TV Ratings Thursday: ‘Grey’s Anatomy’, ‘The Millers’ & ‘The Crazy Ones’ Hit Lows, ‘Scandal’ Steady, ‘Sean Saves the World’ Up
|Adults 18-49: Rating/Share||2.6/8||2.0/6||1.4/4||1.0/3||0.7/2||0.7/2|
|Adults 18-34: Rating/Share||2.0/8||1.2/5||0.9/3||0.9/3||0.6/2||0.5/2|
|Total Viewers (million)||8.355||9.380||4.447||2.699||1.849||2.603|
ABC was number one with adults 18-49 while CBS was on top with total viewers.
Note: Viewership levels were down 8 percent among adults 18-49 versus last week due to Halloween.
Last night’s Thursday Night Football game (Dolphins/Bengals) was simulcast on the NBC affiliate in Cincinnati. As a result, the NBC may be inflated and subject to more than typical adjustments in the finals.
In addition, The Vampire Diaries aired at 10PM in New York City last night, so its ratings are subject to more than typical adjustments in the finals.
On ABC, the annual telecast of It’s the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown earned a 2.2 adults 18-49 rating down 19 percent from a 2.7 on Wednesday, October 31, 2012 but gar outperforming ABC’s average in the time period. Grey’s Anatomy tied its series low with a 2.6 down 7 percent from last week’s 2.8 adults 18-49 rating. Scandal matched last week’s season low 2.9 adults 18-49 rating. Your predictions were too pessimistic.
On CBS, The Millers garnered a series low 2.0, down 26 percent from last week’s 2.7 adults 18-49 rating when it followed a new episode of The Big Bang Theory. The Crazy Ones scored a series low 1.9 down 17 percent from last 2.3 adults 18-49 rating. Elementary earned a 1.7 down 6 percent from last week’s 1.8 adults 18-49 rating.
On NBC, the special Saturday Night Live Halloween garnered a 1.7 adults 18-49 rating, significantly outperforming Parks and Recreation & Welcome to the Family’s averages in the time period. Sean Saves the World earned a 1.2 up 9 percent from last week’s 1.1 adults 18-49 rating. The Michael J Fox Show scored a series low 1.1 down 8 percent from last week’s 1.2 adults 18-49 rating. Parenthood matched last week’s 1.3 adults 18-49 rating .
On the CW, The Vampire Diaries scored a 0.8 down 38 percent from last week’s 1.3 adults 18-49 rating, but the show aired at 10PM in New York City so the nation’s largest market will not be counted until the final ratings are released this afternoon. Reign matched last week’s 0.6 adults 18-49 rating.
Overnight ratings for Thursday, October 31, 2013:
|Time||Net||Show||18-49 Rating/Sh||Viewers (Millions)|
|8:00||CBS||The Big Bang Theory – R||2.5/9||11.56|
|ABC||It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown – R||2.2/8||6.96|
|NBC||Saturday Night Live Halloween||1.7/6||5.51|
|FOX||The X Factor – Clip Show||0.8/3||3.25|
|CW||The Vampire Diaries||0.8/3||2.11|
|CBS||The Crazy Ones||1.9/6||8.06|
|NBC||Sean Saves the World||1.2/4||4.11|
|9:30||CBS||The Big Bang Theory – R||2.0/6||8.39|
|NBC||The Michael J. Fox Show||1.1/3||3.62|
- In Nielsen’s 56 metered markets, household results were: “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” 2.8/7; CBS’s “Late Show with David Letterman,” 2.5/7; and ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” 2.6/7.
- In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” 0.8/4; “Late Show,” 0.6/3; and “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” 1.1/6.
- From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC’s “Nightline” averaged a 1.5/5 in metered-market households and a 0.6/4 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.
- From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” (1.3/5 in metered-market households) tied CBS’s “Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson” (1.3/5). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, “Late Night” (0.5/4 in 18-49) topped “Late Late Show” (0.3/2).
- At 1:35 a.m., “Last Call with Carson Daly” averaged a 0.8/4 in metered-market households and a 0.4/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.
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