via press release:
"" HITS NEW VIEWER RECORD
Last Night's 8:30 PM Broadcast Adjusted Upward, Making It the Show's Most-Watched Episode Ever with 20.44 Million Viewers
Last night's special 8:30 PM broadcast ofhas been adjusted upward, making it its most-watched episode ever, according to Nielsen updated ratings for Thursday, Sept. 26.
From 8:30-9:00 PM,averaged a record-setting 20.44m million viewers, eclipsing the 20.0 million viewers for the Jan. 10, 2013 broadcast. Key demographics were adjusted upward as well, climbing to 6.1/18 in adults 18-49 and 8.0/20 in adults 25-54.