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Thursday Final Nationals: CBS Tops in Viewers, NFL Network Leads in Young Adults

Thursday night once again saw CBS win among total viewers (7.75 million) along with adults 25-54 (2.4 rating/7 share) and NFL Network, with Cleveland Browns at Baltimore Ravens on “Thursday Night Football,” top all of television among adults 18-49 (approx. 1.8 rating) and adults 18-34 (approx. 1.4 rating). According to NBC, “TNF” registered a 24.3 local rating in the Baltimore market and an 18.3 in Cleveland.

On NBC, the 8:30 p.m. episode “Superstore” and “The Blacklist” each matched their respective best adults 18-49 deliveries since their season premieres. The network’s Thursday night scripted lineup returns in January as NBC simulcasts NFL Network’s “TNF” beginning Nov. 17.

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* AFF = Number of affiliates (stations) airing the program
* CVG = percent of coverage in U.S.
Programming Insider Thursday, November 3, 2016
ABC PROGRAM AFF* CVG*
(PCT)
HH/Share Viewers
(000)
Adults
18-34
Adults
18-49
Adults
25-54
8-11 Network Average 3.5/6 5092 1.0/5 1.3/5 1.6/5
8:00 Grey’s Anatomy 249 94 4.8/8 7246 1.4/6 1.9/7 2.3/7
9:00 Notorious 249 94 2.6/4 3775 0.6/2 0.9/3 1.1/3
10:00 How to Get Away with Murder 249 94 3.0/6 4323 0.9/4 1.2/4 1.5/5
CBS PROGRAM AFF* CVG*
(PCT)
HH/Share Viewers
(000)
Adults
18-34
Adults
18-49
Adults
25-54
8-11 Network Average 4.8/8 7665 0.8/4 1.5/5 2.3/7
8:00 Big Bang Theory 255 94 8.8/15 14472 2.0/9 3.4/13 4.7/15
8:30 The Great Indoors 255 94 4.7/8 7686 0.9/4 1.7/6 2.4/7
9:01 Mom 255 94 4.5/8 7098 0.8/3 1.5/5 2.3/6
9:30 Life in Pieces 255 94 3.9/7 6230 0.7/3 1.5/5 2.1/6
10:00 Pure Genius 255 94 3.5/7 5387 0.5/2 0.9/3 1.3/4
NBC PROGRAM AFF* CVG*
(PCT)
HH/Share Viewers
(000)
Adults
18-34
Adults
18-49
Adults
25-54
8-11 Network Average 3.3/6 5305 0.8/4 1.2/4 1.5/4
8:00 Superstore 245 94 2.5/4 4006 0.7/4 1.2/5 1.5/5
8:30 Superstore (s) 245 94 2.3/4 3794 0.8/4 1.3/4 1.5/4
9:00 Chicago Med 244 93 4.2/7 6714 0.9/4 1.4/5 1.8/5
10:00 The Blacklist 244 93 3.6/7 5870 0.8/4 1.2/4 1.6/5
Fox PROGRAM AFF* CVG*
(PCT)
HH/Share Viewers
(000)
Adults
18-34
Adults
18-49
Adults
25-54
8-10 Network Average 2.0/3 3044 0.6/3 0.8/3 1.0/3
8:00 Rosewood 255 94 2.2/4 3333 0.5/2 0.7/2 0.9/3
8:59 Pitch 255 94 1.7/3 2637 0.4/2 0.7/2 0.8/2
CW PROGRAM AFF* CVG*
(PCT)
HH/Share Viewers
(000)
Adults
18-34
Adults
18-49
Adults
25-54
8-11 Network Average 1.1/2 1775 0.5/2 0.6/2 0.7/2
8:00 D.C.’S Legends of Tomorrow 247 91 1.1/2 1768 0.5/2 0.6/2 0.8/2
9:00 Supernatural 247 91 1.0/2 1703 0.5/2 0.6/2 0.7/2
Univision PROGRAM HH/Share Viewers
(000)
Adults
18-34
Adults
18-49
Adults
25-54
8-11 Network Average 1.1/2 1978 0.7/2
7:00 La Rosa de Guadalupe 1.0/2 1723 0.6/2
8:00 Despertar Contigo 0.9/1 1646 0.5/2
9:00 Vino el Amor 1.2/2 2249 0.8/3
10:03 El Color de la Pasión 1.2/2 2028 0.7/3
PROGRAM HH/Share Viewers
(000)
Adults
18-34
Adults
18-49
Adults
25-54
8-11 Network Average 0.3/0 490 0.2/1
7:00 Mi Corazon es Tuyo 0.2/0 463 0.1/1
8:00 Moisés y Los Diez Mandamientos 0.4/1 773 0.3/1
9:00 La Viuda Negra 0.2/0 478 0.2/1
10:00 Bloque de Búsqueda 0.1/0 220 0.1/0
PROGRAM HH/Share Viewers
(000)
Adults
18-34
Adults
18-49
Adults
25-54
8-11 Network Average 1.0/2 1787 0.7/3
7:00 Caso Cerrado: Edición Estelar 1.0/2 1649 0.4/2
8:00 Silvana Sin Lana 0.8/1 1396 0.5/2
9:00 Sin Senos Sí Hay Paraíso 1.0/2 1788 0.7/2
10:00 Señora Acero 3: La Coyote 1.1/2 2177 1.0/3

