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Thursday Final Ratings: CBS and TNT Share Leadership for Second Consecutive Night

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  • Network Leaders in Prime Time (5/03/18):
    Total Viewers: CBS – 8.3 million
    Adults 18-49: TNT – 1.6 rating
    Adults 18-34: TNT – 1.5 rating
    Adults 25-54: CBS – 2.2 rating

    What follows are the Live + Same Day rating results for the night’s broadcast network telecasts on Thursday, May 3:

    Grey’s Anatomy (ABC, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 6.659 million viewers
    – 4.5/9 HH
    – 1.6/7 A18-49 (2.3/10 F18-49, 1.0/4 M18-49)
    – 1.2/7 A18-34 (1.7/10 F18-34, 0.6/4 M18-34)
    – 2.0/7 A25-54 (2.9/10 F25-54, 1.1/4 M25-54)

    Station 19 (ABC, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 5.144 million viewers
    – 3.4/6 HH
    – 1.0/4 A18-49 (1.4/6 F18-49, 0.6/3 M18-49)
    – 0.7/4 A18-34 (0.9/5 F18-34, 0.4/2 M18-34)
    – 1.3/4 A25-54 (1.8/6 F25-54, 0.8/3 M25-54)

    Quantico (ABC, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 2.152 million viewers
    – 1.5/3 HH
    – 0.5/2 A18-49 (0.7/3 F18-49, 0.3/1 M18-49)
    – 0.4/2 A18-34 (0.6/3 F18-34, 0.2/1 M18-34)
    – 0.7/2 A25-54 (0.9/3 F25-54, 0.4/1 M25-54)

    The Big Bang Theory (CBS, 8:00 PM, 31 min.)
    – 12.926 million viewers
    – 8.0/16 HH
    – 2.4/11 A18-49 (2.7/12 F18-49, 2.1/10 M18-49)
    – 1.2/7 A18-34 (1.3/8 F18-34, 1.0/7 M18-34)
    – 3.6/14 A25-54 (4.0/14 F25-54, 3.3/13 M25-54)

    Young Sheldon (CBS, 8:31 PM, 30 min.)
    – 11.667 million viewers
    – 7.1/13 HH
    – 1.9/8 A18-49 (2.2/9 F18-49, 1.7/8 M18-49)
    – 1.0/6 A18-34 (1.2/6 F18-34, 0.8/5 M18-34)
    – 3.0/10 A25-54 (3.3/11 F25-54, 2.7/10 M25-54)

    Mom (CBS, 9:01 PM, 29 min.)
    – 8.631 million viewers
    – 5.4/10 HH
    – 1.4/6 A18-49 (1.8/7 F18-49, 1.1/5 M18-49)
    – 0.7/4 A18-34 (0.9/4 F18-34, 0.6/3 M18-34)
    – 2.3/8 A25-54 (2.7/9 F25-54, 1.8/6 M25-54)

    Life in Pieces (CBS, 9:30 PM, 30 min.)
    – 6.245 million viewers
    – 3.9/7 HH
    – 1.0/4 A18-49 (1.3/5 F18-49, 0.8/3 M18-49)
    – 0.6/3 A18-34 (0.7/4 F18-34, 0.4/3 M18-34)
    – 1.7/5 A25-54 (2.0/6 F25-54, 1.3/4 M25-54)

    S.W.A.T. (CBS, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 5.089 million viewers
    – 3.3/7 HH
    – 0.8/4 A18-49 (1.0/4 F18-49, 0.7/3 M18-49)
    – 0.5/3 A18-34 (0.6/3 F18-34, 0.5/3 M18-34)
    – 1.2/4 A25-54 (1.4/5 F25-54, 1.0/4 M25-54)

    Superstore (NBC, 8:00 PM, 31 min.)
    – 2.969 million viewers
    – 1.9/4 HH
    – 0.8/4 A18-49 (0.9/4 F18-49, 0.8/4 M18-49)
    – 0.6/3 A18-34 (0.6/4 F18-34, 0.5/3 M18-34)
    – 1.1/4 A25-54 (1.2/4 F25-54, 1.0/4 M25-54)

