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Thursday Final Ratings: ‘Arrow’ on CW Rises to 4-Month High Among Total Viewers with Season Finale

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  • What follows are the Live + Same Day rating results for the night’s broadcast network telecasts on Thursday, May 17:

    Grey’s Anatomy (ABC, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 7.598 million viewers
    – 5.0/10 HH
    – 1.9/9 A18-49 (2.7/12 F18-49, 1.0/5 M18-49)
    – 1.4/9 A18-34 (2.1/12 F18-34, 0.7/5 M18-34)
    – 2.3/9 A25-54 (3.2/11 F25-54, 1.3/5 M25-54)

    Station 19 (ABC, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 5.095 million viewers
    – 3.4/6 HH
    – 1.0/4 A18-49 (1.4/6 F18-49, 0.6/3 M18-49)
    – 0.6/4 A18-34 (0.9/5 F18-34, 0.3/2 M18-34)
    – 1.3/4 A25-54 (1.7/6 F25-54, 0.8/3 M25-54)

    What Would You Do? (S) (ABC, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 2.600 million viewers
    – 1.8/4 HH
    – 0.6/3 A18-49 (0.7/3 F18-49, 0.5/2 M18-49)
    – 0.4/2 A18-34 (0.5/3 F18-34, 0.2/2 M18-34)
    – 0.8/3 A25-54 (0.9/3 F25-54, 0.6/2 M25-54)

    The Big Bang Theory (R) (CBS, 8:00 PM, 31 min.)
    – 7.183 million viewers
    – 4.6/9 HH
    – 1.1/5 A18-49 (1.3/6 F18-49, 0.8/4 M18-49)
    – 0.5/3 A18-34 (0.6/4 F18-34, 0.4/3 M18-34)
    – 1.7/7 A25-54 (2.0/7 F25-54, 1.4/6 M25-54)

    Young Sheldon (R) (CBS, 8:31 PM, 30 min.)
    – 7.041 million viewers
    – 4.4/8 HH
    – 1.1/5 A18-49 (1.3/5 F18-49, 0.8/4 M18-49)
    – 0.6/4 A18-34 (0.7/4 F18-34, 0.5/3 M18-34)
    – 1.7/6 A25-54 (1.9/6 F25-54, 1.4/6 M25-54)

    Life in Pieces (S) (CBS, 9:01 PM, 29 min.)
    – 5.561 million viewers
    – 3.5/7 HH
    – 1.0/4 A18-49 (1.2/5 F18-49, 0.8/4 M18-49)
    – 0.5/3 A18-34 (0.6/3 F18-34, 0.5/3 M18-34)
    – 1.5/5 A25-54 (1.7/6 F25-54, 1.3/5 M25-54)

    Life in Pieces (CBS, 9:30 PM, 30 min.)
    – 4.949 million viewers
    – 3.1/6 HH
    – 0.9/4 A18-49 (1.1/4 F18-49, 0.7/3 M18-49)
    – 0.5/3 A18-34 (0.5/3 F18-34, 0.4/3 M18-34)
    – 1.4/5 A25-54 (1.6/5 F25-54, 1.1/4 M25-54)

    S.W.A.T. (CBS, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 6.029 million viewers
    – 4.0/8 HH
    – 0.9/4 A18-49 (1.1/5 F18-49, 0.8/4 M18-49)
    – 0.5/3 A18-34 (0.6/3 F18-34, 0.4/3 M18-34)
    – 1.4/5 A25-54 (1.6/6 F25-54, 1.3/5 M25-54)

    Ellen’s Game of Games (RS) (NBC, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 3.913 million viewers
    – 2.4/5 HH
    – 0.8/4 A18-49 (0.9/4 F18-49, 0.6/3 M18-49)
    – 0.5/3 A18-34 (0.6/4 F18-34, 0.4/3 M18-34)
    – 1.1/4 A25-54 (1.2/4 F25-54, 0.9/4 M25-54)

    American Ninja Warrior (S) (NBC, 9:00 PM, 120 min.)
    – 3.410 million viewers
    – 2.1/4 HH
    – 0.8/3 A18-49 (0.9/4 F18-49, 0.7/3 M18-49)
    – 0.5/3 A18-34 (0.5/3 F18-34, 0.5/3 M18-34)
    – 1.1/4 A25-54 (1.2/4 F25-54, 1.0/4 M25-54)