Sub-Demo Breakdowns – Thursday 11/10/16

Grey’s Anatomy” (ABC)
Women 18-34: 2.1/9
Men 18-34: 0.7/4
Women 18-49: 2.8/9
Men 18-49: 1.1/4

Notorious” (ABC)
Women 18-34: 0.7/3
Men 18-34: 0.4/2
Women 18-49: 1.2/4
Men 18-49: 0.5/2

How to Get Away with Murder” (ABC)
Women 18-34: 1.3/6
Men 18-34: 0.4/2
Women 18-49: 1.8/6
Men 18-49: 0.7/3

The Big Bang Theory” (CBS)
Women 18-34: 2.2/9
Men 18-34: 1.8/9
Women 18-49: 3.7/13
Men 18-49: 3.2/13

The Great Indoors” (CBS)
Women 18-34: 1.0/4
Men 18-34: 0.8/4
Women 18-49: 1.8/6
Men 18-49: 1.6/6

Mom” (CBS)
Women 18-34: 0.9/4
Men 18-34: 0.6/3
Women 18-49: 1.7/5
Men 18-49: 1.3/5

Life in Pieces” (CBS)
Women 18-34: 0.8/3
Men 18-34: 0.6/3
Women 18-49: 1.6/5
Men 18-49: 1.3/5

Pure Genius” (CBS)
Women 18-34: 0.6/3
Men 18-34: 0.4/2
Women 18-49: 1.1/4
Men 18-49: 0.8/3

Superstore” (NBC, 8:00)
Women 18-34: 0.8/4
Men 18-34: 0.7/3
Women 18-49: 1.4/5
Men 18-49: 1.1/4

Superstore” (NBC, 8:30)
Women 18-34: 0.9/4
Men 18-34: 0.7/3
Women 18-49: 1.4/5
Men 18-49: 1.1/4

Chicago Med” (NBC)
Women 18-34: 1.1/4
Men 18-34: 0.8/4
Women 18-49: 1.6/5
Men 18-49: 1.1/4

The Blacklist” (NBC)
Women 18-34: 0.9/4
Men 18-34: 0.8/4
Women 18-49: 1.3/4
Men 18-49: 1.1/4

Rosewood” (Fox)
Women 18-34: 0.5/2
Men 18-34: 0.5/2
Women 18-49: 0.8/3
Men 18-49: 0.6/2

Pitch” (Fox)
Women 18-34: 0.5/2
Men 18-34: 0.4/2
Women 18-49: 0.8/2
Men 18-49: 0.5/2

D.C.’s Legends of Tomorrow” (CW)
Women 18-34: 0.4/2
Men 18-34: 0.5/2
Women 18-49: 0.5/2
Men 18-49: 0.8/3

Supernatural” (CW)
Women 18-34: 0.5/2
Men 18-34: 0.5/2
Women 18-49: 0.6/2
Men 18-49: 0.6/2

60 Days In Reunion” (A&E)
Women 18-34: 0.47
Men 18-34: 0.22
Women 18-49: 0.45
Men 18-49: 0.30

Project Runway” (Lifetime)
Women 18-34: 0.56
Men 18-34: 0.14
Women 18-49: 0.70
Men 18-49: 0.25

