NFL, This Is Us, Big Bang and Masked Singer Top Ratings for 2018-19 Season; Passage Is Highest-Rated Axed Show

RELATED STORIES Touchdown! NBC’s Sunday Night Football and Fox’s Thursday Night Football placed No. 1 and No. 2 for the 2018-19 TV season, with average ratings of 5.9 and 4.4 in the coveted 18-49 demo (including Live+7 DVR playback data). NBC’s This Is Us, CBS’ The Big Bang Theory and Fox’s The Masked Singer rounded out […]

Ratings: NCIS Tops Tuesday With Finale, The Voice Hits Finale Low

RELATED STORIES CBS’ NCIS closed Season 16 on Tuesday with 11.9 million total viewers and a 1.2 demo rating, ticking up and leading the night on both counts. TVLine readers gave the especially eventful hour an average grade of “A-.” Leading out of that, Blood & Treasure premiered to 5.7 mil and a 0.6. Elsewhere […]

Ratings: New Amsterdam Rises With Finale, NOLA Ends Season on Low Note

NBC’s freshman hit New Amsterdam ended its season on Tuesday night with 5.5 million total viewers and a 0.9 demo rating, rising to its best numbers in six episodes. TVLine readers gave the med drama’s season ender an average grade of “A-“; read post mortem. Opening the Peacock’s night, The Village (3.8 mil/0.6) was steady […]

Ratings: New Amsterdam Returns Low Lacking This Is Us as Lead-In

NBC’s New Amsterdam and CBS’ NCIS: New Orleans both suffered with weaker lead-ins this Tuesday. Opening NBC’s night, The Voice (7.2 mil/1.2, read recap) matched Monday’s Battle Round numbers. Now airing an hour earlier, The Village (4.2 mil/0.7) held steady but was obviously down sharply from time slot predecessor This Is Us‘ Season 3 average […]

Ratings: Empire Rebounds From Lows, Whiskey Cavalier Ticks Up

Fox’s Empire this Wednesday drew 4.1 million total viewers and a 1.2 demo rating, ticking up from last week’s series lows to end a slide that spanned four episodes. RELATED STORIES Leading out of that, Star (3.5 mil/1.0) also rose, improving on last week’s demo low. Elsewhere…. CBS | Survivor (7.3 mil/1.5) dipped a tenth […]

Ratings: God Friended Me Rises, While Many RSVP for NCIS: LA Wedding

CBS’ God Friended Me this Sunday drew 7.8 million total viewers and a 0.8 rating, up 18 percent and two tenths from last week. Leading out of that, NCIS: LA‘s wedding episode (8.3 mil/0.9, TVLine reader grade “A-“) hit nearly a five-month audience high while steady in the demo. Bubble drama Madam Secretary (5.5 mil/0.5) […]

Ratings: Superstore Eyes Possible Season Highs, Grey's Matches Low

Pending adjustment due to ACC basketball preemptions in some NBC, CBS and CW markets…. NBC’s Superstore this Thursday drew 3.7 million total viewers and a 1.0 demo rating, up 19 and 25 percent to mark season highs. A.P. Bio (2.4 mil/0.7) and Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2.3 mil/0.7) in turn are both currently up a tenth, while […]

Ratings: Proven Innocent Ticks Up in Week 3, Speechless Dips

With CBS in rerun mode and NBC airing a Voice repeat, Proven Innocent this Friday drew 2.6 million total viewers and a 0.5 rating, ticking up in both measures with its third episode. Opening Fox’s lineup, Last Man Standing (5.5 mil/1.0) and The Cool Kids (4.1 mil/0.7) were both steady, with the former leading the […]

Ratings: Cool Kids Goes Low, Blacklist Audience Hits Season High

Fox’s Last Man Standing this Friday drew 5.4 million total viewers and a 1.0 demo rating, down 10 percent and a tenth week-to-week to match its revival lows. Leading out of that, The Cool Kids (3.8 mil/0.7) returned down 20 percent to mark series lows. Proven Innocent (2.1 mil/0.5) dropped 32 and 20 percent from […]

Ratings: Celebrity Big Brother Tops Friday, While Blue Bloods Goes Low

Bumping MacGyver and Hawaii Five-0, CBS’ Big Brother: Celebrity Edition on Friday drew 4.4 million total viewers and a 1.0 rating, leading the night in the demo. Blue Bloods then did 7.5 mil and a 0.7, down 18 percent and a tenth to hit and match series lows. That said, it still commanded Friday’s biggest […]