    Gotham (Fox, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 2.197 million viewers
    – 1.4/3 HH
    – 0.6/3 A18-49 (0.6/2 F18-49, 0.7/4 M18-49)
    – 0.4/2 A18-34 (0.4/2 F18-34, 0.4/3 M18-34)
    – 0.8/3 A25-54 (0.7/2 F25-54, 0.9/4 M25-54)

    Showtime at the Apollo (Fox, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 2.569 million viewers
    – 1.6/3 HH
    – 0.6/3 A18-49 (0.6/3 F18-49, 0.5/3 M18-49)
    – 0.3/2 A18-34 (0.3/2 F18-34, 0.3/2 M18-34)
    – 0.8/3 A25-54 (0.8/3 F25-54, 0.7/3 M25-54)

    Supernatural (CW, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 1.632 million viewers
    – 1.1/2 HH
    – 0.5/2 A18-49 (0.5/2 F18-49, 0.5/3 M18-49)
    – 0.4/2 A18-34 (0.3/2 F18-34, 0.4/3 M18-34)
    – 0.6/2 A25-54 (0.6/2 F25-54, 0.6/2 M25-54)

    Arrow (CW, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 1.305 million viewers (best since Jan. 25, 2018)
    – 0.9/2 HH
    – 0.4/2 A18-49 (0.4/1 F18-49, 0.5/2 M18-49)
    – 0.4/2 A18-34 (0.3/2 F18-34, 0.4/3 M18-34)
    – 0.5/2 A25-54 (0.4/1 F25-54, 0.6/2 M25-54)

    La Rosa de Guadalupe (Univision, 7:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 1.773 million viewers
    – 1.0/2 HH
    – 0.6/4 A18-49

    Futbol Central (S) (Univision+UDN, 8:00 PM, 30 min.)
    – 1.094 million viewers
    – 0.6/1 HH
    – 0.4/2 A18-49

    Liga MX Santos vs. Toluca (S) (Univision+UDN, 8:30 PM, 164 min.)
    – 1.599 million viewers
    – 0.9/2 HH
    – 0.6/3 A18-49

    La Tierra Prometida (R) (UniMás, 7:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 0.554 million viewers
    – 0.3/1 HH
    – 0.1/1 A18-49

    El Principe (UniMás, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 0.516 million viewers
    – 0.3/1 HH
    – 0.1/1 A18-49

    La Tierra Prometida (UniMás, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 1.377 million viewers
    – 0.8/1 HH
    – 0.4/2 A18-49

    Reto 4 Elementos: Naturaleza Extrema (UniMás, 10:00 PM, 120 min.)
    – 0.658 million viewers
    – 0.3/1 HH
    – 0.3/1 A18-49

    Caso Cerrado: Edición Estelar (Telemundo, 7:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 1.302 million viewers
    – 0.9/2 HH
    – 0.3/2 A18-49
    – 0.2/2 A18-34

    Mi Familia Perfecta (Telemundo, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 0.948 million viewers
    – 0.6/1 HH
    – 0.3/2 A18-49
    – 0.2/2 A18-34

    Al Otro Lado Del Muro (Telemundo, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 1.210 million viewers
    – 0.7/1 HH
    – 0.4/2 A18-49
    – 0.3/2 A18-34

    El Señor de Los Cielos V (Telemundo, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 1.737 million viewers
    – 0.9/2 HH
    – 0.8/3 A18-49
    – 0.6/4 A18-34

    What follows are the Live + Same Day rating results for the night’s select cable telecasts on Thursday, May 17 (with the night’s cable ranks according to total viewers and adults 18-49 in parentheses):

    Live PD: Police Patrol (A&E, 9:00 PM, 30 min.)
    – 0.894 million viewers (#31)
    – 0.55 HH (#34)
    – 0.25 A18-49 (#26)
    – 0.23 A18-34 (#19)
    – 0.35 A25-54 (#19)