    A.P. Bio (NBC, 8:31 PM, 29 min.)
    – 2.027 million viewers
    – 1.3/2 HH
    – 0.6/3 A18-49 (0.6/3 F18-49, 0.5/2 M18-49)
    – 0.4/2 A18-34 (0.4/2 F18-34, 0.3/2 M18-34)
    – 0.8/3 A25-54 (0.8/3 F25-54, 0.7/3 M25-54)

    Will & Grace (R) (NBC, 9:00 PM, 30 min.)
    – 2.024 million viewers
    – 1.3/2 HH
    – 0.5/2 A18-49 (0.5/2 F18-49, 0.4/2 M18-49)
    – 0.3/1 A18-34 (0.3/2 F18-34, 0.2/1 M18-34)
    – 0.7/2 A25-54 (0.8/2 F25-54, 0.6/2 M25-54)

    Champions (NBC, 9:30 PM, 30 min.)
    – 1.530 million viewers
    – 1.0/2 HH
    – 0.4/2 A18-49 (0.4/2 F18-49, 0.3/1 M18-49)
    – 0.2/1 A18-34 (0.3/1 F18-34, 0.1/1 M18-34)
    – 0.5/2 A25-54 (0.6/2 F25-54, 0.4/1 M25-54)

    Chicago Fire (NBC, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 5.544 million viewers
    – 3.6/7 HH
    – 1.0/4 A18-49 (1.2/5 F18-49, 0.8/4 M18-49)
    – 0.6/3 A18-34 (0.7/4 F18-34, 0.4/3 M18-34)
    – 1.3/5 A25-54 (1.6/6 F25-54, 1.0/4 M25-54)

    Gotham (Fox, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 1.941 million viewers
    – 1.2/2 HH
    – 0.6/2 A18-49 (0.5/2 F18-49, 0.6/3 M18-49)
    – 0.3/2 A18-34 (0.4/2 F18-34, 0.3/2 M18-34)
    – 0.7/3 A25-54 (0.7/2 F25-54, 0.8/3 M25-54)

    Showtime at The Apollo (Fox, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 2.216 million viewers
    – 1.4/3 HH
    – 0.5/2 A18-49 (0.6/2 F18-49, 0.5/2 M18-49)
    – 0.3/2 A18-34 (0.3/2 F18-34, 0.3/2 M18-34)
    – 0.7/2 A25-54 (0.8/2 F25-54, 0.6/2 M25-54)

    Supernatural (CW, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 1.391 million viewers
    – 0.9/2 HH
    – 0.4/2 A18-49 (0.4/2 F18-49, 0.4/2 M18-49)
    – 0.3/2 A18-34 (0.3/2 F18-34, 0.4/3 M18-34)
    – 0.5/2 A25-54 (0.5/2 F25-54, 0.5/2 M25-54)

    Arrow (CW, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 1.104 million viewers
    – 0.7/1 HH
    – 0.4/1 A18-49 (0.3/1 F18-49, 0.4/2 M18-49)
    – 0.3/2 A18-34 (0.3/2 F18-34, 0.3/2 M18-34)
    – 0.4/1 A25-54 (0.4/1 F25-54, 0.4/1 M25-54)

    La Rosa de Guadalupe (Univision, 7:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 1.517 million viewers
    – 0.8/2 HH
    – 0.5/3 A18-49

    El Rico y Lazaro (Univision, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 1.586 million viewers
    – 0.9/2 HH
    – 0.5/2 A18-49

    Papa a Toda Madre (Univision, 9:00 PM, 61 min.)
    – 1.397 million viewers
    – 0.8/1 HH
    – 0.5/2 A18-49

    Por Amar Sin Ley (Univision, 10:01 PM, 59 min.)
    – 1.443 million viewers
    – 0.9/2 HH
    – 0.5/2 A18-49

    La Tierra Prometida (R) (UniMás, 7:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 0.415 million viewers
    – 0.2/1 HH
    – 0.1/1 A18-49

    El Principe (UniMás, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 0.210 million viewers
    – 0.1/0 HH
    – 0.1/0 A18-49

    La Tierra Prometida (UniMás, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 1.214 million viewers
    – 0.7/1 HH
    – 0.3/1 A18-49

