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[03/09/18 - 08:17 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Bang Theory," "Young Sheldon" Top Charts for CBS
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

Primetime Preliminary Fast National Nielsen Data
(includes all DVR playback through 3:00 am)

Here are the highlights of the 17 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (3/8/18):

CBS (9.003 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.6, #1) claimed top honors on Thursday with its mix of "The Big Bang Theory" (13.821 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.6, #1), "Young Sheldon" (12.590 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.2, #2), "Mom" (9.292 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.5, #4), "Life in Pieces" (6.979 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.2, #6) and "SWAT" (5.668 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.0, #10).

Second place then went to ABC (5.114 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.2, #2) with originals from "Grey's Anatomy" (7.134 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.7, #3), "Scandal" (4.748 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T7) and "How to Get Away with Murder" (3.463 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.9, #11).

Next up was NBC (4.406 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #3) and its lineup of "Superstore" (3.700 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T7), "AP Bio" (2.636 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T12), "Will & Grace" (4.178 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T7), the premiere of "Champions" (2.979 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T12) and "Chicago Fire" (6.472 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.3, #5).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.417 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #4) served up new episodes of "Gotham" (2.445 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.7, #14) and "Showtime at the Apollo" (2.388 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.6, #15).

And finally, fresh installments of "Supernatural" (1.736 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.5, #16) and "Arrow" (1.345 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 0.4, #17) on The CW (1.540 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #5) rounded out the evening.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+18.18% - Chicago Fire
+11.11% - SWAT
+10.00% - Superstore
+9.09% - Life in Pieces
+4.76% - Young Sheldon
+4.00% - The Big Bang Theory
0.00% - Mom
0.00% - Will & Grace
0.00% - AP Bio
0.00% - Showtime at the Apollo
0.00% - Arrow
-12.50% - Gotham
-15.00% - Grey's Anatomy
-15.38% - Scandal
-16.67% - Supernatural
-18.18% - How to Get Away with Murder

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+62.50% - Chicago Fire (vs. The Blacklist: Redemption)
+57.14% - Superstore (vs. Superstore (Repeat))
+57.14% - Young Sheldon (vs. The Great Indoors)
+42.86% - SWAT (vs. Training Day)
+12.50% - How to Get Away with Murder (vs. The Catch)
0.00% - Mom
0.00% - AP Bio (vs. Powerless)
0.00% - Arrow (vs. Riverdale)
0.00% - Supernatural
-7.14% - The Big Bang Theory
-7.69% - Life in Pieces
-8.33% - Will & Grace (vs. Chicago Med)
-10.53% - Grey's Anatomy
-14.29% - Showtime at the Apollo (vs. Kicking & Screaming)
-21.43% - Scandal
-33.33% - Champions (vs. Chicago Med)
-36.36% - Gotham (vs. MasterChef Junior)

In late-night metered market ratings (via NBC's press release):

· In Nielsen's 56 metered markets, household results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 1.9/5; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.5/7; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.9/5.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.6/4; "Late Show," 0.4/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.6/4.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.3/4 in metered-market households and a 0.4/4 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

· From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, ratings were: "Late Night with Seth Meyers," 1.2/4 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.1/4. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.4/3 in 18-49; "Late Late Show," 0.2/2.

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.8/4 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.2/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.


Here are the highlights of the 16 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (3/9/17):

CBS (7.050 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T1) was the most-watched network on Thursday with new episodes from "The Big Bang Theory" (12.989 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.8, #1), "The Great Indoors" (7.254 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T4), "Mom" (7.562 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #3), "Life in Pieces" (6.231 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.3, #6) and "Training Day" (4.133 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T12).

ABC (5.493 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T1) then shared in the demo honors with new episodes of "Grey's Anatomy" (7.360 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.9, #2) and "Scandal" (5.359 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T4) plus the return of "The Catch" (3.760 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T9).

Next up was NBC (4.299 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T3) with a repeat "Superstore" (2.859 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T12) followed by new episodes of "Powerless" (2.541 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T9), "Chicago Med" (6.409 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.2, #7) and "The Blacklist: Redemption" (3.789 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T9).

Meanwhile, FOX (3.002 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T3) offered up a new "MasterChef Junior" (3.764 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.1, #8) and the debut of "Kicking & Screaming" (2.240 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T12).

And finally, fresh installments of "Supernatural" (1.578 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.5, #15) and "Riverdale" (1.128 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.4, #16) closed out the night on The CW (1.353 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+14.29% - Powerless (vs. 2/23/17)
+8.33% - Life in Pieces (vs. 2/23/17)
+7.14% - Mom (vs. 2/23/17)
0.00% - The Big Bang Theory (vs. 2/23/17)
0.00% - MasterChef Junior
0.00% - Riverdale
-5.00% - Grey's Anatomy (vs. 2/23/17)
-6.67% - The Great Indoors (vs. 2/23/17)
-6.67% - Scandal (vs. 2/23/17)
-12.50% - Training Day
-16.67% - Supernatural
-20.00% - The Blacklist: Redemption
-29.41% - Chicago Med

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+71.43% - Chicago Med (vs. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (Repeat))
+33.33% - Powerless (vs. You, Me and the Apocalypse)
0.00% - Riverdale (vs. The 100)
-9.52% - Grey's Anatomy
-12.50% - Scandal
-16.67% - Mom
-20.00% - The Blacklist: Redemption (vs. Shades of Blue)
-20.00% - The Big Bang Theory
-23.53% - Life in Pieces (vs. 2 Broke Girls)
-28.57% - Supernatural (vs. DC's Legends of Tomorrow)
-33.33% - The Great Indoors (vs. Life in Pieces)
-36.36% - Training Day (vs. Elementary)
-38.89% - MasterChef Junior (vs. American Idol)
-42.86% - The Catch (vs. How to Get Away with Murder)
-61.11% - Kicking & Screaming (vs. American Idol)

In late-night metered market ratings (via NBC's press release):

· In Nielsen's 56 metered markets, household results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 1.9/5 with an encore telecast; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.5/7; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.8/5.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.5/3 with an encore; "Late Show," 0.5/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/3.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.3/4 in metered-market households and a 0.3/3 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

· From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, ratings were: "Late Night with Seth Meyers," 1.1/4 in metered-market households with an encore; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.2/4. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.3/2 in 18-49 with an encore; "Late Late Show," 0.3/2.

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.6/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.1/1 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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