The final numbers are below, including for the NFL Eagles/Steelers preseason game. As expected, due to local market pre-emptions on CBS affiliates for the Bucanners/Patriots game, CBS programs including the repeats all saw adjustments of 0.1 to 0.2. Big Brother was adjusted down a tenth to a 2.9 adults 18-49 rating.
Final broadcast TV ratings for Thursday:
|Time||Net||Show||18-49 Rating/Sh||Viewers (Millions)|
|8:00||FOX||NFL Preseason: Eagles vs. Steelers 8-11:08p||3.1/10||8.59|
|CBS||The Big Bang Theory (R)||1.7/6||6.79|
|CW||Vampire Diaries (R)||0.4/1||1.01|
|8:30||CBS||Rules of Engagement (R)||1.7/5||5.91|
|NBC||Parks & Recreation (R)||0.6/2||1.71|
|NBC||The Office (R)||1.0/3||2.47|
|CW||Plain Jane (R)||0.3/1||0.87|
|9:30||NBC||30 Rock (R)||0.9/3||2.41|
|CBS||The Mentalist (R)||1.1/3||5.58|
|NBC||Law & Order: SVU (R)||0.9/3||3.11|
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