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Thursday Ratings: The NFL Draft Leads ABC to Victory; Quiet Finale for ‘Will & Grace’ on NBC

Thursday Fast Affiliate Ratings

Thursday, April 23, 2020

What follows are the fast affiliate ratings from Nielsen for Thursday, April 23. Note: These ratings are time period based (and are, therefore, only approximate).

Total Viewers:
ABC: 6.14 million, CBS: 5.08, NBC: 3.14, Fox: 2.53, CW: 450,000

Adults 18-49:
ABC: 1.6 rating/7 share, CBS and NBC: 0.6/ 3, Fox: 0.5/ 2, CW: 0.1/ 0


8:00 p.m.

ABC – NFL Draft
Viewers: 7.71 million (#1), A18-49: 1.8/ 8 (#1)

CBS – Young Sheldon (R)
Viewers: 5.73 million (#2), A18-49: 0.6/ 3 (#3t)

NBC – Superstore (season finale)
Viewers: 3.10 million (#4), A18-49: 0.7/ 3 (#2)

Fox – Last Man Standing
Viewers: 4.07 million (#3), A18-49: 0.6/ 3 (#3t)

CW – Katy Keene
Viewers: 589,000 (#5), A18-49: 0.1/ 1 (#5)


8:30 p.m.

ABC – NFL Draft
Viewers: 7.37 million (#1), A18-49: 1.8/ 8 (#1)

CBS – Man With a Plan
Viewers: 5.74 million (#2), A18-49: 0.6/ 3 (#2t)

NBC – Brooklyn Nine-Nine (season finale)
Viewers: 2.32 million (#4), A18-49: 0.6/ 3 (#2t)

Fox – Last Man Standing (R)
Viewers: 2.89 million (#3), A18-49: 0.5/ 2 (#4)

CW – Katy Keene
Viewers: 418,000 (#5), A18-49: 0.1/ 0 (#5)


9:00 p.m.

ABC – NFL Draft
Viewers: 6.58 million (#1), A18-49: 1.7/ 8 (#1)

CBS – Mom (R)
Viewers: 4.90 million (#2), A18-49: 0.5/ 2 (#2t)

NBC – Will & Grace (series finale)
Viewers: 3.13 million (#3), A18-49: 0.5/ 2 (#2t)

Fox – Mental Samurai (R)
Viewers: 1.67 million (#4), A18-49: 0.4/ 2 (#4)

CW – In the Dark
Viewers: 394,000 (#5), A18-49: 0.1/ 0 (#5)


9:30 p.m.

ABC – NFL Draft
Viewers: 5.86 million (#1), A18-49: 1.6/ 7 (#1)

CBS – Broke
Viewers: 4.82 million (#2), A18-49: 0.6/ 3 (#2)

NBC – Will & Grace (sclips)
Viewers: 2.93 million (#3), A18-49: 0.5/ 2 (#3)

Fox – Mental Samurai (R)
Viewers: 1.47 million (#4), A18-49: 0.3/ 1 (#4)

CW – In the Dark
Viewers: 402,000 (#5), A18-49: 0.1/ 0 (#5)


10:00 p.m.

ABC – NFL Draft
Viewers: 5.00 million (#1), A18-49: 1.4/ 6 (#1)

CBS – Tommy
Viewers: 4.74 million (#2), A18-49: 0.5/ 2 (#3)

NBC – Law & Order: SVU (season finale)
Viewers: 3.67 million (#3), A18-49: 0.7/ 3 (#2)


10:30 p.m.

ABC – NFL Draft
Viewers: 4.32 million (#2), A18-49: 1.2/ 6 (#1)

CBS – Tommy
Viewers: 4.55 million (#2), A18-49: 0.5/ 2 (#3)

NBC – Law & Order: SVU (season finale)
Viewers: 3.69 million (#3), A18-49: 0.6/ 3 (#2)

Source: Nielsen Media Research

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  1. That drop for Katy Keene is ugly. I wonder what the CW could even do with the show? They can’t move it to Fridays as they have Dynasty & Charmed there. If they moved it to 9pm it’d likely hit a zero rating. Could this be the first cancelation after a single season for the network in years?

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