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Thursday Ratings: ABC and NBC Share Dominance; The 2 Nets Feature a Pair of Season-Enders

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Thursday 6/03/21 Preliminary Ratings

Total Viewers:
ABC: 4.04 million, NBC: 3.54, CBS: 2.74, Fox: 1.15, CW: 430,000

Adults 18-49:
ABC and NBC: 0.6 rating/4 share each, CBS and Fox: 0.3/ 2 each, CW: 0.1/ 1

There were four season finales last night — two on ABC and two on NBC — and they fared as follows.

“Station 19” (ABC) – Thursday 8 p.m. ET
Viewers: 4.71 million (#1), A18-49: 0.6/ 5 (#1)

“Grey’s Anatomy” (ABC) – Thursday 8 p.m. ET
Viewers: 4.62 million (#1), A18-49: 0.8/ 5 (#1)

“Law & Order: SVU” (NBC) – Thursday 9 p.m. ET
Viewers: 4.07 million (#2), A18-49: 0.7/ 5 (#2)

“Law & Order: Organized” (ABC) – Thursday 10 p.m. ET
Viewers: 3.89 million (#1), A18-49: 0.6/ 4 (#1)

Earlier in the evening was NBC drama “Manifest” (Viewers: #3, 2.66 million; A18-49: #3t, 0.4/ 3 at 8 p.m.), which is still on the fence for next season. And ABC featured an original telecast of “Rebel”, starring Katey Sagal, at 10 p.m., which earned its cancellation stripes with 2.79 million viewers (#2) and a 0.4/ 2 (#2) in the demo.

Elsewhere, CBS featured an original episode of sitcom “United States of Al” (Viewers: #2, 3.68 million; A18-49: #2t, 0.4/ 3 at 8:30 p.m.) surrounded by all repeats. Later in the night was freshman drama “Clarice” (Viewers: #3, 1.83 million; A18-49: #3, 0.2/ 1 at 10 p.m.), which the network is better off canceling than shipping off to streamer Paramount+.

Fox game show “Beat Shazam”, meanwhile, opened its new season with 1.69 million viewers (#4) and a 0.4/ 3 in adults 18-49 (#2t). The remainder of the evening was repeats.

UPDATED 6/12/2021: What follows are the Live + Seven Day rating results for the night’s network telecasts on Thursday, June 3:

Station 19 (ABC)
• Updated Live+Same Day: 4.903 million viewers, 0.69 adults 18-49 rating
• Live+3: 6.197 million viewers, 0.97 adults 18-49 rating
• Live+7: 6.564 million viewers, 1.06 adults 18-49 rating
• Gains: +1.661 million viewers (+34%), +0.37 adults 18-49 rating (+54%)

Grey’s Anatomy (ABC)
• Updated Live+Same Day: 4.759 million viewers, 0.84 adults 18-49 rating
• Live+3: 6.760 million viewers, 1.32 adults 18-49 rating
• Live+7: 7.287 million viewers, 1.49 adults 18-49 rating
• Gains: +2.528 million viewers (+53%), +0.65 adults 18-49 rating (+78%)

Rebel (ABC)
• Updated Live+Same Day: 2.822 million viewers, 0.38 adults 18-49 rating
• Live+3: 4.265 million viewers, 0.54 adults 18-49 rating
• Live+7: 4.598 million viewers, 0.58 adults 18-49 rating
• Gains: +1.776 million viewers (+63%), +0.19 adults 18-49 rating (+50%)

United States of Al (CBS)
• Updated Live+Same Day: 3.951 million viewers, 0.48 adults 18-49 rating
• Live+3: 4.641 million viewers, 0.58 adults 18-49 rating
• Live+7: 4.829 million viewers, 0.61 adults 18-49 rating
• Gains: +0.878 million viewers (+22%), +0.13 adults 18-49 rating (+26%)

Clarice (CBS)
• Updated Live+Same Day: 1.887 million viewers, 0.22 adults 18-49 rating
• Live+3: 3.527 million viewers, 0.40 adults 18-49 rating
• Live+7: 4.010 million viewers, 0.48 adults 18-49 rating
• Gains: +2.123 million viewers (+113%), +0.26 adults 18-49 rating (+120%)

Manifest (NBC)
• Updated Live+Same Day: 2.779 million viewers, 0.39 adults 18-49 rating
• Live+3: 4.284 million viewers, 0.69 adults 18-49 rating
• Live+7: 4.745 million viewers, 0.80 adults 18-49 rating
• Gains: +1.966 million viewers (+71%), +0.41 adults 18-49 rating (+105%)

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (NBC)
• Updated Live+Same Day: 4.229 million viewers, 0.71 adults 18-49 rating
• Live+3: 6.096 million viewers, 1.14 adults 18-49 rating
• Live+7: 6.672 million viewers, 1.30 adults 18-49 rating
• Gains: +2.443 million viewers (+58%), +0.58 adults 18-49 rating (+82%)

Law & Order: Organized Crime (NBC)
• Updated Live+Same Day: 4.023 million viewers, 0.63 adults 18-49 rating
• Live+3: 5.940 million viewers, 1.12 adults 18-49 rating
• Live+7: 6.398 million viewers, 1.23 adults 18-49 rating
• Gains: +2.375 million viewers (+59%), +0.60 adults 18-49 rating (+94%)

Beat Shazam (P) (Fox)
• Updated Live+Same Day: 1.766 million viewers, 0.45 adults 18-49 rating
• Live+3: 2.055 million viewers, 0.54 adults 18-49 rating
• Live+7: 2.123 million viewers, 0.57 adults 18-49 rating
• Gains: +0.357 million viewers (+20%), +0.12 adults 18-49 rating (+27%)

Source: Nielsen