The Big Bang Theory was adjusted up two tenths with adults 18-49 to a Thursday high 5.1 rating. Grey's Anatomy and The Vampire Diaries were each adjusted up a tenth of an adults 18-49 ratings point vs. the preliminary ratings. Private Practice and Rules of Engagement were adjusted down by a tenth of a point.
Game 2 of the World Series scored a 4.0 adults 18-49 rating and 14.28 million viewers.
Sure, NBC was airing repeats, but as with the preliminary numbers, CW came out ahead of NBC for the night with adults 18-49.
Final national broadcast primetime ratings for Thursday, October 20, 2011:
|Time||Net||Show||18-49 Rating/Sh||Viewers (Millions)|
|8:00||CBS||The Big Bang Theory||5.1/16||14.93|
|FOX||World Series Gm 2 Rangers at Cardinals 8-11:11p||4.0/11||14.28|
|8:30||CBS||Rules of Engagement (Season Premiere)||3.6/10||11.45|
|NBC||Parks & Recreation (R)||1.1/3||2.47|
|CBS||Person of Interest||2.7/7||12.42|
|NBC||The Office (R)||1.5/4||3.28|
|CW||The Secret Circle||0.9/2||2.12|
|NBC||Prime Suspect (R)||0.8/2||2.84|
Nielsen TV Ratings: ©2011 The Nielsen Company. All Rights Reserved.