    Reto 4 Elementos: Naturaleza Extrema (UniMás, 10:00 PM, 120 min.)
    – 0.487 million viewers
    – 0.3/1 HH
    – 0.2/1 A18-49

    Caso Cerrado: Edición Estelar (Telemundo, 7:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 1.178 million viewers
    – 0.8/2 HH
    – 0.3/1 A18-49
    – 0.2/1 A18-34

    Mi Familia Perfecta (Telemundo, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 0.905 million viewers
    – 0.5/1 HH
    – 0.3/1 A18-49
    – 0.2/1 A18-34

    Al Otro Lado Del Muro (Telemundo, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 1.166 million viewers
    – 0.6/1 HH
    – 0.4/2 A18-49
    – 0.4/2 A18-34

    Enemigo Intimo (Telemundo, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 1.466 million viewers
    – 0.8/2 HH
    – 0.6/3 A18-49
    – 0.5/3 A18-34

    What follows are the Live + Same Day rating results for the night’s select cable telecasts on Thursday, May 3 (with the night’s cable ranks according to total viewers and adults 18-49 in parentheses):

    Marcia Clark Investigates (A&E, 9:00 PM, 123 min.)
    – 0.563 million viewers (#70)
    – 0.38 HH (#69)
    – 0.18 A18-49 (#68)
    – 0.10 A18-34 (#80)
    – 0.24 A25-54 (#61)

    Southern Charm (BRAVO, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 1.200 million viewers (#21)
    – 0.83 HH (#19)
    – 0.42 A18-49 (#15)
    – 0.27 A18-34 (#23)
    – 0.57 A25-54 (#8)

    Imposters (BRAVO, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 0.453 million viewers (#83)
    – 0.29 HH (#81)
    – 0.13 A18-49 (#91)
    – 0.08 A18-34 (#90)
    – 0.19 A25-54 (#74)

    Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 1.095 million viewers (#29)
    – 0.78 HH (#23)
    – 0.20 A18-49 (#56)
    – 0.07 A18-34 (#96)
    – 0.28 A25-54 (#44)

    Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 1.053 million viewers (#31)
    – 0.76 HH (#26)
    – 0.21 A18-49 (#52)
    – 0.08 A18-34 (#90)
    – 0.27 A25-54 (#48)

    CNN Tonight (CNN, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 1.164 million viewers (#24)
    – 0.83 HH (#19)
    – 0.22 A18-49 (#49)
    – 0.09 A18-34 (#83)
    – 0.30 A25-54 (#37)

    NBA Playoffs-Conference Semifinals Eastern Conference Game 2: Cleveland Cavaliers at Toronto Raptors (ESPN, 6:03 PM, 152 min.)
    – 3.233 million viewers (#2)
    – 2.05 HH (#4)
    – 1.24 A18-49 (#2)
    – 1.22 A18-34 (#2)
    – 1.28 A25-54 (#2)

    Sportscenter 12AM (ESPN, 8:35 PM, 85 min.)
    – 1.229 million viewers (#18)
    – 0.82 HH (#21)
    – 0.48 A18-49 (#9)
    – 0.47 A18-34 (#11)
    – 0.50 A25-54 (#13)

    Beat Bobby Flay (FOOD, 10:00 PM, 30 min.)
    – 0.856 million viewers (#39)
    – 0.59 HH (#38)
    – 0.24 A18-49 (#40)
    – 0.19 A18-34 (#35)
    – 0.29 A25-54 (#38)

    Tucker Carlson Tonight (FOXNC, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 2.680 million viewers (#5)
    – 1.76 HH (#5)
    – 0.25 A18-49 (#38)
    – 0.12 A18-34 (#69)
    – 0.41 A25-54 (#19)

    Hannity (FOXNC, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 3.208 million viewers (#3)
    – 2.13 HH (#2)
    – 0.26 A18-49 (#31)
    – 0.09 A18-34 (#83)
    – 0.47 A25-54 (#17)

    The Ingraham Angle (FOXNC, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 2.584 million viewers (#6)
    – 1.72 HH (#6)
    – 0.23 A18-49 (#45)
    – 0.10 A18-34 (#80)
    – 0.40 A25-54 (#22)

