Posted in:

Thursday Overnight Ratings: NFL Football on NBC Thanksgiving Prime Time Grows 15 Percent from Last Year

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2018

Household Rating/Share (top 56 markets)
NBC: 10.9/23, Fox: 3.3/ 7, CBS: 3.0/ 6, ABC: 1.8/ 4, CW: 0.5/ 1

-Household Percent Change from the Year-Ago Evening (11/23/17):
Fox: +200, NBC: +22, ABC: +13, CW: -17, CBS: -35

What follows are the household overnight ratings for Thursday, November 22 broken out by half-hour:

PRIME TIME

8:30-11:30 p.m.

NBC (11/22/18): 11.2/24 — “NFL Football: Atlanta Falcons at New Orleans Saints”

NBC (11/23/17): 9.7/20 — “NFL Football: New York Giants at Washington Redskins”

Difference (2018 vs. 2017): +15 percent

8:00 p.m.
ABC: 2.0/ 4 (#4) — “20/20: Mary Poppins Returns: Behind the Magic” (special)
CBS: 3.4/ 7 (#3) — “The Big Bang Theory” (repeat)
NBC: 7.5/17 (#1) — “Football Night in America”
Fox: 5.7/12 (#2) — “MasterChef Junior: Celebrity Showdown” (special)
CW: 0.4/ 1 (#5) — “iHeartRadio Music Festival” (repeat)

8:30 p.m.
ABC: 1.9/ 4 (#4) — “20/20: Mary Poppins Returns: Behind the Magic” (special)
CBS: 3.3/ 7 (#2) — “Young Sheldon” (repeat)
NBC: 11.0/24 (#1) — “NFL Football: Atlanta Falcons at New Orleans Saints”
Fox: 3.0/ 6 (#3) — “MasterChef Junior: Celebrity Showdown” (special)
CW: 0.5/ 1 (#5) — “iHeartRadio Music Festival” (repeat)

9:00 p.m.
ABC: 2.0/ 4 (#4) — “Meghan’s New Life: The Real Princess Diaries” (special)
CBS: 3.4/ 7 (#2) — “The Big Bang Theory” (repeat)
NBC: 12.1/25 (#1) — “NFL Football: Atlanta Falcons at New Orleans Saints”
Fox: 2.4/ 5 (#3) — “MasterChef Junior: Celebrity Showdown” (special)
CW: 0.5/ 1 (#5) — “iHeartRadio Music Festival” (repeat)

9:30 p.m.
ABC: 2.0/ 4 (#4) — “Meghan’s New Life: The Real Princess Diaries” (special)
CBS: 3.4/ 7 (#2) — “Murphy Brown”
NBC: 11.6/24 (#1) — “NFL Football: Atlanta Falcons at New Orleans Saints”
Fox: 2.1/ 4 (#3) — “MasterChef Junior: Celebrity Showdown” (special)
CW: 0.5/ 1 (#5) — “iHeartRadio Music Festival” (repeat)

10:00 p.m.
ABC: 1.6/ 3 (#3) — “I’m Coming Home” (special)
CBS: 2.3/ 5 (#2) — “S.W.A.T.” (repeat)
NBC: 11.8/24 (#1) — “NFL Football: Atlanta Falcons at New Orleans Saints”

10:30 p.m.
ABC: 1.4/ 5 (#3) — “I’m Coming Home” (special)
CBS: 2.3/ 5 (#2) — “S.W.A.T.” (repeat)
NBC: 11.4/24 (#1) — “NFL Football: Atlanta Falcons at New Orleans Saints”

11:00 p.m.
NBC: 9.0/20 — “NFL Football: Atlanta Falcons at New Orleans Saints”

LATE NIGHT

11:30 p.m.
ABC: 1.5/ 4 (#2) — “Jimmy Kimmel” (repeat)
CBS: 2.1/ 5 (#1) — “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” (repeat)

12:00 a.m.
ABC: 1.0/ 3 (#3) — “Jimmy Kimmel” (repeat)
CBS: 1.4/ 4 (#1) — “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” (repeat)

12:30 a.m.
ABC: 0.8/ 3 (#2) — “Nightline”
CBS: 1.1/ 3 (#1) — “The Late Late Show with James Corden” (repeat)

1:00 a.m.
CBS: 0.8/ 3 — “The Late Late Show with James Corden” (repeat)

Source: Nielsen Media Research

2 Comments

Leave a Reply
  1. Thanks for posting. A couple of observations: The CBS shows should be No. 2 for the 8:30-10 p.m. hours, yes? And the 10-11 p.m. rankings should be 1, 2 and 3?

    CBS sure was consistent from 8-10 p.m. in household numbers.