Better Things” (FX)
Women 18-34: 0.16
Men 18-34: 0.20
Women 18-49: 0.21
Men 18-49: 0.26

Thursday Night Pre-Kick” (NFL Network)
1.43 household rating
2.294 million viewers
Women 18-34: 0.42
Men 18-34: 0.88
Women 18-49: 0.50
Men 18-49: 1.08

Thursday Night Football: Cleveland @ Baltimore” (NFL Network)
3.46 household rating
5.666 million viewers
Women 18-34: 0.93
Men 18-34: 2.22
Women 18-49: 1.19
Men 18-49: 2.75

NBA Regular Season: Chicago @ Miami” (TNT, 8:15-10:45)
1.01 household rating
1.576 million viewers
Women 18-34: 0.39
Men 18-34: 0.91
Women 18-49: 0.39
Men 18-49: 0.85

NBA Regular Season: L.A. Lakers @ Sacramento” (TNT, 10:45 p.m.-1:18 a.m.)
0.93 household rating
1.492 million viewers
Women 18-34: 0.41
Men 18-34: 0.87
Women 18-49: 0.42
Men 18-49: 0.83

College Football: Utah @ Arizona State” (FS1, 9:29 p.m.-1:12 a.m.)
0.32 household rating
0.512 million viewers
Women 18-34: 0.09
Men 18-34: 0.15
Women 18-49: 0.10
Men 18-49: 0.21

Source: Live+Same Day data, Nielsen Media Research

Written by Douglas Pucci

Douglas Pucci (a.k.a. “Son of the Bronx”) has worked with Mr. Berman for more than a decade. A Bronx native, NYU graduate and once-intern for VH1's "Pop Up Video," Pucci went on to design, build and maintain websites for various non-profit organizations in his hometown of New York City. He also contributes to the sports website Awful Announcing.

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  1. What are the ratings for Full House at 10PM and 10:30PM, and Friends at 11PM and 11:30PM airing on Nick at Nite please?

    • Nick at Nite on 11/10, in total viewers (adults 18-49 rating)

      10:00 Full House 964k (0.29)
      10:30 Full House 767k (0.25)
      11:00 Friends 876k (0.31)
      11:30 Friends 921k (0.33)

  2. Live+3 vs. Live+SD data for Thursday 11/10/2016

    Adults 18-49
    …………………………….. L+SD … L+3
    Grey’s Anatomy ………. 1.92 … 2.99
    Notorious ……………….. 0.87 … 1.27
HTGAWM ……………….. 1.22 … 2.20
    Big Bang Theory ……… 3.42 … 4.99
    Great Indoors ………….. 1.67 … 1.97
    Mom ………………………. 1.51 … 1.96
    Life in Pieces …………… 1.46 … 2.09
    Pure Genius …………….. 0.93 … 1.37
    Superstore ………………. 1.22 … 1.71
    Superstore-s ……………. 1.27 … 1.76
    Chicago Med …………… 1.36 … 2.05
    Blacklist ………………….. 1.21 … 2.12
    Rosewood ………………. 0.66 … 0.88
    Pitch ………………………. 0.66 … 1.04
    Legends/Tomorrow ….. 0.62 … 0.95
    Supernatural …………… 0.60 … 0.98

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    Total Viewers
    …………………………….. L+SD … L+3
    Grey’s Anatomy …….. 7.248 … 9.850
    Notorious ……………… 3.765 … 5.234
HTGAWM ……………… 4.286 … 6.788
    Big Bang Theory ….. 14.473 … 18.745
    Great Indoors ………… 7.687 … 8.604
    Mom …………………….. 7.099 … 8.690
    Life in Pieces …………. 6.231 … 8.040
    Pure Genius …………… 5.388 … 7.493
    Superstore …………….. 4.006 … 5.011
    Superstore-s …………. 3.828 … 4.926
    Chicago Med …………. 6.714 … 9.550
    Blacklist ………………… 5.870 … 9.676
    Rosewood ……………… 3.327 … 4.321
    Pitch ……………………… 2.629 … 3.854
    Legends/Tomorrow …. 1.768 … 2.542
    Supernatural …………… 1.703 … 2.477