    Siren (FRFM, 8:00 PM, 61 min.)
    – 0.513 million viewers (#74)
    – 0.34 HH (#72)
    – 0.16 A18-49 (#76)
    – 0.14 A18-34 (#59)
    – 0.19 A25-54 (#74)

    FX Movie Prime Ride Along 2 (2016) (FX, 8:00 PM, 120 min.)
    – 0.485 million viewers (#77)
    – 0.28 HH (#84)
    – 0.20 A18-49 (#56)
    – 0.19 A18-34 (#35)
    – 0.22 A25-54 (#66)

    Atlanta (FX, 10:00 PM, 33 min.)
    – 0.694 million viewers (#54)
    – 0.43 HH (#55)
    – 0.38 A18-49 (#21)
    – 0.40 A18-34 (#14)
    – 0.33 A25-54 (#31)

    Flip or Flop Vegas (HGTV, 9:00 PM, 30 min.)
    – 1.166 million viewers (#23)
    – 0.76 HH (#26)
    – 0.23 A18-49 (#45)
    – 0.16 A18-34 (#50)
    – 0.32 A25-54 (#33)

    House Hunters (HGTV, 10:00 PM, 30 min.)
    – 1.488 million viewers (#14)
    – 0.99 HH (#12)
    – 0.26 A18-49 (#31)
    – 0.17 A18-34 (#42)
    – 0.35 A25-54 (#25)

    House Hunters International (HGTV, 10:30 PM, 30 min.)
    – 1.418 million viewers (#15)
    – 0.96 HH (#13)
    – 0.24 A18-49 (#40)
    – 0.12 A18-34 (#69)
    – 0.34 A25-54 (#28)

    Swamp People (HIST, 9:00 PM, 63 min.)
    – 1.795 million viewers (#10)
    – 1.04 HH (#10)
    – 0.41 A18-49 (#16)
    – 0.30 A18-34 (#18)
    – 0.56 A25-54 (#10)

    Truck Night in America (HIST, 10:03 PM, 61 min.)
    – 0.931 million viewers (#37)
    – 0.52 HH (#42)
    – 0.31 A18-49 (#25)
    – 0.24 A18-34 (#27)
    – 0.40 A25-54 (#22)

    Murder Calls (ID, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 1.125 million viewers (#28)
    – 0.78 HH (#23)
    – 0.25 A18-49 (#38)
    – 0.15 A18-34 (#57)
    – 0.35 A25-54 (#25)

    Diabolical (ID, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 1.222 million viewers (#19)
    – 0.88 HH (#16)
    – 0.30 A18-49 (#27)
    – 0.12 A18-34 (#69)
    – 0.42 A25-54 (#18)

    All In with Chris Hayes (MSNBC, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 1.855 million viewers (#9)
    – 1.33 HH (#8)
    – 0.22 A18-49 (#49)
    – 0.05 A18-34 (#98)
    – 0.32 A25-54 (#33)

    Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 3.025 million viewers (#4)
    – 2.07 HH (#3)
    – 0.35 A18-49 (#22)
    – 0.09 A18-34 (#83)
    – 0.52 A25-54 (#12)

    Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell (MSNBC, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 2.338 million viewers (#7)
    – 1.64 HH (#7)
    – 0.29 A18-49 (#29)
    – 0.09 A18-34 (#83)
    – 0.41 A25-54 (#19)

    Jersey Shore: Family Vacation (MTV, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 1.513 million viewers (#12)
    – 0.92 HH (#15)
    – 0.87 A18-49 (#3)
    – 1.09 A18-34 (#3)
    – 0.78 A25-54 (#4)

    Ex on the Beach (MTV, 9:00 PM, 61 min.)
    – 0.727 million viewers (#51)
    – 0.46 HH (#51)
    – 0.44 A18-49 (#13)
    – 0.62 A18-34 (#5)
    – 0.35 A25-54 (#25)

    Journey to the Center (NAN, 8:00 PM, 120 min.)
    – 0.776 million viewers (#43)
    – 0.50 HH (#46)
    – 0.22 A18-49 (#49)
    – 0.20 A18-34 (#32)
    – 0.23 A25-54 (#64)

