Broadcast primetime live + same-day ratings for Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017
The numbers for Thursday include an ABC finale and a soft premiere for an NBC show:
|Time||Show||Adults 18-49 Rating/Share||Viewers (millions)|
|8 p.m.||The Big Bang Theory (CBS)||2.8/10||13.22|
|Grey’s Anatomy (ABC)||2.0/7||7.61|
|Masterchef Junior (FOX)||1.2/5||3.82|
|Supernatural (The CW)||0.6/2||1.62|
|8:30 p.m.||The Great Indoors (CBS)||1.5/5||7.45|
|9 p.m.||How to Get Away with Murder (ABC) (9-11 p.m.) – F||1.5/5||4.95|
|The Blacklist (NBC)||0.9/3||4.92|
|My Kitchen Rules (FOX)||0.7/3||2.20|
|Riverdale (The CW)||0.3/1||0.97|
|9:30 p.m.||Life in Pieces (CBS)||1.2/5||5.97|
|10 p.m.||The Blacklist: Redemption (NBC) – P||0.8/3||4.20|
|Training Day (CBS)||0.7/3||3.67|
“How to Get Away with Murder” tied its season high with its finale on ABC. The two-hour close to Season 3 delivered a 1.5 rating in adults 18-49, matching the high set on Jan. 26.
The news wasn’t as good for “The Blacklist: Redemption,” which premiered to a 0.8 on NBC and continued a string of weak 10 p.m. debuts on the broadcast nets. If there’s any upside, it’s that it held most of its lead-in from “The Blacklist” (0.9), which is going on hiatus until spring.
Elsewhere, “The Big Bang Theory” came in under 3.0 for the second straight week, drawing a 2.8 (which was still more than enough to lead the night). “The Great Indoors,” “Mom” and “Life in Pieces” were all down a tenth from last week’s preliminary numbers, and “Training Day” was even at 0.7.
“Grey’s Anatomy” (2.0) matched its early rating from last week (it adjusted up in the finals), as was “Superstore” (1.1) on NBC. “Masterchef Junior” (1.2) ticked up a tenth for FOX, while “Powerless” (0.7), “Supernatural” (0.6) and “Riverdale” (0.3) each dipped 0.1.
|Adults 18-49 rating/share||1.7/6||1.4/5||0.9/3||0.9/3||0.5/2|
|Total Viewers (millions)||5.84||6.92||4.01||3.01||1.29|
Late-night metered market ratings (adults 18-49, households):
“The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” 0.7/4, 2.2/6
“The Late Show with Stephen Colbert”: 0.6/3, 2.4/7
“Jimmy Kimmel Live” – R: 0.4/2, 1.6/4
“Late Night with Seth Meyers”: 0.3/2, 1.1/4
“The Late Late Show with James Corden”: 0.3/2, 1.0/3
“Nightline”: 0.3/2, 1.2/4
Rating: Estimated percentage of the universe of TV households (or other specified group) tuned to a program in the average minute. Ratings are expressed as a percent.
Fast Affiliate Ratings: These first national ratings are available at approximately 11 a.m. ET the day after telecast. The figures may include stations that did not air the entire network feed, as well as local news breaks or cutaways for local coverage or other programming. Fast Affiliate ratings are not as useful for live programs and are likely to differ significantly from the final results, because the data reflect normal broadcast feed patterns.
Share (of Audience): The percent of households (or persons) using television who are tuned to a specific program, station or network in a specific area at a specific time.
Time Shifted Viewing: Program ratings for national sources are produced in three streams of data – Live, Live +Same-Day and Live +7 Day. Time-shifted figures account for incremental viewing that takes place with DVRs. Live+SD includes viewing during the same broadcast day as the original telecast, with a cut-off of 3 a.m. local time when meters transmit daily viewing to Nielsen for processing. Live +7 ratings include viewing that takes place during the 7 days following a telecast.
Source: The Nielsen Company.