Thursday Final Ratings: World Series + ‘Big Bang,’ ‘Grey’s,’ ‘Vampire Diaries’ Adjusted Up; ‘Rules,’ ‘Private Practice’ Adjusted Down

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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
CW Vampire Diaries 1.4/4 3.03
ABC Charlie’s Angels 1.2/4 5.57
NBC Community (R) 0.9/3 2.39
8:30 CBS Rules of Engagement (Season Premiere) 3.6/10 11.45
NBC Parks & Recreation (R) 1.1/3 2.47
9:00 ABC Grey’s Anatomy 3.6/9 9.54
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
9:30 NBC Whitney (R) 1.1/3 2.61
10:00 CBS The Mentalist 2.5/7 12.54
ABC Private Practice 2.3/6 6.38
NBC Prime Suspect (R) 0.8/2 2.84


Nielsen TV Ratings: ©2011 The Nielsen Company. All Rights Reserved.

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