    NHL Semifinals Eastern Conference Game 4: Washington Capitals at Pittsburgh Penguins (NBCSN, 6:58 PM, 167 min.)
    – 1.746 million viewers (#11)
    – 1.04 HH (#10)
    – 0.60 A18-49 (#5)
    – 0.52 A18-34 (#8)
    – 0.74 A25-54 (#5)

    NHL Semifinals Western Conference Game 4: Nashville Predators at Winnipeg Jets (NBCSN, 9:45 PM, 155 min.)
    – 1.036 million viewers (#33)
    – 0.65 HH (#33)
    – 0.39 A18-49 (#17)
    – 0.29 A18-34 (#20)
    – 0.48 A25-54 (#15)

    My 600-Lb. Life OTF: Super (TLC, 8:00 PM, 120 min.)
    – 0.641 million viewers (#61)
    – 0.43 HH (#55)
    – 0.19 A18-49 (#63)
    – 0.12 A18-34 (#69)
    – 0.25 A25-54 (#56)

    Skin Tight: Transformed (TLC, 10:00 PM, 61 min.)
    – 0.472 million viewers (#79)
    – 0.34 HH (#72)
    – 0.14 A18-49 (#85)
    – 0.07 A18-34 (#96)
    – 0.18 A25-54 (#78)

    NBA Playoffs Pre-Game (TNT, 8:30 PM, 10 min.)
    – 2.013 million viewers (#8)
    – 1.29 HH (#9)
    – 0.70 A18-49 (#4)
    – 0.56 A18-34 (#7)
    – 0.79 A25-54 (#3)

    NBA Playoffs-Round 2 Eastern Conference Game 2: Philadelphia 76ers at Boston Celtics (TNT, 8:40 PM, 152 min.)
    – 5.088 million viewers (#1)
    – 3.16 HH (#1)
    – 2.01 A18-49 (#1)
    – 1.88 A18-34 (#1)
    – 2.17 A25-54 (#1)

    Mysteries at the Museum (TRAV, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 0.622 million viewers (#65)
    – 0.41 HH (#58)
    – 0.12 A18-49 (#97)
    – 0.03 A18-34 (#100)
    – 0.18 A25-54 (#78)

    Impractical Jokers (TRU, 10:00 PM, 30 min.)
    – 0.654 million viewers (#58)
    – 0.41 HH (#58)
    – 0.34 A18-49 (#23)
    – 0.26 A18-34 (#24)
    – 0.34 A25-54 (#28)

    Impractical Jokers: Inside Jokes (TRU, 10:30 PM, 30 min.)
    – 0.455 million viewers (#82)
    – 0.30 HH (#80)
    – 0.24 A18-49 (#40)
    – 0.23 A18-34 (#28)
    – 0.21 A25-54 (#67)

    Liga MX Tigres vs. Santos (UDN, 8:25 PM, 123 min.)
    – 0.614 million viewers (#66)
    – 0.34 HH (#72)
    – 0.26 A18-49 (#31)
    – 0.17 A18-34 (#42)
    – 0.29 A25-54 (#38)

    Liga MX Monarcas vs. Tolucas (UDN, 10:28 PM, 126 min.)
    – 0.545 million viewers (#72)
    – 0.31 HH (#79)
    – 0.24 A18-49 (#40)
    – 0.17 A18-34 (#42)
    – 0.27 A25-54 (#48)

    RuPaul’s Drag Race 10 (VH1, 8:00 PM, 90 min.)
    – 0.840 million viewers (#40)
    – 0.45 HH (#52)
    – 0.45 A18-49 (#11)
    – 0.49 A18-34 (#9)
    – 0.40 A25-54 (#22)

    Untucked 9 (VH1, 9:30 PM, 30 min.)
    – 0.683 million viewers (#56)
    – 0.34 HH (#72)
    – 0.39 A18-49 (#17)
    – 0.44 A18-34 (#13)
    – 0.32 A25-54 (#33)

    Braxton Family Values (WETV, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 0.810 million viewers (#41)
    – 0.57 HH (#39)
    – 0.26 A18-49 (#31)
    – 0.20 A18-34 (#32)
    – 0.34 A25-54 (#28)

    Hustle & Soul (WETV, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 0.562 million viewers (#71)
    – 0.39 HH (#66)
    – 0.20 A18-49 (#56)
    – 0.17 A18-34 (#42)
    – 0.25 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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