819

NBC
Will & Grace - R
0.3
1.494

The CW
Legacies - R
0.1
0.264
9:30 PM
CBS
Broke
0.9
7.069

NBC
Indebted
0.3
1.391
10:00 PM
CBS
Tommy
0.6
5.347

NBC
Law & Order: SVU
0.6
3.531

ABC
How to Get Away With Murder
0.6
2.909

Average Rating: 0.67
Average Viewership: 4.182


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.