    Live PD: Police Patrol (A&E, 9:30 PM, 31 min.)
    – 0.822 million viewers (#36)
    – 0.54 HH (#35)
    – 0.24 A18-49 (#30)
    – 0.23 A18-34 (#19)
    – 0.32 A25-54 (#22)

    Live PD: Police Patrol (A&E, 10:01 PM, 31 min.)
    – 0.715 million viewers (#49)
    – 0.48 HH (#42)
    – 0.20 A18-49 (#49)
    – 0.17 A18-34 (#35)
    – 0.27 A25-54 (#42)

    Live PD: Police Patrol (A&E, 10:32 PM, 31 min.)
    – 0.742 million viewers (#45)
    – 0.50 HH (#38)
    – 0.20 A18-49 (#49)
    – 0.17 A18-34 (#35)
    – 0.28 A25-54 (#39)

    Southern Charm (BRAVO, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 1.321 million viewers (#13)
    – 0.93 HH (#12)
    – 0.46 A18-49 (#6)
    – 0.32 A18-34 (#9)
    – 0.61 A25-54 (#4)

    Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 0.898 million viewers (#30)
    – 0.63 HH (#26)
    – 0.18 A18-49 (#66)
    – 0.11 A18-34 (#80)
    – 0.23 A25-54 (#62)

    Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 0.867 million viewers (#33)
    – 0.60 HH (#30)
    – 0.19 A18-49 (#57)
    – 0.07 A18-34 (#95)
    – 0.24 A25-54 (#56)

    CNN Tonight (CNN, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 0.910 million viewers (#29)
    – 0.65 HH (#25)
    – 0.19 A18-49 (#57)
    – 0.10 A18-34 (#86)
    – 0.24 A25-54 (#56)

    Sportscenter Prime (ESPN, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 0.426 million viewers (#81)
    – 0.29 HH (#81)
    – 0.19 A18-49 (#57)
    – 0.14 A18-34 (#59)
    – 0.21 A25-54 (#68)

    Beat Bobby Flay (FOOD, 10:00 PM, 30 min.)
    – 1.132 million viewers (#19)
    – 0.71 HH (#21)
    – 0.37 A18-49 (#9)
    – 0.32 A18-34 (#9)
    – 0.42 A25-54 (#11)

    Tucker Carlson Tonight (FOXNC, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 2.657 million viewers (#4)
    – 1.80 HH (#4)
    – 0.27 A18-49 (#19)
    – 0.15 A18-34 (#52)
    – 0.45 A25-54 (#10)

    Hannity (FOXNC, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 3.601 million viewers (#1)
    – 2.35 HH (#1)
    – 0.34 A18-49 (#11)
    – 0.15 A18-34 (#52)
    – 0.59 A25-54 (#5)

    The Ingraham Angle (FOXNC, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 2.735 million viewers (#3)
    – 1.82 HH (#3)
    – 0.24 A18-49 (#30)
    – 0.07 A18-34 (#95)
    – 0.48 A25-54 (#8)

    Siren (FRFM, 8:00 PM, 61 min.)
    – 0.615 million viewers (#60)
    – 0.36 HH (#66)
    – 0.20 A18-49 (#49)
    – 0.20 A18-34 (#24)
    – 0.24 A25-54 (#56)

    Flip or Flop Vegas (HGTV, 9:00 PM, 30 min.)
    – 1.204 million viewers (#15)
    – 0.77 HH (#15)
    – 0.24 A18-49 (#30)
    – 0.16 A18-34 (#44)
    – 0.32 A25-54 (#22)

    House Hunters (HGTV, 10:00 PM, 30 min.)
    – 1.437 million viewers (#11)
    – 0.99 HH (#9)
    – 0.25 A18-49 (#26)
    – 0.17 A18-34 (#35)
    – 0.32 A25-54 (#22)

    House Hunters International (HGTV, 10:30 PM, 30 min.)
    – 1.445 million viewers (#10)
    – 0.99 HH (#9)
    – 0.27 A18-49 (#19)
    – 0.19 A18-34 (#30)
    – 0.34 A25-54 (#20)

    Swamp People (HIST, 9:00 PM, 63 min.)
    – 1.644 million viewers (#9)
    – 0.96 HH (#11)
    – 0.31 A18-49 (#16)
    – 0.25 A18-34 (#15)
    – 0.48 A25-54 (#8)

    Truck Night Specials (HIST, 10:03 PM, 62 min.)
    – 0.657 million viewers (#57)
    – 0.41 HH (#60)
    – 0.19 A18-49 (#57)
    – 0.14 A18-34 (#59)
    – 0.26 A25-54 (#46)

    Murder Calls (ID, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 1.031 million viewers (#23)
    – 0.75 HH (#18)
    – 0.21 A18-49 (#44)
    – 0.10 A18-34 (#86)
    – 0.31 A25-54 (#29)

    All In with Chris Hayes (MSNBC, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 1.820 million viewers (#7)
    – 1.30 HH (#6)
    – 0.20 A18-49 (#49)
    – 0.08 A18-34 (#93)
    – 0.29 A25-54 (#37)

    Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 2.863 million viewers (#2)
    – 1.97 HH (#2)
    – 0.35 A18-49 (#10)
    – 0.12 A18-34 (#73)
    – 0.51 A25-54 (#7)

    Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell (MSNBC, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 2.152 million viewers (#5)
    – 1.52 HH (#5)
    – 0.26 A18-49 (#22)
    – 0.09 A18-34 (#89)
    – 0.38 A25-54 (#15)

    Jersey Shore: Family Vacation (MTV, 8:00 PM, 61 min.)
    – 1.701 million viewers (#8)
    – 1.04 HH (#8)
    – 1.02 A18-49 (#1)
    – 1.19 A18-34 (#1)
    – 0.92 A25-54 (#1)

    Ex on the Beach (MTV, 9:01 PM, 61 min.)
    – 0.845 million viewers (#35)
    – 0.53 HH (#36)
    – 0.49 A18-49 (#5)
    – 0.65 A18-34 (#3)
    – 0.38 A25-54 (#15)

    NHL Conference Finals Eastern Conference Game 4: Tampa Bay Lightning at Washington Capitals (NBCSN, 8:02 PM, 172 min.)
    – 2.051 million viewers (#6)
    – 1.24 HH (#7)
    – 0.71 A18-49 (#2)
    – 0.55 A18-34 (#5)
    – 0.88 A25-54 (#2)

    NHL Live Post Conference Finals (NBCSN, 10:54 PM, 66 min.)
    – 0.509 million viewers (#74)
    – 0.33 HH (#73)
    – 0.20 A18-49 (#49)
    – 0.14 A18-34 (#59)
    – 0.25 A25-54 (#52)

    Mysteries at the Museum Repack (TRAV, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 0.551 million viewers (#71)
    – 0.37 HH (#65)
    – 0.13 A18-49 (#90)
    – 0.07 A18-34 (#95)
    – 0.19 A25-54 (#72)

    The Carbonaro Effect (TRU, 10:00 PM, 30 min.)
    – 0.405 million viewers (#83)
    – 0.25 HH (#85)
    – 0.17 A18-49 (#71)
    – 0.17 A18-34 (#35)
    – 0.17 A25-54 (#75)

    Inside Carbonaro (TRU, 10:30 PM, 30 min.)
    – 0.332 million viewers (#93)
    – 0.20 HH (#90)
    – 0.12 A18-49 (#98)
    – 0.10 A18-34 (#86)
    – 0.12 A25-54 (#97)

    Liga MX 5/17 Santos vs. Toluca (UDN, 8:30 PM, 164 min.)
    – 0.613 million viewers (#61)
    – 0.35 HH (#68)
    – 0.28 A18-49 (#18)
    – 0.21 A18-34 (#21)
    – 0.31 A25-54 (#29)

    RuPaul’s Drag Race 10 (VH1, 8:00 PM, 90 min.)
    – 0.698 million viewers (#54)
    – 0.43 HH (#54)
    – 0.33 A18-49 (#13)
    – 0.24 A18-34 (#18)
    – 0.37 A25-54 (#18)

    Untucked 9 (VH1, 9:30 PM, 30 min.)
    – 0.481 million viewers (#76)
    – 0.30 HH (#79)
    – 0.24 A18-49 (#30)
    – 0.19 A18-34 (#30)
    – 0.24 A25-54 (#56)

    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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